Fifth Generation, Part Four

355. Michael SHAVER-24885 (Johannes SHAVER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 8 Aug 1784 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada. He died 29 Nov 1867 in Winchester, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was buried 1 Dec 1867 in Winchester, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

MARRIAGE: (Elizabeth Trenchard) 25 September 1808 by Rev. J. G. Weagant. (Willliamsburgh Matilda etc. Ch. Records. Reel M14960)

NOTE: Michael Shaver of Williamsburg received by O. C. of 25 Feb 1812 a Free Grant of Land, as Son of an United Empire Loyalist. 24 Fe 1819 was in Osgoode Twp., Concession 5, Lot 1 Located.

RESIDENCE: "Michael Shaver was not mentioned in his father's will. John Shaver, Sr., had already transferred to him the ownership of the west 1/2 of Lot 14, Concession 4, Williamsburgh (100 acres) on 23 Sep 1817 (Deed no. 505). Michael and his wife Jane sold this land to James Baker on 27 February 1884. He probably moved around that time to Winchester Township, where he is recorded on Lot 17, Concession 9 in the 1851 census, with his son, John A. Shaver."

NOTE: (Ellizabeth Trenchard) "John Shaver of Williamsburgh, U.E.L. had a son Michael, according United Canadian Loyalist petition 2 January 1812, warrant 4 May 1812 (200 acres), Reel C2810, S 10/95, P.A.C., Ottawa."

DEATH: Recorded: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario Canada. Aged 83yrs 3mos 21dys.

Michael married (MRIN:10350) Jane BEYS-24886, daughter of Henry BEYS-40449 (MRIN:10351), on 25 Sep 1808 in Williamsburg, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada. Jane was born 1790 in , , , USA. She died 20 Jul 1878 in Winchester, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

NOTE: "Rae Myers of Morrisburg, who is a descendant of Michael and Jane, did try to find more about the Beys in the State of New York, without success. He did encounter, however, the name Buys and wondered if this might have been the original name. In May 1661, AERT PIETERSEN BUYS and PETER MARCELIS with wife and 4 children and 2 servants came from Beest in Holland to the New Netherlands." (Elizabeth Trenchard) Another source has the question: "Indian"?

Michael and Jane had the following children:

1118 F i. Nellie Eliza SHAVER-40438 was born 12 Apr 1809 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was christened 7 May 1809 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada.

BAPTISM: By Rev. J. G. Weagant, Williamsburg Matilda, etc., Church Records.

+ 1119 F ii. Polly Elizabeth SHAVER-40439 was born 3 Dec 1810 and died before 1871.

+ 1120 M iii. John Adam SHAVER Capt.-40451 was born 16 Feb 1813 and died 1 Mar 1893.

1121 F iv. Cathy Maria "Caty" SHAVER-40444 was born 15 Mar 1815 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was christened 14 May 1815 in Williamsburgh,Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

BAPTISM: By Rev. J. G. Weagant, Williamsburgh Matilda, etc., Church Records.

+ 1122 F v. Elizabeth Magdalena SHAVER-40445 was born 2 Jun 1817 and died 20 Feb 1898.

+ 1123 F vi. Margaret Maria "Peggy" SHAVER-40450 was born 26 Oct 1819 and died 1916.

+ 1124 M vii. Henry Mathias SHAVER-40452 was born 24 Feb 1822.

1125 F viii. Nancy SHAVER-40453 was born 1827 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario,Canada. She died May 1833 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and wasburied 9 May 1833 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

BURIAL: Died May 1833 (Buried 9 May); age 5yr 11mo 1 day (Anglican Records Riverside,Williamsburgh, Reel M1496.)

+ 1126 F ix. Jerusha Ann ("Russiann") SHAVER-40454 was born 1829.

+ 1127 F x. Almira SHAVER-40457 was born 16 Jul 1831 and died 10 Feb 1923.

+ 1128 F xi. Magdalena (Lana) SHAVER-40455 was born 5 May 1832.

+ 1129 M xii. Marcus SHAVER-40456 was born 1836.

