Annie C Gindelsperger

1894–1983 (Age 89)
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Annie C

When Annie C Gindelsperger was born on 11 January 1894, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Levi J. Gindlesperger, was 28 and her mother, Rebecca Alice Griffith, was 26. She had at least 1 daughter with Homer Sylvester Shaffer. She died on 3 January 1983, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Thomas Mennonite Cemetery, Thomas Mill, Conemaugh Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Annie C Gindelsperger
Homer Sylvester Shaffer
Irene Shaffer

Spouse & Children



  • Irene Shaffer


Parents & Siblings

  • Levi J. Gindlesperger


  • Rebecca Alice Griffith




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Possibly a German topographic name for someone who lived on a mountain near Gindels, Bavaria.

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

Sources (3)

  • Annie C Shaffer in household of Homer S Shaffer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna C Shaffer in household of Homer S Shaffer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Annie C Gindlesperge in household of Levi J Gindlesperge, "United States Census, 1910"

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