Generation Six, Part Three

804. Hannah KNISKERN-8914 (Abraham KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 13 Apr 1816. She died before 1836.

Hannah married (MRIN:4459) John TILLAPAUGH-68071. John was born about 1816.

They had the following children:

2165 M i. Gilbert TILLAPAUGH-72007 was born 1 Apr 1830.

NOTE: Not certain that Gilbert belongs in this family as his mother would be only 14 years of age. (Information from: Peggy Kniskern Lugthart, 10/18/99.)

2166 F ii. Harriet TILLAPAUGH-68516 was born about 1832.Harriet married (MRIN:24463) WARREN-68517.

WARREN was born about 1832.

2167 F iii. Eliza Maria TILLAPAUGH-68518 was born about 1834.

805. Gertrude KNISKERN-8915 (Abraham KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 1 Jan 1818.

BIRTH: Date differs in two sources: 1 Jan 1818 vs 20 Jun 1803 (Family Bible).

Gertrude married (MRIN:4460) George TILLEBACK-68072. George was born about 1818.

They had the following children:

2168 F i. Elizer Ann TILLEBACK-70179 was born 15 Jun 1824.

2169 M ii. Martin TILLEBACK-70180 was born 11 Jan 1828.

806. Peter D. KNISKERN-8862 (Anna Margretha KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 11 Jun 1798 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 17 Jun 1798 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "David Knieskern, Margarith Knieskern". Sponsors: "Johan Peter Kniskern, Catharina, his wife".

Peter married (MRIN:4444) Margareth-68110 about 1820. Margareth was born about 1798.

They had the following children:

2170 F i. Margareth KNISKERN-68113 was born 5 Jun 1821 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 11 Jul 1821 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Peter D. Knieskern, Margareth". Sponsors: Parents.

811. Paul KNISKERN-8867 (Anna Margretha KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 26 Feb 1810 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 18 Mar 1810 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "David Kniskern & Anna Margaretha". Sponsors: None listed.

Paul married (MRIN:4445) Hannah-68112 about 1834. Hannah was born about 1810.

They had the following children:

2171 F i. Nancy Maria KNISKERN-68114 was born 2 Oct 1835.

2172 M ii. John David KNISKERN-68116 was born 5 Nov 1836 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 4 Dec 1836 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Paul Kniskern and Hannah, his wife". Sponsors: None listed.

2173 M iii. Lyman Peter KNISKERN-68117 was born 4 Jul 1840 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 26 Jul 1840 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Paul Kniskern and Hannah, his wife". Sponsors: None listed.

813. Jonathan KNISKERN-8869 (Anna Margretha KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 1 Aug 1813 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 22 Aug 1818 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "David Kniskern, Anna Margaret". Sponsors: None listed.

MARRIAGE: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Jonathan Kniskern, Polly Ann Deyoe". Witnesses: "Lucius Pangborn, Albert Lintner".

Jonathan married (MRIN:4446) Polly Ann DEYOE-68111 on 15 Jun 1836 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Polly was born about 1813.

They had the following children:

2174 F i. Anna Martha KNISKERN-68115 was born 21 Jan 1838 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 18 Feb 1838 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. She died 13 Jun 1846.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jonathan Kniskern and Polly Ann, his wife". Sponsors: None listed.

2175 F ii. Harriet Lorinda KNISKERN-68118 was born 22 Jun 1840 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 20 Jul 1840 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jonathan Kniskern & Polly Ann, his wife". Sponsors: None listed.

2176 M iii. Ephraim Deyoe KNISKERN-68119 was born 9 Nov 1845 in Berne, Albany Co.,NY, USA and was christened 31 Dec 1845 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jonathan Kniskern and Polly Ann, his wife". Sponsors: None listed.

814. Jacob KNISKERN-9132 (Johannes KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 9 Nov 1797 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 2 Dec 1797 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 3 Sep 1868.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Joh. Knieskern, Elisabett Knieskern". Sponsors: "Jacob Knieskern, Maria".

MARRIAGE: Recorded: Reformed Church, Lawyersville, T-Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Jacob Knieskern and Maria Ottman". Witnesses: None listed.

Jacob married (MRIN:4544) Maria OTTMAN-68079 on 19 Nov 1822 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Maria was born 26 Mar 1805. She died 11 Jan 1894.

They had the following children:

2177 F i. Catharine KNISKERN-68086 was born 4 Sep 1826.

NOTE: Have a notation that one of her given names might be Lavinia.

2178 F ii. Lana KNISKERN-68087 was born 3 Jan 1831. She died 1906.

CHILDREN: No children.

Lana married (MRIN:24339) Milton BENSEN-68088. Milton was born 1829. He died 1892.

2179 M iii. John W. KNISKERN-68089 was born 7 Mar 1833. He died 28 Jan 1834.

815. Catharine KNISKERN-9133 (Johannes KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 1 Jan 1800 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 31 Jan 1800 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Johannes Kniskern, Elisabeth". Sponsors: "Joh. Peter Kniskern, Catherina".

Catharine married (MRIN:4545) Nicholas YOUNG-68080 about 1824. Nicholas was born about 1800.

They had the following children:

2180 M i. Simon YOUNG-68090 was born 4 Mar 1825 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 16 Apr 1825 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Lawyersville, T-Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Nich Young, Catharine Knieskern". Sponsors: None listed.

2181 M ii. John William YOUNG-68091 was born 31 Jul 1828 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 6 Apr 1829 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Lawyersville, T-Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Nicholas Young, Catharine Knieskern". Sponsors: None listed.

817. Eve KNISKERN-9135 (Johannes KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 20 Aug 1804 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 16 Sep 1804 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 1830.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Lawyersville, T-Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Parents: "John Kneiskern, Elisabeth Shultes". Sponsors: "William Richtmayer, Eve Kercher".

Eve married (MRIN:4547) Peter B. VROOMAN-68082 about 1821. Peter was born about 1804.

Peter and Eve had the following children:

2182 F i. Elisabeth VROOMAN-68092 was born 22 Oct 1822 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 11 Feb 1823 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Lawyersville, T-Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.Parents: "Peter B. Vrooman, Eve Knieskern". Sponsors: None listed.2183 ii. Child # 2 VROOMAN-72008 was born about 1824. Child died about 1824.NOTE: Not named in will of grandfather, John Kniskern.

818. Margaret KNISKERN-9136 (Johannes KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 18 Apr 1807 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 13 Oct 1875.

Margaret married (MRIN:4548) Henry L. BECKER-68083 on 25 Dec 1826. Henry was born 27 Dec 1804. He died 30 Aug 1852.

They had the following children:

2184 F i. Elisabeth M. BECKER-42255 was born 13 Aug 1828.

2185 M ii. Severenas BECKER-68093 was born 27 Jun 1830.

2186 F iii. Nancy C. BECKER-68094 was born 30 Aug 1832.

2187 M iv. Hiram BECKER-68095 was born 4 Sep 1835.

2188 F v. Sally M. BECKER-68096 was born 28 Jan 1838.

2189 F vi. Christina BECKER-68097 was born about 1840.

NOTE: The Kniskern book, "Some of the Descendants of Johann Peter Kniskern" gives a dateof birth, 28 May 1847, with the notation that the year is probably wrong and should be several years earlier.

2190 M vii. Charles BECKER-68098 was born 8 Mar 1847.

2191 M viii. John BECKER-68099 was born 23 Jan 1849.

823. Catharine OTTMAN-9141 (Elisabeth KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 20 Mar 1802. She died 30 Jul 1880.

Catharine married (MRIN:4318) George DIEFENDORF-39972, son of Jacob DIEFENDORF-39966 and Susannah HESS-39967 (MRIN:15273). George was born 1800. He died 1 Dec 1881.

They had the following children:

2192 F i. Susan DIEFENDORF-39974 was born about 1820.

2193 M ii. Jacob DIEFENDORF-39975 was born about 1822.

2194 M iii. Peter DIEFENDORF-39976 was born about 1824.

2195 M iv. Sylvester DIEFENDORF-8513 was born about 1826. Sylvester married (MRIN:2386) Catharine SHAFER-4424, daughter of John AdamSHAFER-6387 and Catherine WARNER-5784 (MRIN:2385), about 1848. Catharine was born 30 May 1826 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 2Jul 1826 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 6 Jul 1889 in Oneonta, Otsego Co., NY, USA and was buried 9 Jul 1889 in Oneonta, Otsego Co., NY, USA.

BIRTH: Lawyersville, T-Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

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

BURIAL: Glenwood Cemetery, Oneonta, Otsego Co., NY USA. (Wilber Plot)

2196 F v. Sabina DIEFENDORF-39977 was born about 1828.

2197 F vi. Henrietta DIEFENDORF-39979 was born about 1830.

2198 F vii. Jane Caroline DIEFENDORF-39978 was born about 1832.

2199 M viii. Judson DIEFENDORF-39980 was born about 1834.

2200 M ix. Arthur DIEFENDORF-39981 was born about 1836.

2201 F x. Weltha DIEFENDORF-39982 was born about 1838.

2202 M xi. Abram DIEFENDORF-39985 was born about 1840.

2203 M xii. Rensselaer DIEFENDORF-39983 was born about 1842.

2204 F xiii. Sophrana DIEFENDORF-39984 was born about 1844.

2205 F xiv. Nancy Elvira DIEFENDORF-39986 was born about 1846.

826. Abraham David OTTMAN-9620 (Elisabeth KNISKERN, Johan Peter KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 1810. He died 6 Jul 1885 and wasburied 9 Jul 1885 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

DEATH: Abraham Ottman died 6 July 1885, age 75-11-22. Buried in Lawyersville, NY.

Abraham married (MRIN:4551) Anna Caroline BROWN-9619, daughter of Christian BROWN, JR.-6296and Magdalena WARNER-3318 (MRIN:1863), on May 1839 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Anna was born 16 May 1813 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1813 inSchoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 3 Jan 1906 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY, USA and was buried 1906 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Christian Brown,Magdalena" Sponsors: Parents

MARRIAGE: In the records of the Reformed Church of Lawyersville, T-Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA is thefollowing: "1839 May__ Mr. ______Ottman Married Miss________ Doct. Rowley Rev. H.E. Waring $ 2." I founda notation about the wedding of these two, "May, 1839", and the foregoing is the only wedding in May in this church. I think this is the wedding of these two. Another reference says that they were married by the Rev. H.E.Waring.