357. Eleanor "Cornelia" SHAVER-24887 (Johannes SHAVER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 29 Jan 1791 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was christened 20 Mar 1791 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

BAPTISM: Williamsburgh Lutheran Church, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario Canada. Sponsors: "Werner Casselman and wife, Eleonora".

NOTE: She is called "Cornelia" at the baptism of her son, John. Eleanor married (MRIN:10352) John FORRESTER-40405, son of William FORRESTER-40458 (MRIN:15434). John was born 1787 in , , Nova Scotia, Canada.

They had the following children:

1130 M i. James William FORRESTER-40459 was born 18 Mar 1811 in Ontario, Canada. He died 12 Nov 1815 in Ontario, Canada.

1131 M ii. John Shaver FORRESTER-40460 was born 15 Dec 1812 in Ontario, Canada and was christened 17 Jan 1813 in Ontario, Canada.

BAPTISM: Parents are listed as John & Cornelia and sponsors are Johannes Shaver & wife,Catharina. (Klass VanderBaaren)

1132 M iii. William Mickle FORRESTER-40461 was born 4 Mar 1815 in Ontario, Canada andwas christened 28 May 1815 in Ontario, Canada.

BAPTISM: Mother's name is spelled Elenore in churchbook.

1133 F iv. Almira FORRESTER-40462 was born about 1817 in Ontario, Canada.

1134 M v. James Henry FORRESTER-40465 was born 14 Feb 1821 in Ontario, Canada andwas christened 2 Sep 1821 in Ontario, Canada.

1135 M vi. Jordan SHAVER-40466 was born 1822 in Ontario, Canada. He died 1889 and wasburied 1889 in Edwardsburgh, Grenville Co., Ontario, Canada.BURIAL: Cemetery at Johnstown, T-Edwardsburgh, Grenville Co., Ontario Canada.Jordan married (MRIN:15467) Mary-65616. Mary was born about 1822.

1136 M vii. Mark FORRESTER-40467 was born about 1824 in Ontario, Canada.

1137 F viii. Eliza FORRESTER-40463 was born 1826 in Ontario, Canada. She died 1883.Eliza married (MRIN:15466) Harvey FICKES-40464 on 19 Aug 1848. Harvey was born 1818. He died 1910.

1138 M ix. Erastus FORRESTER-40468 was born 1827 in Ontario, Canada. He died 1886 andwas buried 1886 in Edwardsburgh, Grenville Co., Ontario, Canada.

BURIAL: Cemetery at Johnstown, T-Edwardsburgh, Grenville Co., Ontario Canada.Erastus married (MRIN:15468) Maria MORROW-65727. Maria was born about1827.

1139 F x. Harriet Louise FORRESTER-40469 was born 1833 in Ontario, Canada. She died1880. Harriet married (MRIN:15469) Matthew Davonport WILLARD-40470, son of M.WILLARD-40471 and Elizabeth PICKLE-40472 (MRIN:15470), on 1859. Matthewwas born about 1833.

358. Catherine SHAVER-40402 (Johannes SHAVER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 19 Sep 1791 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was christened 6 Oct 1791 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

Catherine married (MRIN:15431) Samuel BROWNING-40404 on 26 Jan 1806. Samuel was born about 1793.

They had the following children:

1140 M i. Samuel BROWNING-65728 was born 13 Feb 1808 and was christened 23 Apr 1808.

359. Johannes SHAVER Jr.-40403 (Johannes SHAVER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 13 Aug 1793 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was christened 15 Sep 1793 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada. He died after 9 Jun 1825.

BAPTISM: By Rev. Samuel Schwerdfeger. Sponsors: "Johannes Linck & Magdalena Merkel".

MARRIAGE(S): According to Diane Marcellus he married twice. First, Anna (Hanna) Forrester, by whom he had 4 children. Second, Mary ____?____, for whom we don't have any children by her.

