Walter Eugene Shifler

Male28 November 1871–3 February 1939

Brief Life History of Walter Eugene

When Walter Eugene Shifler was born on 28 November 1871, in Maryland, United States, his father, Daniel S. Shifler, was 29 and his mother, Maria Neikirk, was 27. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Alice Elizabeth Miller. He lived in District 8, Washington, Maryland, United States in 1910 and Rohrersville, Washington, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. In 1930, at the age of 59, his occupation is listed as farmer in Washington, Maryland, United States. He died on 3 February 1939, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Boonsboro Cemetery, Boonsboro, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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Walter Eugene Shifler
Alice Elizabeth Miller
Earl Miller Shifler
Mary Catherine shifler
John Clayton Shifler
Daniel Roscoe Shifler

Sources (8)

  • Walter E Shiffler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walter Eugene Shifler, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Walter Shifler in entry for D Roscoe Shifler Boonsboro, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Scheidler or of Schüttler, see Schuttler .

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

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