OBITUARY: Name and date of newspaper is unknown.Relict of the late Abram Ottman, died at the home of her son, Charles Ottman, in Schenectady, Wednesday, Jan.3, 1906, aged 92 years and 8 months. Death was due to the infirmities of age. The deceased was a native of thetown of Cobleskill, and the last surviving child of Christian Brown, Jr., son of Capt. Christian Brown, ofRevolutionary fame. There were four of the "Brown girls", as they were familiarly called, all famed for theiraccomplishments and beauty, and all lived to be over 90 years of age. The others, now dead, were Mrs. MariaDow, Catherine Sloan, and Mrs. Elizabeth Warner (Betsey). (Don't know name and date of newspaper.)

OBITUARY: (Sent by Mrs. T.E. Jarvis, great-niece, Grandville, MI, Rte 1) Name and date of newspaper is unknown. In 1839, Caroline Brown was united in marriage to Abram Ottman whom she survived 20 years. For along time they resided near Lawyersville in the town of Seward. The deceased was a member of the oldRhinebeck Church and lived the religious life she professed. She retained, until recently, the control of herfaculties to a remarkable degree, and it was a delight to listen to her relate the experiences of the old times. Shewas ill, seriously, only a few hours and death came at last, peacefully in sleep. She is survived by three sons,Charles of Schenectady, George L. of this village and Norman of Virginia. The remains will be brought toLawyersville on Friday, where funeral service will be held at the Lutheran Church at 1 p.m., followed by intermentin the cemetery at that place. (Name and date of newspaper unknown.)

BURIAL: Cemetery next to Reformed Church, Lawyersville, T-Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Abraham and Anna had the following children:

2206 M i. Charles OTTMAN-9144 was born about 1839 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

2207 M ii. Francis Lorenzo OTTMAN-9621 was born 27 Mar 1840 in Cobleskill, SchoharieCo., NY, USA and was christened 23 Apr 1840 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA. He died 11 Feb 1845.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Abraham Ottman, Caroline, his wife" Sponsors: None listed

DEATH: 11 February 1845, 4 yrs. 10 mos.

2208 M iii. George L. OTTMAN-9622 was born about 1843 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

2209 M iv. Augustus L. OTTMAN-9623 was born 1845 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA. He died 14 Apr 1860.

DEATH: "14 April 1860, age 15 yrs. 2 mos."

2210 M v. Norman OTTMAN-9624 was born about 1847 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

841. Peter D. KNISKERN-8862 (David KNISKERN, Henrich KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 11 Jun 1798 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 17 Jun 1798 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "David Knieskern, Margarith Knieskern". Sponsors: "Johan Peter Kniskern, Catharina, his wife".

Peter married (MRIN:4444) Margareth-68110 about 1820. Margareth was born about 1798.

They had the following children:

2211 F i. Margareth KNISKERN-68113 was born 5 Jun 1821 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 11 Jul 1821 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Peter D. Knieskern, Margareth". Sponsors: Parents.

846. Paul KNISKERN-8867 (David KNISKERN, Henrich KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 26 Feb 1810 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA andwas christened 18 Mar 1810 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "David Kniskern &Anna Margaretha". Sponsors: None listed.

Paul married (MRIN:4445) Hannah-68112 about 1834. Hannah was born about 1810.They had the following children:

2212 F i. Nancy Maria KNISKERN-68114 was born 2 Oct 1835.

2213 M ii. John David KNISKERN-68116 was born 5 Nov 1836 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 4 Dec 1836 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Paul Kniskern and Hannah, his wife". Sponsors: None listed.

2214 M iii. Lyman Peter KNISKERN-68117 was born 4 Jul 1840 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 26 Jul 1840 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Paul Kniskern and Hannah, his wife". Sponsors: None listed.

848. Jonathan KNISKERN-8869 (David KNISKERN, Henrich KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 1 Aug 1813 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 22 Aug 1818 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "David Kniskern,Anna Margaret". Sponsors: None listed.

MARRIAGE: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Jonathan Kniskern, Polly Ann Deyoe". Witnesses: "Lucius Pangborn, Albert Lintner".

Jonathan married (MRIN:4446) Polly Ann DEYOE-68111 on 15 Jun 1836 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Polly was born about 1813.

They had the following children:

2215 F i. Anna Martha KNISKERN-68115 was born 21 Jan 1838 in Berne, Albany Co., NY,USA and was christened 18 Feb 1838 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. She died 13Jun 1846.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jonathan Kniskern and Polly Ann, his wife". Sponsors: None listed.

2216 F ii. Harriet Lorinda KNISKERN-68118 was born 22 Jun 1840 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 20 Jul 1840 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jonathan Kniskern & Polly Ann, his wife". Sponsors: None listed

2217 M iii. Ephraim Deyoe KNISKERN-68119 was born 9 Nov 1845 in Berne, Albany Co.,NY, USA and was christened 31 Dec 1845 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jonathan Kniskern and Polly Ann, his wife". Sponsors: None listed.

849. John Jost KNISKERN-68121 (Johann Jost KNISKERN, Henrich KNISKERN, ElisabethaSCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 2 Dec 1797.

MARRIAGE: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "John J. Knieskern jr, Schoharieand Elizabeth Hill, Schoharie".

John married (MRIN:24341) Elisabeth HILL-68122 on 12 Feb 1829 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Elisabeth was born about 1797.

They had the following children:

+ 2218 M i. William Henry KNISKERN-68128 was born 4 Sep 1838 and died 1910.

850. Eve KNISKERN-68123 (Johann Jost KNISKERN, Henrich KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 8 Dec 1800 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 10 Jan 1801 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 22 Nov 1866.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Johann JostKniskern, Elisabeth". Sponsors: "Christian Hoflich, Eva".

MARRIAGE: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. "Peter Ball to Eve Knieskern".Married by "Cornelius Bogardus, V.D.M."

Eve married (MRIN:24342) Peter BALL-68124 on 12 May 1821 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.Peter was born 1 Feb 1798. He died 29 Aug 1883.

They had the following children:

2219 F i. Nancy Elizabeth BALL-68142 was born 25 Nov 1821 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 20 Jan 1822 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Peter Ball, Eva Knieskern". Note in churchbook says, "Adopted by William Ball and Maria ElisabethWeidman".

2220 M ii. George BALL-68143 was born 6 Oct 1827 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 2 Jun 1832 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Peter Ball,Eve Knieskern". Sponsors: None listed.

2221 M iii. Emma BALL-68144 was born 9 Oct 1829 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and waschristened 2 Jun 1832 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. Parents: "Peter Ball, Eve Knieskern". Sponsors: None listed.

2222 M iv. Amos BALL-68145 was born 28 Oct 1832 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and waschristened 24 Feb 1833 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Peter Ball, Eve Knieskern". Sponsors: None listed.

852. Jacob KNISKERN-68126 (Johann Jost KNISKERN, Henrich KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 3 Dec 1803 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 1804 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 31 May 1890.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Johann Jost Kniskern, Elisabeth". Sponsors: "Martinus Engel, Catharina Kniskern".

Jacob married (MRIN:24343) Catherine HAVERLY-68127 about 1826. Catherine was born 24 Sep1809. She died 14 Feb 1883.

They had the following children:

2223 F i. Catharine Elizabeth KNISKERN-68146 was born 3 Feb 1827 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 4 Jul 1827 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. She died29 Sep 1896.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jacob Kniskern, Catherine Haverly". Sponsors: None listed.

Catharine married (MRIN:24347) William L. TURNER-68157. William was born 9Apr 1824. He died 18 Dec 1893.

+ 2224 M ii. William Haverly KNISKERN-68147 was born 11 Apr 1829 and died 1914.

2225 F iii. Mary Esther KNISKERN-68148 was born 14 Mar 1831 in Berne, Albany Co., NY,USA and was christened 15 May 1831 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. She died 19Mar 1832 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jacob Knieskern, Catharine Haverley". Baptismal record says: "Died March 19, 1832".

2226 F iv. Sarah Matilda KNISKERN-68149 was born 21 Jul 1833 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 5 Oct 1833 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "JacobKnieskern, Catharine Haverley". Sponsors: None listed.

MARRIAGE: Recorded: Reformed Church, Middleburgh, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Richard Turner, Bern and Sarah M. Kniskern, Knox". Witnesses: "Jacop Kniskern & John Kniskern,both Knox".

Sarah married (MRIN:24349) Richard TURNER-68159 on 3 Mar 1860 in Middleburgh, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Richard was born about 1833.

+ 2227 M v. John Calvin KNISKERN-68150 was born 1 Nov 1835 and died 14 Apr 1907.

2228 M vi. Alban (Abram) KNISKERN-68151 was born 18 Jan 1838 in Berne, Albany Co.,NY, USA and was christened 7 Oct 1838 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. He died 9May 1909.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "JacobKniskern, Catherine Haverley". Sponsors: None listed. Baptized as: "Alban".

CHILDREN: No children.

Alban married (MRIN:24352) Sarah E. BOGARDUS-68162. Sarah was born about 1838.

+ 2229 M vii. Harrison KNISKERN-68152 was born 23 Apr 1840 and died 1908.

2230 M viii. George KNISKERN-68153 was born 3 Aug 1842 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USAand was christened 5 Nov 1842 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. He died 4 Nov 1899.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jacob Knieskern, Catharine Haverly". Sponsors: None listed.

2231 F ix. Esterloce (Estelle) KNISKERN-68154 was born 5 Nov 1844 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 6 Jul 1845 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. She died 1906.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jacob Knieskern, Catharine Havely". Sponsors: None listed. Baptized as: "Esterloce".

CHILDREN: No children.

Esterloce married (MRIN:24354) Ira WOLFORD-68164. Ira was born 1838. Hedied 1914.

2232 F x. Charlotte Ophelia KNISKERN-68155 was born 18 Dec 1846 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA and was christened 1 May 1847 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. She died1921.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. Parents: "JacobKniskern, Catharine Haverly". Sponsors: None listed.

MARRIAGE: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, Albany Co., NY USA. "JeromeW. Ecker and Miss Charlott O. Kniskern". Witnesses: "George Knieskern, Ophelia M. Joslyn".

CHILDREN: No children.

Charlotte married (MRIN:24355) Jerome W. ECKER-68165 on 12 Jun 1872 in Berne, Albany Co., NY, USA. Jerome was born 1847. He died 1934.

+ 2233 M xi. Jacob KNISKERN-68156 was born 23 Feb 1850.