DOCUMENTATION: In the Ontario Archives, Toronto, Canada, is the following document: Reel 1252, G.S. Ont 1-2552, Surrogate Court of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry, Cornwall, Wills 1822-1850. Letters of Administration to Mary Shaver of the estate of the late John Shaver of Williamsburgh, deceased, who died intestate. Mary Shaver is the widow of John Shaver and she is appointed administratix, 9 June 1825. (Elizabeth Trenchard)

DOCUMENTATION: From P.A.C., Ottawa: Upper Canada Land Petitions, Reel C 2911, "S" bundle 10, p. 209: JOHN SHAVER JUNIOR, of Williamsburgh, yoeman, son of JOHN SHAVER of Williamsburg, U.E.L., has arrived to the full age of 21, and asked for 200 acres of land. 22 Jan 1816. 200 acres granted 19 April 1816; Warrant issued 23 April 1816.

RESIDENCE: Resident of T-Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario Canada.

CHILDREN: There is a problem with the birth dates of his children; three being born in the second half of 1818. Johannes married (1-MRIN:15432) Mary-40406. Mary was born about 1793. Johannes also married (2-MRIN:15433) Anna FORRESTER-40407 on 14 Mar 1815 in Williamsburg, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada. Anna was born 1792 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

They had the following children:

1141 M i. Thomas Peter SHAVER-40473 was born 24 Aug 1818 in Williamsburgh, DundasCo., Ontario, Canada and was christened 6 Sep 1818 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada.

BAPTISM: Sponsors: Peter & wife, Catarina.

1142 F ii. Nancy SHAVER-40474 was born 28 Dec 1818 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada and was christened 15 Feb 1819 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada.

1143 F iii. Carolina SHAVER-40475 was born 30 Nov 1818 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada and was christened 3 Mar 1819 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada.

+ 1144 F iv. Phoebe Cosina SHAVER-40476 was born 1820.

361. Henry SHAVER-24890 (Johannes SHAVER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 10 May 1798 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was christened 26 May 1798 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

BAPTISM: By Rev. Schwerdtfeger. Sponsors: Henry Merkle Jr. and wife, Margaretha.

MARRIAGE: Anglican, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada. (Lib. B, Reel M1496.

CHILDREN: Had 2 children according to Diane Shaver.

REAL ESTATE: Henry Shaver received 200 acres land as son of a U.E.L. by O.C., 12 April 1828" (Reid's SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF LOYALISTS IN ONTARIO.) He petitioned for land in 1818 (Reel C 2812, "S" bundle 11, no. 225). He inherited from his father, in 1828, the W 1/2 of the W 1/2 of lot 28, Concession 1, Williamsburgh Twp. (50 acres). He sold this land in 1828 to Henry Weegar I. In 1850 when his wife died, he was a farmer. At their marriage they are both from Williamsburgh.

Henry married (MRIN:10353) Barbara MILLER-24891 on 1 Mar 1818 in Williamsburg, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada. Barbara was born about 1797. She died 1830 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

DEATH: Died 1830, age 33 years. (Lib. A, Williamsburgh Angl., Rec., Reel M14961.)

Henry and Barbara had the following children:

1145 F i. Lena SHAVER-40477 was born 20 Dec 1820 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada and was christened 18 Mar 1821 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada.

1146 M ii. John Henry SHAVER-40478 was born 30 Jun 1823 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada and was christened 8 Aug 1823 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada.

BAPTISM: Sponsors: Peter Shaver & wife, and Henry Miller. (Anglican Church Reg.Williamsburgh, Lib. C, Reel M 1496).

1147 iii. Infant SHAVER-65729 was born 22 Oct 1825 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada and was christened 18 Jan 1826 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada.

363. Peter SHAVER-24893 (Johannes SHAVER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 22 Feb 1803 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was christened 6 Mar 1803 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada. He died after 1891.

BAPTISM: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario Canada.

OCCUPATION: Farmer

RESIDENCE: Morewood, Winchester Twp., Dundas Co., Ontario Canada.

MARRIAGE: (Elizabeth Trenchard) Peter, son to Hannes Shaver married Mary, daughter to Jacob Schwerdfeger, both from Williamsburgh (Reel M1496).

