Baxter Nathaniel Shaffer

19 January 1900–30 August 1981 (Age 81)
Kinderhook District, Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Baxter Nathaniel

When Baxter Nathaniel Shaffer was born on 19 January 1900, in Kinderhook District, Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, Daniel Webster Shaffer, was 40 and his mother, Eliza Virginia Felty, was 37. He married Emma Russell Akers on 21 November 1931, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Loudon District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 30 August 1981, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Baxter Nathaniel Shaffer
Emma Russell Akers
Marriage: 21 November 1931
Baxter Nathaniel Shaffer Jr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1931Cabell, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank
    Age 1
    Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 23
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schäffer (see Schaffer 2), Schaffer 1, or Schäfer (see Schaefer ).

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Baxter Nathaniel Shaffer, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
    • Baxter N Shaffer in household of Daniel W Shaffer, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Baxter Nathaniel Shaffer, "West Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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