863. William I. KNISKERN-61162 (Johan Jost KNISKERN, Wilhelm KNISKERN, Elisabetha SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 10 Jun 1805 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 29 Jun 1805 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 8 Jun 1872.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Lawyersville, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Johan JostKnieskern, Magarit Strahel". Sponsors: "William Knieskern, Elisabeth Borst".

William married (MRIN:22449) Margaret SCHUYLER-67904, daughter of Daniel SCHUYLER-67905 and Lana-67906 (MRIN:24299), about 1831. Margaret was born about 1805.

They had the following children:

2234 F i. Amanda KNISKERN-67907 was born 8 Feb 1832.

868. John Mathias BROWN-10459 (Elisabeth KNISKERN, Martinus KNISKERN, ElisabethaSCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 9 May 1806 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 21 Jun 1806 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 14 Oct 1852.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Lawyersville, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "David Brown, Elisabeth Knieskern". Sponsors: None listed.

John married (MRIN:5064) Elizabeth RICHTMYER-10460 on 22 Feb 1829. Elizabeth was born 22Dec 1809. She died 25 Feb 1896.

DEATH: Age "86-2-3"

John and Elizabeth had the following children:

+ 2235 M i. William BROWN-10530 was born 25 Sep 1830 and died 23 Nov 1900.

2236 M ii. David BROWN-10536 was born 5 Apr 1833. He died 5 Jun 1871.

2237 F iii. Eva Ann BROWN-10537 was born 9 Dec 1835. She died 12 Mar 1860.

2238 M iv. Andrew Karker BROWN-10538 was born 9 Mar 1839.

2239 F v. Margaret E. BROWN-10539 was born 23 Sep 1841.

+ 2240 M vi. Philip Carlton BROWN-10540 was born 9 Mar 1844 and died 15 Feb 1903.

2241 F vii. Catherine Alvina BROWN-10542 was born 19 Oct 1848.

881. Rebecca BROWN-2988 (Eva SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 29 Dec 1795 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 3 Jan 1796 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jeremias Braun, Eva Schaefer" Sponsors: "Johannes Schaefer, Rebecca Schaeffer"

Rebecca married (MRIN:1648) Coleman GATES-61168 on 14 Aug 1814 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Coleman was born about 1795.

They had the following children:

2242 F i. Juliana GATES-61169 was born 22 Jul 1816 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 29 Jul 1817 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "July 29 1817: Juliana a daughter of Mr. Coleman Gates and of his wife Rebecca M.n. Brown, waspresented for holy Baptism by the parents of the child, she was born July 22 1816 and baptized by me during the pastoral vacancy in the Congregation. John Molther, pastor as afore said." (I didn't correct the punctuation.) ("Baptized during the pastoral vacancy in the Congregation by the Lutheran minister of Greenbush, Brunswick, and Schattigoke, John Molther")

882. Elizabeth "Betsey" BROWN-3283 (Eva SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, JohannHenrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 4 Oct 1797 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 16 Feb 1892.

MARRIAGE: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "John Joseph Borst & Betsey Brown" No Witnesses listed.

Elizabeth married (MRIN:1843) John Jost BORST-3287, son of Jost BORST-6196 and SaraHAGER-6195 (MRIN:1845), on 13 Nov 1814 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. John was born 18 Nov 1791 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 27 Dec 1791 in Schoharie,Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 5 Jun 1871.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Joost Post, Sara" Sponsors:"Joh. Joost Braun, Catharina Antoni" (Female sponsor's given name "Maria" crossed out.)

John and Elizabeth had the following children:

+ 2243 M i. Hiram BORST-49556 was born 5 Sep 1815.

+ 2244 M ii. William BORST-49565 was born 1816.2245 F iii. Eva Ann BORST-49562 was born 23 Apr 1817 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 1817 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Johann Jost Borst, Elisabeth" Sponsors: Parents

+ 2246 M iv. Jeremiah BORST-9561 was born May 1819 and died 22 Jun 1892

+ 2247 F v. Maria BORST-3578 was born 7 Jul 1823 and died 3 Jan 1895.

885. Jane (Janetchen) BROWN-3288 (Eva SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 31 Oct 1803 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1803 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 8 Nov 1882.

APTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jeremie Braun, Eva" Sponsors: "David Schaefer, Jannetchen Schaefer"MARRIAGE: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "John S. Cross, Sharon,and Jane Brown"

Jane married (MRIN:1846) Peter CROSS-9067 on 9 Feb 1825 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA. Peter was born 1806. He died 1876.

They had the following children:

+ 2248 M i. Andrew CROSS-9626 was born about 1826.

+ 2249 F ii. Nancy CROSS-9633 was born 3 Mar 1827 and died 31 Oct 1877.

+ 2250 M iii. Philip Wirting CROSS-9630 was born 1842 and died 1897.

+ 2251 F iv. Adelaide CROSS-9637 was born 1846.886. John BROWN-3284 (Eva SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 13 Aug 1807. He died 15 Apr1881.

RESIDENCE: "Resided Weiting Farm, Cobleskill, NY" - D.A.R.

John married (MRIN:1844) Catharine SNYDER-9562, daughter of Peter W. SNYDER-6383 andCatharina "Katie" WARNER-3619 (MRIN:2008), on 20 Oct 1841. Catharine was born 30 Oct 1814.She died 3 Oct 1893.

They had the following children:

2252 M i. Austin Peter BROWN-10680 was born 16 Aug 1842 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 28 Mar 1861.

2253 F ii. Catherine Elizabeth BROWN-9563 was born 1 Nov 1843 in Cobleskill, SchoharieCo., NY, USA. She died 26 Sep 1925.Catherine married (MRIN:4700) Luther T. FOX DDS-9564. Luther was born about1841.

OCCUPATION: Dentist, Cobleskill, NY

2254 F iii. Amelia Jane BROWN-9565 was born 19 Aug 1845 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 19 Nov 1846 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.She died 10 Mar 1925 in Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "John Brown, Katherine Brown" Sponsors: none listedBIOGRAPHICAL: "Amelia J. Brown, died 10 March 1925, Brooklyn, NY. (Teacher,unmarried)." D.A.R records

+ 2255 M iv. Charles William BROWN-9567 was born 5 Jul 1847 and died 17 Oct 1928.

2256 F v. Clara Ann BROWN-9566 was born 28 Feb 1850 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 6 Nov 1850 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "John Brown, Katherine" Sponsors: none listed. Baptized same day as her brother, Charles.

MARRIAGE: Not married

887. Annatchen (Nancy) BROWN-3289 (Eva SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 1 Jul 1809 in Schoharie,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1809 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 25 May 1885.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jeremiah Brown, Eva" Sponsors: ParentsAnnatchen married (MRIN:1847) Japeth KROMER-10384, son of Abram KROMER-10744 andCatherine MANN-10745 (MRIN:5039), on 11 Dec 1830. Japeth was born about 1809. He died 5 Mar 1886.

OCCUPATION: "Was tanner at foot of High St., Cobleskill". (Jessie V. S. Norton)

CHILDREN: Jessie V. S. Norton lists three children and I don't know if they are supposed to be Japeth's or his son Peter's. I list them and their information here: (a) Frank Kromer (b) ___________(Mrs. Emma Dietz) (c) Hezekiah,m. Margaret E. _________.

DEATH: "cancer of the mouth" (Jessie V. S. Norton)

Japeth and Annatchen had the following children:

2257 M i. Peter B. KROMER-10746 was born about 1831. He died Mar 1886 in , SchoharieCo., NY, USA.

DEATH: "Killed by a train at Howes Cave, NY."

889. Sabina (Sabrina) BROWN-9575 (Eva SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 20 Mar 1811 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 21 May 1811 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 27 Jun 1885.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jeremy Brown & Eva" Sponsors: "Karson Gibson & Sabina

"Sabina married (MRIN:4704) Asaph ROBERTS-10382. Asaph was born about 1811.

They had the following children:

2258 M i. Nel ROBERTS-10383 was born about 1831.

890. Henrich Apple SCHAEFFER-2799 (Henry I. (Heinrich) SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 30May 1804 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1804 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 15 Jul 1891 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 18 Jul 1891 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Henrich Schaefer, Jr.,Susanna Apple" Sponsors: "Henrich Apple, and wife, Eva"

BURIAL: Mickle Cemetery, Warnerville, T-Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

DOCUMENTATION: From: HISTORY OF SCHOHARIE COUNTY, NY, SOME OF ITS PROMINENT MENAND PIONEERS, by William E. Roscoe, 1882, Town of Richmondville: "Shafer Henry A., p o Warnerville, farmer, 287 acres, born on present farm May 30, 1804; wife, Elizabeth, daughter of John Joe Shafer, married in1829; children living, eight. Father, Henry Shafer, Jr. was first settler on farm in 1797". (Born on present farmwhich is in Richmondville. Township was not formed until 11 April 1850.)

Henrich married (MRIN:1524) Elizabeth SCHAEFFER-3738, daughter of Johan Jost SCHAEFFER-2771and Hannah (Anna) POSSON-3735 (MRIN:1505), on 1829 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Elizabeth was born 29 Jul 1808 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 16 Oct 1808 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 23 Dec 1889 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was buried 1890 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: John Jost Schaefer &Anna" Sponsors: "Cornelius Van Dyk, Margaret Bauch"

BURIAL: Mickle Cemetery, Warnerville, Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Henrich and Elizabeth had the following children:

+ 2259 F i. Elisabeth Maria SCHAEFFER-3351 was born 7 Jun 1831 and died 1895.

+ 2260 M ii. Jacob S. SCHAEFFER-3353 was born 31 Jul 1833 and died 7 Feb 1904.

+ 2261 M iii. Gideon N. SCHAEFFER-3352 was born 4 Feb 1836 and died 15 Apr 1908.

+ 2262 M iv. Martin SCHAEFFER-3354 was born 10 Apr 1837 and died 18 Mar 1869.

2263 F v. Martha SCHAEFFER-7265 was born 1840 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

CENSUS: 1855 NYS From Cady Records lists a "Martha, age 15, born Schoharie Co.,daughter". This would make her born in 1840. I have a child, Martin, born 10 April 1837.Am I mixing these two up? Or was Martha born 1840, but died before 1855 Census? This isprobably the situation.

+ 2264 M vi. Amenzo SCHAEFFER-3355 was born 1842 and died 1912.