REAL ESTATE: Peter Shaver received a land grant as son of and U.E.L. by O.C., 12 May 1830. He inherited from his father the E 1/2 of the W 1/2 of lot 28, Concession 1, Williamsburgh Twp. He sold part of this piece of land in 1826 to Henry Weegar I (instrument no. 483) and the rest in 1830 (instrument no 380) to Richard L. Whitney.

CENSUS: In the 1852 and 1861 census he is recorded as a farmer in T-Winchester on Lot 15, Concession 15; in 1881 in the same Concession but on Lot 17. In the 1852 Winchester census he lives in a shanty, and belongs to the Presbyterian Church. In the following years the census of Winchester marked him as Lutheran. In the 1852 Winchester census Peter Shaver's wife is marked as "Jane", later always "Mary".

DEATH: Died after the 1891 census.

Peter married (MRIN:10354) Nancy Maria SCHWERDFEGER-24894, daughter of Jacob SCHWERDFEGER-40392 and Elenor Cornelia BACUS-40393 (MRIN:10355), on 20 Jan 1822 in Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. Nancy was born 19 Dec 1803 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was christened 22 Jan 1804 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

She died after 1891.

BAPTISM: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario Canada.

DEATH: Died after the 1891 census.

Peter and Nancy had the following children:

1148 F i. Eleanora Elizabeth SHAVER-40408 was born 15 Dec 1822 in Williamsburgh,Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada and was christened 23 Jan 1823 in Williamsburgh,Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.

BAPTISM: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario Canada.

1149 M ii. John Michael SHAVER-40395 was born 27 Jun 1825 in Williamsburgh, DundasCo., Ontario, Canada and was christened 17 Jul 1825 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada. He died 28 Apr 1890.

BAPTISM: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario Canada.NOTE: Found a notation that he had seven children, but I can't find a record of them nor his wife.

+ 1150 M iii. Marcus SHAVER-40372 was born 17 Feb 1828 and died 17 Apr 1899.

+ 1151 M iv. William Henry SHAVER-40409 was born 22 Nov 1830.

1152 F v. Catherine SHAVER-40410 was born 1832 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Ontario,Canada.

1153 F vi. Emma SHAVER-40411 was born about 1834 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada.

QUESTION: Klass VanderBaaren asks, "Did she marry Wm. Faulkner?"Emma married (MRIN:15436) William FAULKNER-66038 on 13 Feb 1862.William was born about 1834.

+ 1154 F vii. Mary SHAVER-40412 was born 4 Mar 1836 and died 3 Oct 1910.

+ 1155 M viii. Jordan SHAVER-40415 was born 9 Jul 1847 and died 3 Jun 1920.

1156 M ix. George SHAVER-40416 was born about 1840 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada.

1157 M x. Harman SHAVER-40418 was born about 1842 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada

.1158 M xi. Simon SHAVER-40417 was born about 1844 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada.

1159 M xii. Jacob SHAVER-65731 was born about 1849 in Williamsburgh, Dundas Co.,Ontario, Canada. Clarck, Lena" (Beginning of mother's name "Mag" crossed out.) Sponsor: "Rebecca Gallons"

365. Lena SCHAEFFER-2893 (John Joseph (Joost) SCHAEFFER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 5 Apr 1777 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY and was christened 1777 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. Parents: "Joost Schaffer, Maria" Sponsors: "Adam Schaffer & wife"

Lena married (MRIN:1570) Josias CLARK-4096 about 1797. Josias was born about 1777.

They had the following children:

1160 F i. Gertrude CLARK-40056 was born 27 Sep 1799 in Middleburgh, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 20 Oct 1799 in Middleburgh, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Middleburgh, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Josias Clarks, Lena Shaver" Sponsors: None listed Baptized as: "Geertruy"

1161 F ii. Sarah CLARK-40057 was born 12 Jun 1801 in Middleburgh, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 2 Aug 1801 in Middleburgh, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Middleburgh, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Josias Clarke, Lena Shaver" Sponsors: "Adam P. Vrooman, Sarah Vroom'n, widow"

1162 F iii. Catharina CLARK-2880 was born 6 Oct 1803 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 1803 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: 1803. Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jesaias Clark, Lena" Sponsors: "Jesaias Clark, Catharina Scheefer"

