Nellie Jane Shaffner

11 January 1928–30 January 1996 (Age 68)
Martinsville, Clark, Illinois, United States

The Life of Nellie Jane

When Nellie Jane Shaffner was born on 11 January 1928, in Martinsville, Clark, Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel Tennis Shaffner, was 40 and her mother, Clara Spittler, was 38. She had at least 1 son with Robert L Weppler. She died on 30 January 1996, in Robinson, Crawford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Oblong, Crawford, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert L Weppler
Nellie Jane Shaffner
Keith Douglas Weppler

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    Keith Douglas Weppler


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+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 4

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schaffner .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Nellie Shaffner in household of Tennis Shaffner, "United States Census, 1940"

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