2265 F vii. Clarissa SCHAEFFER-3356 was born 1845 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

2266 M viii. Ephraim J. SCHAEFFER-3357 was born 14 Feb 1851 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 23 Mar 1851 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.He died 29 Feb 1940 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 2Mar 1940 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Henry A. Shafer, Elisabeth" Sponsors: Parents

BURIAL: Mickle Cemetery, Warnerville, Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA.HISTORY: HISTORY OF THE METHODIST CHURCH, Warnerville, mentions: "Henry A.Shafer (father of the late Ephriam Shafer)........" (Same history): "FIRST AUTOMOBILE: Thefirst automobile (in Warnerville) was owned by the late Charles Brady. Shortly after thesecond one was bought by the late Ephraim J. Shafer in 1914". (Same history): "Another oldhomestead is the house now occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Milo Mickle, Jr., and two children.Prior to his death on February 29, 1940, Ephriam J. Shafer had resided in this home for 89years, having been born there on February 14, 1851. The farm was settled by his grandparentsand had been in the Shafer family over 130 years. The family burial lot is also on the farm,where the body of Mr. Shafer was laid to rest on Saturday, March 2, 1940."

2267 F ix. Ada SCHAEFFER-3358 was born 1854 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died1933 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 1933 inRichmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Mickle Cemetery, Warnerville, Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

TOMBSTONE: "1854-1933"Ada married (MRIN:1882) John W. CLUTE-4452 about 1889. John was born 1869.He died 1958 and was buried 1958 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Mickle Cemetery, Warnerville, Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

TOMBSTONE: "1869-1958"

2268 F x. Nancy Ada SCHAEFFER-4453 was born 23 May 1855 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 28 Jul 1856 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.was buried in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Henry A. Shaeffer & Eliz'th" Sponsors: None listed Baptized by Rev. P.A. Strobel.

BURIAL: Warnerville Cemetery (which one?), T-Richmondville, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

893. Margaret "Peggy" SCHAEFFER-4718 (Henry I. (Heinrich) SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 14Jun 1811 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 23 Jun 1811 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 1842.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Henry Schaefer, jr. &Santje" Sponsors: None listed. Baptized as "Peggy".

Margaret married (MRIN:2490) Marcus LAWYER-10917, son of David LAWYER-10809 andCatharine STERNBERG-10810 (MRIN:4402), on 18 Aug 1835. Marcus was born 17 Jan 1798 inSchoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 23 May 1880.

They had the following children:

+ 2269 M i. Henry Matison LAWYER-11120 was born 1 Jul 1836 and died 29 Sep 1921.

2270 F ii. Catherine LAWYER-11122 was born 13 Sep 1838. She died 6 Sep 1910.Catherine married (MRIN:5289) William W. MEYERS-11123 on 2 Oct 1864.William was born about 1838.

2271 F iii. Margaret LAWYER-11124 was born 11 Apr 1843. She died 23 Aug 1886.

898. Catharine Marie SCHAEFFER-3265 (David A. SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 17 Nov 1810 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 4 Jan 1892 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

MARRIAGE: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Augustus Lawyer,Catharine M. Schafer" Witnesses: "Peter Schafer, Jr., David Schafer"

Catharine married (MRIN:1832) Augustus LAWYER-3277, son of Johannes L. LAWYER-11291and Margaret Nancy SPRAKER-36869 (MRIN:1840), on 18 Nov 1829 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA. Augustus was born 26 May 1805 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and waschristened 1805 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 1871.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "John Lawyer, Nancy"Sponsors: "Lawrence Lawyer, Jr., and wife, Elisabeth"

Augustus and Catharine had the following children:

+ 2272 M i. Peter LAWYER-3500 was born 29 Sep 1830 and died 1878.

+ 2273 M ii. Abraham Corn LAWYER-3501 was born 28 Sep 1832 and died 1854.

+ 2274 M iii. David LAWYER-8920 was born 1834 and died 1899.

2275 F iv. Nancy LAWYER-8923 was born 1837. She died 1845.

2276 F v. Caroline LAWYER-8924 was born 1840. She died 1845.

2277 M vi. William LAWYER-8921 was born 1843. He died 1845.

2278 F vii. Ann LAWYER-8922 was born 1845. She died 1853.

+ 2279 F viii. Mary Catharine LAWYER-8919 was born 14 Nov 1847 and died 26 May 1899.

2280 M ix. John Schuyler LAWYER-8918 was born 7 Aug 1851 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 3 Mar 1852 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Augustus Lawyer, Catharine M." Sponsors: parents

John married (1-MRIN:4461) Alice HILTS-36882. Alice was born 1858. She died1880.John also married (2-MRIN:4462) Vinnie FULLER-36883. Vinnie was born 1859.She died 1919.

900. Hiram SCHAEFFER-3269 (David A. SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 18 Jun 1814 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 26 Jun 1814 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 1878 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "David Shafer, Polly"Sponsors: none listed

Hiram married (MRIN:1834) Margaret Ann-36047. Margaret was born about 1814 in , , NY, USA.She died 1893 in , , NY, USA.

They had the following children:

2281 F i. Elizabeth SCHAEFFER-36048 was born 1848 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

902. Julia SCHAEFFER-3271 (David A. SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, JohannHenrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 5 Nov 1818 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: "David Shafer, Polly"Sponsors: parents

Julia married (MRIN:1836) Philip Jacob BURNS-5159. Philip was born 10 Oct 1808 in Sharon,Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 3 Jan 1899 in Carlisle, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.They had the following children:

+ 2282 F i. Lucinda BURNS-5168 was born 13 Feb 1833 and died 5 Feb 1921.

903. Elisabeth Ann SCHAEFFER-3270 (David A. SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 29 Apr 1821 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 21 May 1821 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Jacob Lawyer, Betsy"Sponsors: Parents

MARRIAGE: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "David Brown, Jr., Cobbleskill and ElizaAnn Shaffer, Cobbleskill" (Cobleskill is spelled, "Cobbleskill")

Elisabeth married (MRIN:1835) David BROWN Jr.-4456 on 29 Oct 1853 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. David was born about 1820.They had the following children:

2283 F i. Mary C. BROWN-61962 was born about 1854.

906. John F. SCHAEFFER-3274 (David A. SCHAEFFER, Johannes Heinrich SCHAEFFER, JohannHenrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 18 May 1826 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 11 Jun 1826 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "David Schafer, Polly"Sponsors: Parents

RESIDENCE: From Gallupville, T-Wright, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

John married (MRIN:1838) Lucinda LIGHT-4457 on 24 Dec 1846 in Knox, Albany Co., NY, USA. Lucinda was born 1835 in , Columbia Co., NY, USA.

They had the following children:

2284 F i. Catherine SHAFER-41057 was born 1847 in Wright, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

2285 F ii. Rebecca A. SHAFER-41058 was born 1848 in Wright, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

2286 F iii. Mary M. SHAFER-41059 was born 1852 in Wright, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

+ 2287 M iv. Martin Luther SCHAEFFER-40005 was born 29 Apr 1854 and died 2 Dec 1930.

909. Annatgen Nancy SCHAEFFER-3176 (Lambert SCHAEFFER, Lambert SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 22 Apr 1800 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 18 May 1800 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 18 May 1886 in Florence, Erie Co., OH, USA and was buried 20 May 1886 in Florence, ErieCo., OH, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Lambert Schaefer, Jr., und Sophia" Sponsors: "George Schaefer und Catharina Lemm" Baptized as "Annatgen".

MARRIAGE: Performed by Nathan Smith, minister of the Gospel.BURIAL: In the Birmingham Cemetery, T-Florence, Erie Co., OH USA. (Marjean Holmes Workman)

Annatgen married (MRIN:1778) Richard BREWER-19812 on 26 Apr 1818 in , Huron Co., OH,USA. Richard was born 1 May 1783 in , Delaware Co., NY. He died 6 May 1890 in Florence, Erie Co.,OH, USA and was buried 8 May 1890 in Florence, Erie Co., NY, USA.

BIRTH: "Greenbush" (What town ?), Delaware Co., NY USA.

MILITARY: "Richard Brewer served during the War of 1812 as a private in in Capt. Zimmerman's Company, Col.Medcalfe's Regiment, an artillery unit in the New York State militia. He served for three months, from 14September 1813 to 12 December 1813, and was discharged at Weaver's Tavern, Utica, NY, and allowed four daysto travel the 80 miles home. Richard received 40 acres of land under the act of 28 September 1850 and applied foran additional 120 acres under the act of 3 March 1855. Richard Brewer came to Huron Co. about 1817 fromDelaware Co., NY." (Marjean Holmes Workman)NOTE: Information on his children and their spouses from Marjean Holmes Workman.DEATH: Birmingham, T-Florence, Erie Co., OH USA, at the age of 108 years and 6 days. (Marjean HolmesWorkman)BURIAL: Birmingham Cemetery, T-Florence, Erie Co., OH USA. (Marjean Holmes Workman)

Richard and Annatgen had the following children:

2288 F i. Daughter BREWER-19813 was born 1818/1820 in , Huron Co., OH, USA.

2289 M ii. Edward BREWER-19814 was born about 1820 in Florence, Erie Co., OH, USA.He died 1901 and was buried 1901 in Florence, Erie Co., OH, USA.

BURIAL: Birmingham Cemetery, T-Florence, Erie Co., OH USA.

+ 2290 F iii. Mary "Polly" BREWER-19815 was born about 1824 and died 5 Apr 1901.

+ 2291 M iv. Elias BREWER-19816 was born about 1825 and died 28 Apr 1900.

2292 M v. Richard BREWER-19818 was born about 1827/1828 in , , OH, USA.Richard married (MRIN:8619) LOUISA-24161 on 1 Apr 1849 in , Lorain Co., OH,USA. LOUISA was born about 1827/1828.

2293 M vi. Henry BREWER-19817 was born about 1831/1832 in , , OH, USA.

2294 M vii. Daniel BREWER-19819 was born about 1834/1835 in , , OH, USA.

2295 F viii. Harriet BREWER-19820 was born about 1835/1836 in , , OH, USA.

2296 F ix. Catharine BREWER-19821 was born about 1838/1839 in , , OH, USA.

2297 M x. James BREWER-19822 was born about 1842/1843 in , , OH, USA.

910. Christian "Christopher" SCHAEFFER-2784 (Lambert SCHAEFFER, Lambert SCHAEFFER,Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 14 Aug 1801 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 12 Sep 1801 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA. He died after 1880.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Lambert Schaefer,Jun. und Sophia" Sponsors: "John Yung und Margareth Schaefer"

MARRIAGES: # 1 - Officiated by "Joshua Philips, M.G." and # 2 - Officiated by "J.A. Hart, Minister of theGospel in Erie Co., OH USA" (Marjean Holmes Workman)NOTE: Information on Christian's children and spouses from Mary Kay Smith.