1163 M iv. John CLARK-3268 was born 20 Nov 1805 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1805 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "JosiasClark, Magdalene" Sponsors: Parents

1164 F v. Anna Maria CLARK-3037 was born 21 Mar 1808 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 27 Mar 1808 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA.Parents: "Josias Clark, Lena" Sponsors: "Adam Vrooman, Maria Vrooman"

1165 M vi. Napoleon CLARK-4119 was born 7 Sep 1809 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1809 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "JosiasClark, Lena" Sponsors: Parents

1166 F vii. Rebecca CLARK-4120 was born 18 Jul 1812 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 1812 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Josias

1167 M viii. Peter Vroman CLARK-4121 was born 20 Nov 1817 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 1818 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "JosiasClark, Magdalena" Sponsors: "Peter Vroman and wife, Engeltje"

1168 F ix. Nancy Christina CLARK-4122 was born 11 Jan 1821 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 9 Feb 1821 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA.Parents: "Josias Clark, Lena" Sponsors: Parents

367. John Joost (Joseph) SCHAEFFER-2882 (John Joseph (Joost) SCHAEFFER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 21 Jan 1780 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY and was christened 1780 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. He died 1826.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. Parents: "Johan Jost Schaffer, son of Adam, and Maria" Sponsors: "Lorentz Lawyer, son of Frid'ch, and wife Elisabeth"

MARRIAGE: Marriage records from the Old Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, NY USA. Marriages by Augustus Wackerhagen, Pastor: "April 6, 1806, Hans Schaefer, Sophia Zeh".

NOTE: John Joost married his second cousin, Sophia Zeh. John married (MRIN:1571) Sophia ZEH-3650, daughter of David ZEH-2748 and Maria SCHAEFFER-2732 (MRIN:1480), on 6 Apr 1806 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Sophia was born 8 Apr 1786 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY and was christened 1786 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. She died 1825 in , , NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. Parents: "David CEH, Maria" Sponsors: "Johannes Ingold, Jr., Sarah Schaffer"

John and Sophia had the following children:

+ 1169 M i. Peter J. SHAFER-2895 was born 24 Oct 1808 and died 1873.

+ 1170 M ii. Abraham SCHAEFFER-2896 was born 8 Jun 1811 and died 1883.

+ 1171 M iii. George William SHAFER-2897 was born 31 Aug 1813 and died 24 Jul 1877.

1172 M iv. John SHAFER-2898 was born 13 Nov 1815 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 26 Nov 1815 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 4 Apr 1885 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 7 Apr 1885 in Richmondville,Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Parents: "John J. Shafer and Sophy" Sponsors: "John Shafer, Elisabeth"

BURIAL: "New" cemetery at Richmondville, Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

John married (MRIN:1586) Elizabeth-3979 about 1835. Elizabeth was born 27 Nov1815. She was buried in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: New Cemetery at Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Elizabeth, wife, born27 November 1815"

1173 M v. David H. SHAFER-2900 was born 2 Apr 1820 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA. He died 1850 in , , NY, USA.

+ 1174 M vi. Tobias SHAFER-2899 was born 26 Mar 1821.

1175 F vii. Juliana SHAFER-2901 was born 10 Apr 1823 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 31 May 1823 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 1824 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 1824 inRichmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "John J. Shafer, Sophia" Sponsors: Parents

Juliana married (MRIN:1588) J. Charles GORDON-3981 about 1843. J. CharlesGORDON was born about 1823.

368. George (Jurgen) SCHAEFFER-2890 (John Joseph (Joost) SCHAEFFER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 19 Dec 1781 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY and was christened 1782 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. He died 1828 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. Parents: "Joost Schaffer, Maria"

Sponsors: "Jurgen Schell & wife"

NOTES FROM CHERYL HAYES-CLASSICK:

"Possible siblings: Adam (born August 28, 1810, twin of Eve). Sponsors, Adam and Lena Schaeffer. Eve sponsored by David and Eva Shaeffer. From Lutheran Church of Cobleskill. Alexander, born October 24, 1815, sponsored by Marcus Warner, from records of Reformed Church of Schoharie. Another child, Daniel, born July 15, 1816 listed, but mother's name is Elizabeth. Could George Schaeffer be son of Adam Schaeffer, born about 1762, married to Lena France? Adam and Lena married 1789."

