Elmer Ellis Schafer

28 October 1903–4 January 1953 (Age 49)
Conception Junction, Nodaway, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elmer Ellis

When Elmer Ellis Schafer was born on 28 October 1903, in Conception Junction, Nodaway, Missouri, United States, his father, Anton Mathias Schafer, was 46 and his mother, Madora Susan Smith, was 28. He married Martha Emily Ingalls on 25 July 1925, in El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Jefferson Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. In 1930, at the age of 27, his occupation is listed as electrician, oil refinery in El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States. He died on 4 January 1953, in El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Sunset Lawns Cemetery, El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Ellis Schafer
Martha Emily Ingalls
Marriage: 25 July 1925
Robert Lee Schafer

Spouse and Children

25 July 1925
El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States


    Robert Lee Schafer


Parents and Siblings

    Anton Mathias Schafer





    Mable Hildegard Schafer


    Catherine Belle Schafer


    Anna Lucy Schafer




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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 14

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

German (Schäfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Schaefer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elmer Shafer in household of Anton M Shafer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • E E Schafer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elmer E Schafer, "United States Census, 1930"

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