Christian married (1-MRIN:1515) Catharine SHWARTS-19823 on 20 Nov 1823 in , Huron Co., OH, USA. Catharine was born 1806 in , Delaware Co., NY, USA. She died Sep 1842 in Florence, ErieCo., OH, USA and was buried Sep 1842 in Florence, Erie Co., OH, USA.

NOTE: "Catherine was born about 1805/6 and she died September 1842, aged 36 years". Cemetery tombstonesays born 1806. (Marjean Holmes Workman)BURIAL: She is buried in the Shafer Cemetery, 2 miles south of Birmigham, Florence Township, Erie Co., OH USA.

Christian and Catharine had the following children:

2298 F i. Ann SHAFFER-19825 was born 1826/1827 in , , OH, USA.

+ 2299 M ii. Christopher S. SHAFFER, JR.-19826 was born 4 Jul 1828 and died 29 May 1911.

2300 M iii. George SHAFFER-19827 was born 1830/1831 in , , OH, USA.

2301 F iv. Elizabeth SHAFFER-19828 was born 1833/1834 in , , OH, USA.

2302 F v. Alicia A. SHAFFER-19829 was born 1835/1836 in , , OH, USA.Alicia married (MRIN:8621) Franklin W. SHERWOOD-19830 on 5 Dec 1856.Franklin was born about 1835.

2303 M vi. Oscar E. SHAFFER-19831 was born 1837/1838 in , , OH, USA.Christian also married (2-MRIN:1516) Maria MILLER-19824 on 11 Jan 1843 in , Erie Co., OH,USA. Maria was born about 1807/1808 in , , NY, USA.

911. David SCHAEFFER-3178 (Lambert SCHAEFFER, Lambert SCHAEFFER, Johann HenrichSCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 1 Mar 1803 in Sharon, SchoharieCo., NY, USA and was christened 13 Mar 1803 in Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 28 Oct1853 in Camden, Lorain Co., OH, USA and was buried 31 Oct 1853 in Camden, Lorain Co., OH,USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Peter's Lutheran Church of New Rhinebeck, Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Lambert Schaefer, Jr., and ux: Sophia Lemin" Sponsors: "Lambert Schaefer, Sen. & ux Sara"

MARRIAGE: Performed by Philo Clark, J.P., Huron Co., OH USA. (Marjean Holmes Workman)

CHURCH: David and Hannah were two of the original members of the Congregational Church at Florence Twp.,Huron Co., NY USA, which was organized 7 January 1832. (Marjean Holmes Workman)

CENSUS: 1850 USA, By the 1850 census, the David Shafer famiy has moved to Camden Township in Lorain Co.,OH. The census was taken on 29 August 1850 and shows the first six children attending school and that all of thechildren were born in Ohio. David Shafer, age 45, male, farmer, born in NY; Hannah, age 38, female, born inOhio; William, age 20, male, farmer; Sarah, age 18, female; Sophia, age 15, female; George, age 12, male; James,age 9, male; Theodore, age 5 male; Mary, age 2, female. (Marjean Holmes Workman)

BURIAL: The following are buried in the cemetery situated at Seward Center or Janesville, one and one halfmiles west of Hyndsville, NY, on the State Road, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Shafer, David, died July 17, 1859, Ae57 yrs. 2 mo. 14 da. (d/o/b computed by genealogy program, PAF, to be 3 May 1802) (Margaret Stewart, wife, d. January 1884, Ae 77yrs. 9 mo. 18 da. (d/o/b computed by genealogy program, PAF, to be 8 April 1806) (There isa striking similarity between these two cited here and the David and Hannah who went to Ohio, but they are notthe same people.)

NOTE: Information on David's wife and children is from Marjean Holmes Workman.

David married (MRIN:1779) Hannah-19832. Hannah was born about 1803.

They had the following children:+

2304 M i. William Henry SHAFFER-19833 was born 18 Jun 1830 and died 1892.

2305 F ii. Sarah M. SHAFFER-19834 was born 18 Jun 1832 in , , OH, USA.Sarah married (MRIN:8623) Kimball BATES-19835 on 27 Nov 1850. Kimball wasborn about 1832.

2306 F iii. Sophia SHAFFER-19836 was born 13 Feb 1835 in , , OH, USA.

RESIDENCE: Lived in Toledo, OH, USA.

Sophia married (MRIN:8624) Randall HAYDEN-19837. Randall was born about1835.

2307 M iv. George SHAFFER-19838 was born 29 Sep 1838 in , , OH, USA.

RESIDENCE: Went to Iowa, USA, to live.

George married (MRIN:8625) Antoinette BRONSON-19839. Antoinette was bornabout 1838.

2308 M v. James SHAFFER-19840 was born 24 Jul 1841 in , , OH, USA.

RESIDENCE: Went to Washington (State), USA

.James married (MRIN:8626) Polly Jane ARMSTRONG-19841. Polly was bornabout 1841.

2309 M vi. Theodore SHAFFER-19842 was born 1845 in , , OH, USA.

2310 F vii. Mary Jane SHAFFER-19843 was born 1 Oct 1848 in , , OH, USA. She died 9 Dec1878. Mary married (MRIN:8627) Alfred Myron TENNANT-19844 on 4 Oct 1871.Alfred was born about 1848.

2311 M viii. Seward SHAFFER-36155 was born 1849. He died 1920 and was buried 1920 inSeward, Schoharie Co., NY, USA

.BURIAL: Janesville Cemetery, T-Seward, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Seward married (MRIN:838) Jennie-1583. Jennie was born about 1849. She wasburied in Seward, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Janesville Cemetery, T-Seward, Schoharie Co., NY USA. (I'm assuming this as herhusband is buried in this cemetery.)

+ 2312 M ix. Stewart SCHAEFFER-36481 was born 1849.

2313 M x. Charles L. SHAFFER-19845 was born 3 Sep 1850 in , , OH, USA. He died 22 Jan1920. Charles married (MRIN:8628) Jennie CHRYSLER-19846. Jennie was born about1850.

2314 F xi. Alice SHAFFER-19847 was born 7 Aug 1853 in , , OH, USA. Alice married (MRIN:8629) Arthur LINTON-19848. Arthur was born about 1853.912. John SCHAEFFER-3179 (Lambert SCHAEFFER, Lambert SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 3 Nov 1805 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 26 Jan 1806 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 1873 in Florence, Erie Co., OH, USA and was buried 1873 in Florence, Erie Co., OH, USA.

BIRTH: Born in Lawyersville, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church of Lawyersville, Cobleskill, Schoharie NY USA. "Lambert Shaver,Sophia Lemm, John, born 5 Nov 1805" No sponsors listed. (Formerly German Reformed Church in NewRhinebeck.)

MARRIAGE: Performed by "Jonathan Briant, J.P." (Marjean Holmes Workman)

CENSUS: 1850 USA, "The census finds John Shaffer in Florence Twp., Erie Co., OH, with John Shaffer, age 43,male, farmer, $400 real estate, born New York; Harriet Shaffer, age 38, female, born NY; Mary Shaffer, age 22,female, born OH; Eunice Shaffer, age 15, female, born Ohio attended school; Mariah Heald, age 17, female, bornOhio, married in year, attended school; George Heald, age 23, male, born Ohio, married in year; Charles Corbin,age 17, male, born Ohio. It is unknown who Mary Shaffer is since she appears too old to be the daughter of Johnwith his marriage to Harriet Corbin. Perhaps John was married earlier, or perhaps this is a niece. Charles Corbinprobably a nephew to Harriet, perhaps a son of her deceased brother, Charles." (Marjean Holmes Workman)

CENSUS: In the 1860 USA census John and Harriet are living with their daughter Mariah Heald's family.

NOTE: Information on John's children and spouses is from Marjean Holmes Workman.

John married (MRIN:1780) Harriet CORBIN-19849 on 20 Feb 1831 in , Huron Co., OH, USA. Harriet was born 1810/1812 in , , NY, USA. She died 1901 in Florence, Erie Co., OH, USA and wasburied 1901 in Florence, Erie Co., OH, USA.

They had the following children:

+ 2315 F i. Mariah SHAFER-19850 was born 1832/1833 and died about 1907.

+ 2316 F ii. Eunice SHAFER-19851 was born 1834/1835

.914. Peter Lam SCHAEFFER-3180 (Lambert SCHAEFFER, Lambert SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 31 May 1807 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 26 Jul 1807 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Lambert Schaefer andSophia" Sponsors: None listed Baptized as: "PETER LAM".MARRIAGES: There were 3 Peter Shafers married about the same time and there is some confusion: 17 Nov1832 Peter P. Schafer Cobleskill Witnesses: Henry Schafer Anna Bauck Cobleskill Peter Schafer***** 2 Feb 1833 Peter J. Schafer Cobleskill Witnesses: Nelson Frantz Mary Frantz Cobleskill Olive Tator10 Sep 1837 Peter Schafer Witnesses: Geo. Mattice Sarah Wiedman Conrad Plank I'm pretty certain that the 2 Feb 1833, Peter J. Schafer is the one who married Mary Frantz although his baptism says "PeterLam".

NOTE: "No marriage or death date has been found for Peter. If he died in Huron or Erie Co., OH, he is mostlikely buried in the Shafer Cemetery in Florence Township, Erie Co., OH, but most of the gravestones have beendestroyed. He certainly had died by 1879 when the only surviving children of Lambert Sahfer are named as: Mrs.Richard Brewer, Christopher and Elias Shafer." (Marjean Holmes Workman)CHILDREN: On 8 March 1995 Martha Foland gave me four more children for this family with the notation, "1855 Census": Henry, 1840; John, 1842; William, 1845; Amanda, 1848.

CENSUS: 1855 NYS (From Cady records)1855 CENSUS Town of CobleskillYears inAge Born in Town Occupation Peter S. 44 Schoharie Co. 44 farmer Mary 42 " 42wife Eunice 17 " 17 dau. Henry H. 15 " 15 son John D. 13 " 13 " William 10 " 10 " Amandaa 7 " 7 dau.