NOTE: (Herman Witthoft) I had George married to Catherine Werner, and David L. Thurber, says, "No". This is part of his family so I believe him. (8/93) So, who do you say is George's wife?

George married (MRIN:1579) Catherine WARNER-7121 about 1809. Catherine was born 30 Jul 1789 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

They had the following children:

1176 M i. Adam (Twin) SCHAEFER-3622 was born 28 Aug 1810 in Cobleskill, SchoharieCo., NY, USA and was christened 10 Sep 1810 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "George Schaefer & Cathrine" Sponsors: "Adam Schaefer & Lena Schaefer"

1177 F ii. Eva (Twin) SCHAEFER-3623 was born 28 Aug 1810 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 10 Sep 1810 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "George Schaefer & Cathrine" Sponsors: "David Schaefer & Eva"

1178 M iii. Alexander SCHAEFFER-3624 was born 24 Oct 1815 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 1815 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "GeorgeShafer, Catharina" Sponsors: "Marcus Werner, Annatchen Feeck"

+ 1179 M iv. Daniel SCHAEFFER-3625 was born 15 Jul 1816 and died 1 Jun 1881.

1180 M v. William SCHAEFFER-3964 was born 12 Sep 1818 in Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 27 Sep 1818 in Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: St. John's Lutheran Church, Sharon (known as Turlah or Durlach), Schoharie Co.,NY USA. Parents: "George Shafer & Caty" Sponsors: "Jacob Seetney & Elizabeth"

1181 F vi. Ann Marie SCHAEFFER-3965 was born 16 Jun 1820 in Sharon, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 30 Jul 1820 in Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. John's Lutheran Church, Sharon (known as Turlah or Durlach),Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "George Shafer, Catharine" Sponsors: None listed

1182 M vii. John Immanuel SCHAEFFER-3966 was born 6 Sep 1823 in Sharon, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 8 Oct 1823 in Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. John's Lutheran Church, Sharon (Known as Turlah or Durlach),Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "W. George Shafer & Catharine" Sponsors: Parents

+ 1183 M viii. George Francis SCHAEFFER-3626 was born 23 Dec 1825 and died 24 Oct 1864.

369. John SCHAEFFER-2891 (John Joseph (Joost) SCHAEFFER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 1783 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY and was christened 29 Oct 1783 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. He died 1822 in , , NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Schoharie Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. Parents: "Jost Schaefer, Maria Bevin" Sponsors: "Joseph Bevin, Alida Weber"

John married (MRIN:1580) Elisabeth WEIDMANN-3540 about 1805 in , , NY, USA. Elisabeth was born about 1783.

They had the following children:

+ 1184 M i. David Becker SCHAEFER-2972 was born 7 Aug 1806 and died 6 Feb 1881.

1185 F ii. Elisabeth SCHAEFFER-36470 was born 1808 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

+ 1186 F iii. Juliana SCHAEFER-3541 was born 14 Oct 1809.

1187 M iv. Peter I. SCHAEFER-3542 was born 19 May 1812 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 23 Jun 1812 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died22 Jan 1875 in Albany, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA.Parents: "John Shaefer, Elisabeth" Sponsors: None listed

DEATH NOTICE: SCHOHARIE REPUBLICAN - "Shafer, Peter I. - On Saturday, Jan. 22ndat Albany, Peter I. Shafer, formerly of this village in the 63d year of his age.--S.R. Jan. 28,1875."

1188 F v. Katy Ann SCHAEFER-3543 was born 6 Mar 1814 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 11 Apr 1814 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA.Parents: "John Shafer, Jr., Elisabeth" Sponsors: None listed

1189 M vi. Jacob Henry SHAFER-4133 was born 30 Jun 1816 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 1816 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "JohnShafer, Elisabeth" Sponsors: Parents

1190 M vii. John Jacob SCHAEFER-3544 was born 25 Oct 1817 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 25 Jan 1818 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA.Parents: "John Schaefer, Elisabeth Weidmann" Sponsors: Parents

+ 1191 M viii. Adam SCHAEFFER-3545 was born 12 Oct 1821 and died 30 May 1897.

