Fred Schafer


The Life of Fred

When Fred Schafer was born in 1862, in Germany, his father, Casper Schafer, was 38 and his mother, Susan Hawn, was 30. He married Effie Mae Watson on 3 November 1926, in Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States. He lived in Stafford, Genesee, New York, United States for about 10 years and Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

Fred Schafer
Effie Mae Watson
Marriage: 3 November 1926

Spouse and Children

3 November 1926
Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Casper Schafer


    Susan Hawn




    Amy C Schafer


    Lottie Schafer


    Charles F Shaffer



    George Schafer


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 2

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 34

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frederick G Shaffer in household of Casper Shaffer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fred Schafer in household of Casper Schafer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fred Schafer, "United States Census, 1930"

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