Peter married (MRIN:1781) Mary FRANCE-4459, daughter of Henry FRANCE-9281 and EuniceDECKER-9282 (MRIN:2173), on 2 Feb 1833 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Mary was born8 May 1813 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 22 May 1813 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Henry Franz, Eunice"Sponsors: "Jacob Franz, Maria"

Peter and Mary had the following children:

2317 F i. Eunice SCHAEFFER-8925 was born 13 Oct 1837 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA andwas christened 1837 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded in the "loose leaf records of the Baptismal and Marriage records of Rev.John Daniel Shafer, pastor of the Reformed Church at Schoharie." Parents: "Peter J. Shafer,Mary, his wife" Sponsors: "F & M"

2318 F ii. Sarah SCHAEFFER-8927 was born 1839 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

+ 2319 M iii. Henry H. SCHAEFFER-24219 was born 1840.

2320 M iv. John D. SCHAEFFER-24220 was born 1842 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA.+ 2321 M v. William A. SCHAEFFER-24221 was born 1845 and died 1930.

2322 F vi. Jane Amanda SCHAEFFER-24222 was born 1848 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

915. Elias SCHAEFFER-3181 (Lambert SCHAEFFER, Lambert SCHAEFFER, Johann HenrichSCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 22 Nov 1808 in Seward,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 3 Mar 1809 in Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died after 1881 in , Marion Co., IL, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Peter's Lutheran Church of New Rhinebeck, T-Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents:"Lambert Schafer, ux Sophia" Sponsors: (Testes) Parents

RESIDENCE: About 1876, Elias and Sevenia Shafer, along with their only son, Christopher and his family,moved to Marion Co., IL USA. (Marjean Holmes Workman)

REAL ESTATE: Elias bought two plots of land, one of 80 acres and another of 20 acres, on April 15, 1873, fromWilliam and Martha Straw of Paulding Co., OH. The land was in Marion County, IL. His son, Christopher, alsobought 40 acres from the Straws at the same time. This land was located about five miles west of Kinmundy and 1/2 miles north of the Kinmundy Road on the east side.

Elias married (1-MRIN:1782) Ann Maria BENTLEY-19852, daughter of William BENTLEY-19964and Lydia PARKER-19965 (MRIN:8632), on 31 Dec 1829 in , Huron Co., OH, USA. Ann wasborn 2 Feb 1812 in Sparta, Livingston Co., NY, USA. She died 9 Oct 1841 in Adams, Allen Co., IN, USA and was buried 12 Oct 1841 in Jefferson, Allen Co., IN, USA.

BURIAL: In the Whitney Burial Ground, section 6, Jefferson Twp., Allen Co., IN USA, is a small footstone typemarker with the initials A.M.S. near stones for the Bell family. It is possible that A.M.S. is Ann Maria Shafersince they did own land in Jefferson Twp. near this cemetery, and her brother, Morgan Bentley, and his family areburied there.

Elias and Ann had the following children:

2323 F i. Louisa SHAFER-19854 was born 28 Mar 1831 in , Huron Co., OH, USA. She died15 Nov 1903 in Adams, Allen Co., IN, USA and was buried 18 Nov 1903 in Adams,Allen Co., IN, USA.

DEATH: "She died 15 November 1903, aged 72 years, 7 months and 18 days and

BURIAL: Odd Fellow's (I.O.O.F.) Cemetery, New Haven, Adams Township, Allen Co., IN USA. (Source: "Descendants of John WArner of Farmington", Davis P. Warner, 1997, page222)

Louisa married (1-MRIN:8633) John OWEN-19883 on 4 Oct 1857 in , Allen Co.,IN, USA. John was born about 1831.Louisa also married (2-MRIN:8634) James SHEEHAN-19884 on 30 Jul 1860 in ,Paulding Co., OH, USA. James was born 21 Jan 1833. He died 1 Aug 1889 in Adams,Allen Co., IN, USA and was buried 4 Aug 1889 in Adams, Allen Co., IN, USA.

DEATH: He died 1 August 1889, aged 56 years, 6 months and 11 days.

BURIAL: "He is buried in the Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) Cemetery, New Haven, AdamsTownship Allen Co., IN USA, by his wife, Louisa." (Marjean Holmes Workman)

+ 2324 F ii. Melissa SHAFER-69977 was born 30 Jul 1833 and died 13 Jan 1865.

+ 2325 F iii. Harriet Ellen SHAFER-19855 was born 9 Jun 1838 and died 15 Oct 1911. Elias also married (2-MRIN:1783) Sevenia (Holmes) NORTON-19853 on 13 Apr 1842 in , Allen Co., IN, USA. Sevenia was born Feb 1808. She died 17 May 1878 in , Marion Co., IL, USA and wasburied 20 May 1878 in Kinmundy, Marion Co., IL, USA.

BURIAL: "She is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Kinmundy, Marion Co., IL USA. Her gravestone lists heras the wife of Elias and 70 years, 3 months old. It is unknown if Elias is buried next to her, but no gravestoneexists for him in this cemetery." (Marjean Holmes Workman)

Elias and Sevenia had the following children:

2326 F iv. Amanda Malvina SHAFER-19857 was born 2 Feb 1844 in , Allen Co., IN, USA.She died 16 Apr 1927 in Paulding, Paulding Co., OH, USA. Amanda married (MRIN:8637) Valentine V. PERSEL-19858 on 21 Jul 1867 in ,Paulding Co., OH, USA. Valentine was born about 1844.

+ 2327 M v. Christopher Columbus SHAFER-19859 was born 15 Apr 1845 and died 10 Oct1931.

2328 F vi. Anna Roxanne SHAFER-19861 was born 7 Oct 1848 in Monroeville, Allen Co., IN,USA. She died 7 Jan 1907 in Paulding, Paulding Co., OH, USA. Anna married (MRIN:8639) Wesley A. SAVAGE-19862 on 28 May 1871 in ,Paulding Co., OH, USA. Wesley was born about 1848.

919. David G. SCHAEFFER-3298 (George SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann HenrichSCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 27 Jul 1804 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 9 Sep 1804 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Hedied 14 Oct 1876 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 17 Oct 1876 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "George Shafer,Elisabeth" Sponsors: "David Bouck, Margareth" Baptism also recorded: 9 September 1804, Reformed Church,Lawyersville, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "George Shaver, Elisabeth Bauck "David, born 6 August"Witnesses: David Bauch, Margarit Bauch"

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Age 72 yrs. 2 mos 17 das."

CENSUS: 1855 NYS, (From Cady records)1855 CENSUS Town of RichmondvilleYears inAge Born in Town Occupation David Z. 48 Schoharie Co. 48 farmer Harriet 38Rensselaer Co. 12 wife Mervin 8 Schoharie Co. 8 son Mary E. 7 " 7 dau. Lucinda 4 " 4 dau. Evelyn O. 10/12 "10/12 dau.

David married (MRIN:1849) Harriott (Harriet)-4517. Harriott was born 1817 in , Rensselaer Co.,NY, USA. She died in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried in Cobleskill, SchoharieCo., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

David and Harriott had the following children:

2329 M i. Rensselaer SCHAEFFER-4518 was born 1843 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

NOTE: Married, but do not know her name or their children, if any.

2330 M ii. Mervin SCHAEFFER-61989 was born 1847 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

2331 F iii. Mary E. SCHAEFFER-36049 was born 1848 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

2332 F iv. Lucinda J. SCHAEFFER-61990 was born 1851 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

2333 F v. Evelyn O. SCHAEFFER-61991 was born 1854 in Richmondville, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA.

921. Gertrude Charity SCHAEFFER-3926 (George SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 11 Feb 1809 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 26 Feb 1809 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 24 May 1863 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 27 May 1863 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "George Schaefer & Elisabeth" Sponsors: "George G. Werner and Catharine Bauch"

MARRIAGE: D.A.R. Records: "Married Charity Shafer, daughter of George Shaferand Elizabeth Barner. CharityShafer Brown married 2nd, Peter Sipperly of Germantown, NY. She died 24 may 1863, age 55 yrs. 3 mos. 13 das."BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Gertrude married (1-MRIN:2168) Peter SIPPERLY-4522 about 1829. Peter was born about 1809. He was buried in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Gertrude also married (2-MRIN:2169) Peter BROWN-9576, son of John Jost BROWN-3177 andAnna SCHAEFFER-2975 (MRIN:1638). Peter was born 8 Apr 1807.

DOCUMENTATION: D.A.R. Records: "Peter Brown record submitted by Mrs. Edna R. Harvey, 59 St. Paul'sPlace, New Rochelle, NY." (1968).

Peter and Gertrude had the following children:

2334 M i. Daniel BROWN-9581 was born about 1826 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.Daniel married (1-MRIN:4707) Kate-9582. Kate was born about 1826. Daniel also married (2-MRIN:4708) Helen HARDER-9583. Helen was born about1830.

+ 2335 M ii. David Henry BROWN-9577 was born 22 Feb 1828 and died 6 Oct 1901.

+ 2336 M iii. George H. BROWN-9584 was born 28 Dec 1828.

922. Jacob G. SCHAEFFER-3300 (George SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 22 May 1811 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 2 Jun 1811 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Hedied 11 Jun 1872 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 14 Jun 1872 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "George Schaefer &Elisabeth" Sponsors: "Jacob Shenk & Barbara"FAMILY BIBLE: Bible published 1832, Cooperstown, NY, by H and E Phinney. Present Owner (1830) LelandShafer Cobleskill, NY.

MARRIAGE: "Jacob G. Shafer, age 20 yrs. old, Cobleskill, NY - Farmer, Eve Borst, age 19 yrs. old, Cobleskill.Witness, Henry Shafer, Esq., of Cobleskill". Loose Leaf Record of the Baptismal and Marriage records of Rev.John Daniel Shafer, Pastor of the Reformed Church at Schoharie, NY.BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

DOCUMENTATION: GAZETTEER AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF SCHOHARIE CO., NY FOR 1872-3",compiled and published by Hamilton Child, 1872: "Shafer, Jacob G., (Mineral Springs,) saw mill and farmer 75".(75" means a 75 acre farm)

Jacob married (MRIN:1851) Eva BORST-3379, daughter of Henrich H. BORST-14575 and Elisabeth BARNER-8691 (MRIN:1891), on 17 Dec 1831 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.Eva was born 21 Sep 1812 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 21 Sep 1812 inSchoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 11 Dec 1872 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USAand was buried 1873 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Henrich Borst, ElisabethSponsors: Parents

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

NOTE: Jessie V. S. Norton chart says: "dau. of Henry B. and Eva Barner".