371. John Adam David SCHAEFFER-2884 (John Joseph (Joost) SCHAEFFER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 3 Mar 1787 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY and was christened 1787 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. He died 23 Jun 1822 in , , NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. Parents: "Jost Schaffer, Maria" Sponsors: "David Freymeyer & Elisabeth Schaffer"

MARRIAGE: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "David Schaefer, Eva Franz" (Also recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, NY, Marriages by Augustus Wackerhagen, Pastor.) John married (MRIN:1573) Eva FRANCE-2889, daughter of Jacob FRANCE-4734 and Maria BOUCK-4510 (MRIN:1578), on 28 Feb 1808 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Eva was born 14 Dec 1788 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1789 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 29 Mar 1874.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jacob Frantz, Maria" Sponsors: "David Freymauer & Elis. Schafer"

MARRIAGE: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "David Schaefer, Eva Franz"

John and Eva had the following children:

+ 1192 F i. Maria SCHAEFFER-3144 was born 6 Oct 1808.

1193 F ii. Lavina SCHAEFFER-3149 was born 10 Aug 1811 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 8 Sep 1811 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 1855 in , , NY, USA and was buried 1855 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "David J. Schaefer & Eva" Sponsors: "Peter Bellinger and his wife"

Lavina married (MRIN:1760) Alexander MANN-36471. Alexander was born about1811.

+ 1194 F iii. Margaret Ann SCHAEFFER-3145 was born 14 Sep 1814 and died 1903.

1195 F iv. Nancy SCHAEFFER-3146 was born 5 Mar 1817 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 23 Mar 1817 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Shedied 20 Jul 1838 in , , NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "David E. Schaefer & Eve, m.n. Franz" Sponsors: "Adam H. Schaefer & his wife, Annatje"

+ 1196 M v. Peter Mann SCHAEFFER-3147 was born 20 Jul 1819 and died 3 Jun 1907.

372. Adam H. SCHAEFFER-2793 (John Joseph (Joost) SCHAEFFER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 24 Oct 1788 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY and was christened 13 Nov 1788 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY. He died 29 Sep 1857 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 2 Oct 1857 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jobst Scheefer, Maria" Sponsors: "Adam Schefer, Catharina Schaefer" "Baptized at Kobus' Kill".

MARRIAGE: Marriage records from the Old Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, NY. Marriages by Augustus Wackerhagen, Pastor: " Adam H. Schaefer, Annatje Zeh".

CENSUS: 1855 NYS (From Cady records): Years in Age Born in Town Occupation Adam H. 66 Schoharie Co. 65 miller Nancy 62 " 62 wife David H. 21 " 21 miller & son Olive 21 " 4 dau.-in-law Ezra H. 3 " 3 grandson 1855 Richmondville Census

BURIAL: Buried in Warnerville Cemetery (located up hill in rear of 'old' schoolhouse), Warnerville, Town of Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

TOMBSTONE: Herman Witthoft, inspected the tombstone inscription, 21 August 1991, along with my first cousin, Henry Lyker. Inscription reads: "Adam H. Shafer, died Sept 29, 1857, aged 68 yrs 17 dys".

Adam married (MRIN:1522) Nancy Anna ZEH-2804, daughter of Joost ZEH-17385 and Christina (Haines) HEEN-10766 (MRIN:1528), on 19 Aug 1810 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Nancy was born 18 Feb 1793 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 4 Aug 1865 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 7 Aug 1865 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Buried in Warnerville Cemetery, located up hill in rear of 'old' school house, T-Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

TOMBSTONE: Inscription reads: "Nancy, wife of Adam H. Shafer, died Aug 4, 1865, age 72 yrs 5 mos 17 dys". Buried next to her husband, Adam H. Shafer. D/o/b calculated by Personal Ancestral File to be: 18 February 1793.

