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Husband: William F Shafer

Birth: 15 Sep 1827 in Kentucky
Death: 23 Jul 1903 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Prairie Union Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska
Father: John Shafer 
Mother: Miriam Rutledge

Wife: Mary White
Marriage: 9 Sep 1847 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Birth: 1 Jan 1829 in Switzerland Co Indiana
Death: 13 Mar 1911 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Prairie Union Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska
Father: James White
Mother: Nancy A Wiles

Children: 9


1. James B Shafer

Birth: 27 Oct 1849 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death: 12 May 1870 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Huff Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska


2. Nancy A Shafer

Birth: 20 Mar 1852 in Vermilion Co Illinois
Death: 28 Sep 1869 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Huff Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska


3. John M Shafer

Birth: 8 Feb 1855 in Hardin Co Iowa
Death: 3 Oct 1869 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Huff Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska


4. George W Shafer

Birth: 31 Mar 1857 in Harden Co Iowa
Death: 27 Mar 1934 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Prairie Union Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska

Wife: Ida May Burson
Marriage:
Birth: Aug 1863 in Kentucky
Death: 1912 in Alberta, Canada (unconfirmed)
Burial:
Father:
Mother:


5. Melvina Shafer

Birth: 23 Jul 1860 in Hardin Co Iowa
Death: 28 May 1922 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Prairie Union Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska

Husband: William Orlando Whitten
Marriage:
Birth: 17 Mar 1851 in Fulton Co Ohio 
Death: 1 Jun 1892 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Mt Zion Brick Church Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska
Father: Leander Whitten
Mother: Anna Robart


6. Miriam Shafer

Birth: 7 Jan 1863 in Hardin Co Iowa
Death: 1932 in Nebraska
Burial: Lyons Cemetery in Burt, Nebraska

Husband: Paul Waters
Marriage: Aug 1878 in Nebraska
Birth: 23 Jan 1857 in Iowa
Death: 14 Jun 1919 in Thurston Co Nebraska
Burial: Lyons Cemetery in Burt, Nebraska
Father: William Waters
Mother: Margaret MNU


7. Lankford Shafer

Birth: 9 Dec 1865 in Hardin Co Iowa
Death: 8 Nov 1946 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Prairie Union Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska

Wife: Elizabeth Ankrom
Marriage: 20 Apr 1886 in Nebraska
Birth: 20 Apr 1865 in Indiana
Death: 12 Feb 1939 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Prairie Union Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska
Father: William Rinehart Ankrom
Mother: Elizabeth Bugh


8. Thomas Jefferson Shafer

Birth: 10 May 1868 in Hardin Co Iowa
Death: 29 Apr 1957 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Prairie Union Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska

Wife #1: Eunice Richardson 
Marriage:
Birth: 1864 in Ohio
Death: 1890 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Prairie Union Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska
Father:
Mother:

Wife #2: Ella Wilbur
Marriage: 1896
Birth: 1871 in Ohio
Death: 1939 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Prairie Union Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska 
Father:
Mother:

 
9. Dora Ellen Shafer

Birth: 19 Nov 1870 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Death: 18 Mar 1932 in Richardson Co Nebraska
Burial: Prairie Union Cemetery in Richardson Co Nebraska

Husband: Selmon Simeon "Simmie" Weddle 
Marriage: 29 Feb 1888 in Nebraska
Birth: Nov 1865 in Brown Co Indiana
Death: 18 Jan 1953 in ??  (unconfirmed)
Burial:
Father: Lewis Madison Weddle
Mother: Martha Ann Fleener
Other Spouses: Nettie MNU