Jean Helen Shafer

7 August 1919–April 1971 (Age 51)
Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jean Helen

When Jean Helen Shafer was born on 7 August 1919, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Arthur August Shafer, was 27 and her mother, Helen M. Hathaway, was 24. She died in April 1971, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Arthur August Shafer
Helen M. Hathaway
Jean Helen Shafer
David Arthur Shafer
Anne Marie Shafer
Edward Lewis Shafer

Parents and Siblings

    Arthur August Shafer





World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 16

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schaefer ‘shepherd’ or Schaffer ‘steward’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Jean H Shafer in household of Arthur A Shafer, "United States Census, 1920"

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