Adam and Nancy had the following children:

1197 F i. Elisabeth SCHAEFFER-3345 was born 18 Feb 1811 in Richmondville, SchoharieCo., NY, USA and was christened 10 Mar 1811 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Adam Schaefer & Anna" Sponsors: "John Schaefer & Elisabeth"

Elisabeth married (MRIN:1875) M. A. ANDREWS-9085 on 1831. M. A.ANDREWS was born about 1811.

1198 M ii. William SCHAEFFER-3346 was born 25 Oct 1812 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

1199 M iii. Juliana SCHAEFFER-3347 was born 15 Jul 1814 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 20 Jul 1814 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Adam Shafer, Annatje" Sponsors: "Henry Shafer, Susanna"

MARRIAGE: Recorded: Reformed Church, Lawyersville, T-Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NYUSA. "Jacob Burns and Julia Shavers" Witnesses: "Peter Davenport"

Juliana married (MRIN:1876) Jacob BURNS-9086 on 18 Aug 1832 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Jacob was born about 1814.

+ 1200 F iv. Rhody SCHAEFFER-3376 was born 13 Feb 1820 and died 1870.

1201 F v. Maria SCHAEFFER-40020 was born about 1822 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 1876 in , , NY, USA.Maria married (MRIN:15287) Christopher LIVINGSTON-40021. Christopher wasborn about 1822.

1202 F vi. Harriet SCHAEFFER-40022 was born about 1824 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 1826 in , , NY, USA.

1203 F vii. Caty SCHAEFFER-3377 was born 25 Dec 1826 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 18 Feb 1827 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Adam H. Schafer, Nancy" Sponsors: Parents

RESIDENCE: In 1872 she lived in Mineral Springs a/k/a France's Corners and CobleskillCenter, T-Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

MARRIAGE: Martha Foland gives her husband as Peter J. Shafer.Caty married (MRIN:1890) Peter J. SHAFER-62177 on 1849 in , , NY, USA. Peterwas born 1826 in , , NY, USA.

1204 F viii. Lavina SCHAEFFER-3349 was born 10 Mar 1829 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1829 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 8 Nov 1843 in , , NY, USA and was buried in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA, in the personal records of the Rev. John David Shafer, Pastor. Parents: "Adam H. Shafer, Nancy, his wife" Sponsors: "John Voland, Levina Schafer"

BURIAL: Warnerville Cemetery, T-Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA, located up hillbehind old school house, Warnerville.

TOMBSTONE: Inscription reads: "Lovina, daughter of Adam H. & Nancy Shafer, died Nov 81843, aged 14 yrs 7 mos 28 dys"

+ 1205 M ix. David Henry SCHAEFFER-3375 was born 8 Dec 1833 and died 1911.

374. Peter B. SCHAEFFER-2886 (John Joseph (Joost) SCHAEFFER, Adam SHAFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 1 Apr 1792 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 13 Apr 1792 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Joh. Joost Scheeffr, Maria" Sponsors: "Pieter Scheefer, Sara"

MARRIAGE: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Peter Schaefer, Betsey Baley" No witnesses listed.

Peter married (MRIN:1575) Betsey BAILEY-9081 on 19 Apr 1812 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Betsey was born about 1792.

They had the following children:

1206 M i. Gilbert SCHAEFFER-4494 was born 4 Sep 1813 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 26 Sep 1813 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA

.BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Peter Shafer & Betsey" Sponsors: "Nicolas Lawyer, Katy"

+ 1207 M ii. James Spencer SCHAEFFER-2887 was born 6 Jan 1816.

1208 F iii. Lena SHAFER-5176 was born 1822 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 10 Nov 1822 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: From the personal records of the Rev. John Daniel Shafer, pastor,Reformed Church, Schoharie: Parents: "Peter B. Shafer, Betsy, his wife" Child: "Lena"Sponsors: "F & M"

1209 F iv. Anna SHAFER-39216 was born 30 Oct 1823 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 13 Feb 1825 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Peter B. Shafer, Betsy" Sponsor: Mother

1210 M v. Harrison SCHAEFFER-9084 was born 1833 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

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