Jacob and Eva had the following children:

2337 F i. Margaret SCHAEFFER-4527 was born 1832 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA. She died 1915 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 1915 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BIRTH: Birth date is unknown. Martha Foland told me 1830. Born before parent's marriage.Possible!

+ 2338 F ii. Elisabeth SCHAEFER-3380 was born 28 Mar 1833 and died 1916.

+ 2339 M iii. William M. SCHAEFFER-4525 was born 1833 and died 1893.

+ 2340 M iv. George Menzo SCHAEFER-3381 was born 5 May 1837 and died 31 Oct 1918.924. Daniel SCHAEFFER-3927 (George SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 15 Jul 1816 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 24 Nov 1866 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and wasburied 27 Nov 1866 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

MARRIAGE: 1834. Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Daniel Shafer toMoriah __________, Both of Cobleskill." Pastor's notes: "List of marriages solemnised by me, Wm. H. Watson inthe year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and thirty-four (1834), in the Town of Cobleskill, Schoharie Co."(D.A.R. records on file in N.Y.S. Library, Albany, NY.) Another reference I found states: "Marriage Records fromthe Old Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, NY. Records by Wm. H. Watson: 1834, Daniel Shafer, Cobleskill andMaria ________, Cobleskill".

DOCUMENTATION: BIOGRAPHICAL REVIEW OF SCHENECTADY, SCHOHARIE AND GREENE COUNTIES, N.Y.S. Library #974.744 qS32, pgs. 191-192. "His (William D., grandson) paternal grandfather,Daniel Shafer, was a lifelong resident of Cobleskill, where he cultivated a farm during his active period, and diedat the age of eighty years."

CENSUS: 1855 NYS Copied from Cady records:Years inAge Born in County Occupation Daniel 39 Schoharie Co. 39 merchant Maria 39 " 39wife Daniel G. 14 " 14 son 1855 Cobleskill Census

OBITUARY: (From the ALBANY WEEKLY ARGUS):Hon. Daniel Shafer, member of Assembly elect for Schoharie County, died yesterday morning (another accountsays "Saturday morning") at Cobleskill. Mr. Shafer was an estimable citizen, as was shown by the flatteringmajority given him at the recent election. The vacancy occasioned by his death will doubtless be filled by a specialelection in time to secure a representative from Schoharie at the commencement of the session of the Legislature.BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Daniel married (MRIN:2170) Maria BARNER-3928 on 1834 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.Maria was born 1815 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 16 Dec 1880 in Cobleskill, SchoharieCo., NY, USA and was buried 1880 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.Daniel and Maria had the following children:

+ 2341 F i. Nancy Esther SCHAEFFER-4550 was born 1836 and died 1924.

+ 2342 M ii. Daniel G. SCHAEFFER-4540 was born 1842 and died 31 Mar 1884.

+ 2343 M iii. John H. SCHAEFFER-4551 was born 19 Dec 1845.

2344 F iv. Mary Jane SCHAEFFER-4548 was born 1849 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 1928 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 1928 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Mary married (MRIN:2433) Henry MICKLE-4549. Henry was born 1849 in , , NY,USA. He died 1928 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 1928 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA

925. George Henry SCHAEFFER-3932 (George SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, JohannHenrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 4 Dec 1819 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1819 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 25Jan 1887 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 1887 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Loose Leaf Record of the Baptismal and marriage records of Rev. John Daniel Shafer,Pastor of Schoharie Reformed Church as well as this place (Cobleskill).... Parents: "George Shafer, Elisabeth, hiswife" Sponsors: "F. & M." !CENSUS: 1855 NYS (From Cady records): Years in Age Born in Town OccupationGeorge H. 35 Schoharie Co. 35 farmer Margaret 35 " 35 wife Warren 9 " 9 son Abel 6 " 6 " George 77 " 77 father & farmer Elizabeth 72 " 72 mother Wilder, Nelson 48 Vermont 2 servant & farmer 1855 Cobleskill Census

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.TOMBSTONE: "Age 67 yrs. 1 mo. 21 das."

George married (MRIN:2174) Margaret SHAFER-3933, daughter of John Daniel SCHAEFFER Rev.-2985 and Margaret Elizabeth UHLINE-2986 (MRIN:1463), about 1845. Margaret was born 24 Nov1818 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 7 Dec 1892 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 10 Dec 1892 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

TOMBSTONE: "Age 74 yrs. 15 da."

George and Margaret had the following children:

+ 2345 M i. Warren B. SCHAEFFER-4560 was born 1846 and died 1918.

2346 M ii. Abram SCHAEFFER-4562 was born 5 Feb 1849 in , , NY, USA. He died 5 Sep1872 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 8 Sep 1872 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

TOMBSTONE: "Age 23 yrs. 7 mos." Child's name listed in cemetery records as "Abram".

926. William SCHAEFFER-3929 (George SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 8 Sep 1822 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 14 Sep 1902 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 17 Sep 1902 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Born Sept 8 1822, died Sept 14, 1902 This would make his age 80 yrs 6 days.

CENSUS: 1855 NYS From Cady Records:Years in Age Born in Town Occupation William 33 Schoharie Co. 33 merchantCornelia 32 " 32 wife Nelson 12 " 12 son Melvina 10 " 10 dau. Edward 5 " 5 son 1855 Cobleskill Census

William married (1-MRIN:2171) Cornelia FRANCE-3930, daughter of Henry FRANCE-9281 andEunice DECKER-9282 (MRIN:2173). Cornelia was born 15 Mar 1821 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA.She died 29 Oct 1874 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 1 Nov 1874 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

TOMBSTONE: Born Mar 15, 1823, died Oct 19, 1874 Birth date disagrees with Bible record. "Age 51 yrs 7mos 14 days" I computed it.

William and Cornelia had the following children:

+ 2347 M i. Nelson SCHAEFFER-7256 was born 1843 and died 1905.

+ 2348 F ii. Melvina SCHAEFFER-7255 was born 1845.

+ 2349 M iii. Edward SCHAEFFER-7257 was born 1850.

+ 2350 M iv. George William SCHAEFFER-9161 was born 1860 and died 1944.

+ 2351 M v. Clarence SCHAEFFER-36051 was born 1864 and died 1937.

William also married (2-MRIN:2172) Jerusha R. BURNSIDE-3931 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Jerusha was born 17 Dec 1833 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 22 Mar1911 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 25 Mar 1911 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

TOMBSTONE: "Born Dec. 17, 1833, died Mar 22 1911". (Computed age is: 77 yrs 3 mos 5 days.)

928. Benjamin BROWN-3479 (Anna SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 23 Aug 1801 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 30 Sep 1801 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "John Jost Brown,Anna" Sponsors: "Christian Brown, Elisabeth Hager"

Benjamin married (MRIN:1943) Catherine DRUM-10385. Catherine was born about 1801.

They had the following children:

2352 M i. John Jost BROWN-10386 was born 2 Oct 1821 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

+ 2353 M ii. George Henry BROWN-10387 was born 7 Oct 1823.

2354 M iii. David BROWN-10388 was born 9 Dec 1825 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 15 Jan 1826 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Benjamin Brown, Catharine" Sponsors: "David Shenck, Caty"

2355 M iv. James BROWN-10389 was born 23 Dec 1828 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1828 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded in the loose leaf record of the Baptismal and Marriage records of Rev.John Daniel Shafer, pastor of the Reformed Church at Schoharie. Parents: "Benjamin Brown, Catherine, his wife" Sponsors: "James Becker, Elisabeth Brown"

2356 F v. Nancy Catherine BROWN-10390 was born 28 Mar 1833 in Cobleskill, SchoharieCo., NY, USA and was christened 5 May 1833 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Benjamin Brown, Catharine" Sponsors: Parents

2357 F vi. Elmira BROWN-10391 was born 8 Oct 1835 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 1835 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Benjamin Brown, wife" Sponsors: Parents

2358 M vii. Peter William BROWN-10392 was born 5 Jan 1838 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 25 Mar 1838 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.He died 19 Sep 1889.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Benjamin Brown, Catharine" Sponsors: none listed

+ 2359 F viii. Caroline BROWN-10393 was born about 1840.

929. Henry BROWN-3480 (Anna SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 5 Jul 1804 in Cobleskill,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 22 Jul 1804 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "John Jost Braun,Anna, his wife" Sponsors: "Henry Shafer, Elisabeth, his wife"

MARRIAGE: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NYUSA. "Henry Brown,Cobleskill and Rebecca Borst" No witnesses listed.Henry married (MRIN:1944) Rebecca BORST-18422, daughter of Wilhelm BORST-18406 and Eva RICKERT-18407 (MRIN:8095). Rebecca was born 4 Sep 1807 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 27 Oct 1807 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 15 Apr 1880.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Wm. Borst, Eva"Sponsors: "George Richtmeier, Rebecca Richtmeier"

Henry and Rebecca had the following children:

2360 F i. Eva Ann BROWN-10585 was born 13 Feb 1825.Eva married (MRIN:5101) Gilbert STALL-10586. Gilbert was born about 1825.

2361 F ii. Catherine BROWN-10587 was born about 1827.Catherine married (MRIN:5102) James CALKINS-10588. James was born about1827.

+ 2362 M iii. Loren Thompson BROWN-10589 was born about 1829 and died 10 Dec 1895.

+ 2363 M iv. Peter W. BROWN-10593 was born about 1831 and died 12 Oct 1907.

+ 2364 F v. Nancy BROWN-10596 was born 1838 and died 11 Feb 1876.

2365 M vi. Albert BROWN-10605 was born about 1840. He died about 1852.

2366 F vii. Almeda BROWN-10604 was born 1844.

OCCUPATION: Was a teacher in Cobleskill School for many years.

930. Peter BROWN-9576 (Anna SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER,Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 8 Apr 1807.

DOCUMENTATION: D.A.R. Records: "Peter Brown record submitted by Mrs. Edna R. Harvey, 59 St. Paul'sPlace, New Rochelle, NY." (1968).

Peter married (MRIN:2169) Gertrude Charity SCHAEFFER-3926, daughter of GeorgeSCHAEFFER-2976 and Elisabeth BOUCK-30184 (MRIN:1639). Gertrude was born 11 Feb 1809 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 26 Feb 1809 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA. She died 24 May 1863 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 27 May 1863 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "George Schaefer &Elisabeth" Sponsors: "George G. Werner and Catharine Bauch"MARRIAGE: D.A.R. Records: "Married Charity Shafer, daughter of George Shaferand Elizabeth Barner. CharityShafer Brown married 2nd, Peter Sipperly of Germantown, NY. She died 24 may 1863, age 55 yrs. 3 mos. 13 das."BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Peter and Gertrude had the following children:

2367 M i. Daniel BROWN-9581 was born about 1826 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.Daniel married (1-MRIN:4707) Kate-9582. Kate was born about 1826.Daniel also married (2-MRIN:4708) Helen HARDER-9583. Helen was born about1830.

