William Daniel Schafer

15 December 1886–23 December 1948 (Age 62)
Powellsville, Green Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Daniel

When William Daniel Schafer was born on 15 December 1886, in Powellsville, Green Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States, his father, George Schafer, was 38 and his mother, Sophia C Wagner, was 35. He married Mayem E. Doyle on 14 February 1911, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He lived in Green Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 23 December 1948, in Powellsville, Scioto, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62.

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William Daniel Schafer
Mayem E. Doyle
Marriage: 14 February 1911

Spouse and Children

14 February 1911
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Schafer


    Sophia C Wagner




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German (Schäfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Schaefer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William D Schafer in household of George Schafer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Will Daniel Schaffer, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Will Daniel Schaffer, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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