+ 2368 M ii. David Henry BROWN-9577 was born 22 Feb 1828 and died 6 Oct 1901.

+ 2369 M iii. George H. BROWN-9584 was born 28 Dec 1828.

931. Elisabeth BROWN-3481 (Anna SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 19 Feb 1809 in , Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 26 Feb 1809 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 21 Jun 1886 in , Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 24 Jun 1886 in Carlisle, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "John Jost Brown,Anna" Sponsors: "Jeremy Berner, Elisabeth"MARRIAGE: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Ira young, BetseyBrown" Witnesses: "Henry & George Schafer"

BURIAL: Carlisle Cemetery, Carlisle, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

TOMBSTONE: "21 June 1886, ae 77 yr., 4 mo., 2 da.".

Elisabeth married (MRIN:1945) Ira YOUNG-9598, son of John YOUNG-9599 and Dinah-9600(MRIN:4716), on 16 Mar 1829 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Ira was born 27 Aug 1809 inCarlisle, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 25 Feb 1896 in Carlisle, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and wasburied 1896 in Carlisle, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BIOGRAPHICAL: (D.A.R.) "Ira Young died 25 Feb 1896, age 86 yr., 5 mo., 28 da.

BIRTH: Born at Carlisle Center, T-Carlisle, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

DEATH: Died at Carlisle Center, T-Carlisle, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

BURIAL: Cemetery at T-Carlisle, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Ira and Elisabeth had the following children:

2370 F i. Anna (Hannah) YOUNG-9643 was born 4 May 1832.

+ 2371 M ii. George YOUNG-9644 was born 18 Feb 1834 and died 14 Jul 1892.

2372 M iii. Abraham YOUNG-9651 was born 19 Jun 1836 and was christened 17 Jul 1836.

2373 M iv. Peter Brown YOUNG-9652 was born 10 Dec 1838 and was christened 4 Mar 1839.

+ 2374 F v. Marietta YOUNG-9653 was born 16 Sep 1839 and died 20 May 1927.

+ 2375 M vi. John H. YOUNG-9657 was born 14 May 1840 and died 29 Jul 1901.

933. William BROWN-9602 (Anna SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 12 Feb 1814 in Schoharie,Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1814 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 15Feb 1893.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Reformed Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Johann Jost Brown, Anna"Sponsors: "William Borst, & wife, Eva"

MARRIAGE: Recorded: Rev. John Daniel Shafer. "William Brown, Cobleskill, age 18 yrs. - Farmer and SabrinaKromer, Cobleskill, age 16 yrs. Witness: Curtis Kromer, Cobleskill."

William married (MRIN:4717) Sabrina CROMER-9603 on 30 Sep 1832 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Sabrina was born 1 May 1815. She died 25 Dec 1887.

They had the following children:

2376 F i. Delilah BROWN-10403 was born 22 Dec 1836. She died 12 Dec 1867.

Delilah married (MRIN:5046) Chauncey WAGGONER-10404 on 2 Nov 1850 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Chauncey was born 1821. He died 1886.

MARRIAGE: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "Chauncey L. Waggoner, Delila Brown" Witnesses: "Wm Brown, Sobrina Brown", (Mother andFather)

NOTES: From Jessie V.S. Norton: Delilah was born 22 Dec 1836 and married 2 November1850. She was 13, and became 14 on 22 December 1836. Jessie says that Chauncey is a "teacher".

2377 F ii. Ursula BROWN-10405 was born 20 Oct 1839. She died 18 Apr 1875.Ursula married (MRIN:5047) George MC CORMICK-10406. George was bornabout 1839.

+ 2378 M iii. Warren Jost BROWN-9663 was born 26 Oct 1845 and died 8 Feb 1903.

938. Catherine (Cathrina) (Caty) SCHAEFFER-3185 (Peter H. SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann Henrich SCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 5Mar 1808 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 20 Mar 1808 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 24 Jun 1892 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and wasburied 27 Jun 1892 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Peter H. Schaefer &Sophia" Sponsors: "Henrich Schaefer, Catharina"

MARRIAGE: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. "David Schenck, CatySchaefer" Remark: "Cobleskill"

RESIDENCE: Lived in Mineral Springs, Schoharie Co., NY.

DEATH: 14 June 1892, age 84-3-19.BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

Catherine married (MRIN:1786) David SHENK-3186, son of Paulus SHENK-8716 and ElizabethFRANCE-4742 (MRIN:1787), on 1 Jan 1825 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. David was born 22 Apr 1802 in Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 1802 in Schoharie, SchoharieCo., NY, USA. He died 26 Dec 1887 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was buried 1888 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Schoharie, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Paulus Schenck,Elisabeth Schenck" Sponsors: Parents

BURIAL: Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA.

David and Catherine had the following children:

2379 F i. Diana SCHENCK-3309 was born 2 Mar 1827 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 14 Mar 1827 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. Shedied 14 Dec 1902.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "David Schenck, Caty" Sponsor: "Elisabeth Schenck"

DEATH: Age 77-9-5

+ 2380 F ii. Elizabeth Maria SHENK-3484 was born 7 Oct 1829 and died 11 Mar 1860.

2381 F iii. Rebecka SHENK-3310 was born about 1831.

NOTE: I'm not sure as to whom this person is or where I got the reference. Leave as is for now.HWW - 4/92.

2382 M iv. Peter Paul SHENK-3311 was born about 1833.

NOTE: Peter on chart of J.V.S. Norton.

2383 M v. J. W. SHENK Rev.-11326 was born about 1835.

NOTE: Found his name on chart by J.V.S. Norton. Estimated d/o/b.

940. Henry P. SCHAEFFER-3305 (Peter H. SCHAEFFER, Sgt. Henry SCHAEFFER, Johann HenrichSCHAEFFER, Johannes SCHAEFFER, Maria Elizabeth) was born 1811 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA and was christened 12 Feb 1811 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. He died 28 Dec1896 in North Towanda, Bradford Co., PA, USA and was buried 1897 in Ulster, Bradford Co., PA,USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Peter H. Shafer,Sophia, his wife" Sponsors: "John H. Shafer, Rebecka, his wife"

BURIAL: Ulster Cemetery, Ulster, Bradford Co., PA USA.

OBITUARY: Sent to me by Robert A. Shafer, 421 Park Ave., Waverly, NY 14892 USA, August 28, 1992, HenryP.'s descendant. Published in the BRADFORD-ARGUS newspaper, Towanda, Pa., and info copied at theBradford Co. Historical Society, Towanda, PA. Col. Henry P. Shaffer Col. Henry P. Shaffer. Died at his home inNorth Towanda, PA, December 28, 1896, after several month's illness of Bright's disease. Col. Shaffer was bornin New York State, Feb. 12, 1811, and for many years resided at Cobleskill, NY, moving to Pennsylvania about 30years ago. He was a gentleman of fine intelligence, sterling integrity and an uncompromising Democrat. He waswell versed on political subjects and took a great interest in National politics, having attended every presidentialelection and cast a Democratic vote from Jackson to Wm. J. Bryan. Up to within a few months of his death he wasvery active and carried the mail twice a day from North Towanda to this place. Besides his aged wife, one son andfour daughters survive him. The remains were interred in Ulster PA. (Ulster Cemetery, Ulster, PA USA.) (RobertA. Schaffer states: "I'm sending an obituary I copied from an old newspaper I found at the Bradford Co. HistoricalSociety at Towanda, PA." The foregoing is it.)

Henry married (MRIN:1854) Katy HOLLENBACK-4109, daughter of Peter HALENBECK-4573and Annatje Anna BERNER-4574 (MRIN:2255), on 18 Apr 1830. Katy was born 2 Mar 1812 inCobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA and was christened 15 Mar 1812 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co.,NY, USA. She died 5 Oct 1903 in North Towanda, Bradford Co., PA, USA and was buried 6 Oct1903 in Ulster, Bradford Co., PA, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Peter Halenbeck &Annatje" (Berner?). Sponsors: None listedBURIAL: Ulster Cemetery, Ulster, Bradford Co., PA USA.OBITUARY: Sent by Robert A. Shaffer, 421 Park Ave., Waverly, NY 14892 USA. Obituary published in theBRADFORD-ARGUS newspaper, Towanda, PA, and info copied at the Bradford County Historical Society,Towanda, PA. Mrs. H. P. Shaffer. Died at the home of her son Peter Shaffer, at North Towanda, PA, October 5,1903. Age 93. Death due to the infirmities incident to her advanced years. Funeral services were held on Oct. 6,at one o'clock at the house and two o'clock at the church at Ulster, Pa., with burial at Ulster, PA. She was bornCatherine Hollenback, at Cobleskill, NY.

Henry and Katy had the following children:

2384 F i. Mary SCHAEFFER-4339 was born 7 Jul 1832 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA and was christened 14 Jul 1832 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.

BAPTISM: Recorded: Zion Lutheran Church, Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY USA. Parents: "Henry P. Schafer, Catharine" Sponsors: Parents

Mary married (MRIN:2355) George LAWYER-4340 about 1852. George was bornabout 1832.

2385 F ii. Nancy SCHAEFFER-4341 was born 1835 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA.She died 21 Sep 1905 in Ulster, Bradford Co., PA, USA and was buried 24 Sep 1905in Ulster, Bradford Co., PA, USA.

BURIAL: Ulster Cemetery, Ulster, Bradford Co., PA USA.

Nancy married (MRIN:2356) Abraham HILTS-4342 about 1855. Abraham was born about 1835.

2386 M iii. David H. SCHAEFFER-4343 was born 1838 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY,USA.

+ 2387 M iv. Peter L. SCHAEFFER-4110 was born 11 Jan 1842 and died 5 Mar 1914.

2388 F v. Ursula SCHAEFFER-4344 was born 1845 in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY, USA. She died 30 Dec 1908 in Ulster, Bradford Co., PA, USA and was buried 1909.Ursula married (MRIN:2357) Malden EVANS-4345 about 1865. Malden was born about 1845.

+ 2389 F vi. Rebecca SCHAEFFER-4346 was born 2 Jan 1849 and died 26 May 1915.
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