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Eli Shaffer1

Male
b. 6 April 1827, d. 20 October 1903


Family Rebecca Ann Shirar b. 5 January 1838, d. 14 May 1906
Marriage* 6 January 1859  Carroll Co., IN, Principal=Rebecca Ann Shirar1 
Children  1. Charles R. Shafer b. 2 Dec 1859, d. 20 Oct 1903
  2. Emma Francis Shafer b. 24 Feb 1862, d. 17 Oct 1931
  3. Lewis Ellsworth Shafer b. 14 Feb 1864, d. 20 Dec 1948
  4. Henry Shurman Shafer b. 16 Feb 1866, d. 10 Dec 1943
  5. Mary Jane Shafer b. 4 Aug 1868, d. 13 Jul 1943
  6. John Franklin Shafer b. 19 Aug 1870, d. 7 Apr 1926
  7. Jesse Anson Shafer b. 27 Jul 1872, d. 1946
  8. Orley Wilson Shafer b. 6 Sep 1874, d. 19 Feb 1965
  9. Inez Camelia Shafer b. 1 Dec 1878, d. 1964

Note*   Eli's parents were George Shafer (b: 11 Jun 1789) and Rebecca Phlegar (b: 28 Nov 1797 in York Co., PA.). 
Birth* 6 April 1827  York Co., PA2 
Marriage* 6 January 1859  Carroll Co., IN, Principal=Rebecca Ann Shirar1 
Census* 1860  1860 Federal Census, Indiana, Carroll County, Jackson Township, Series: M653 Roll: 246 Page: 436, June 27
22, 656, 656, Shafer, Eli, 32, M, , Farmer, 3000, 453, Penn, , , ,
23, 656, 656, Shafer, R A, 20, F, , , , , Ohio, , , ,
24, 656, 656, Shafer, C P, 6/12, M, , , , , Indiana, , , ,3 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Indiana, Carroll County, Jackson Township, ED: 12, Series: T9, Roll: 0267, Page: 61A, June 10
49, , 142, Shafer, Eli, W, M, 53, , , , 1, , , Farmer, , , , , , , , , , , Penn, Penn, Penn
50, , 142, Shafer, Rebecca A, W, F, 42, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeping House, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Penn, Penn
1880 Federal Census, Indiana, Carroll County, Jackson Township, ED: 12, Series: T9, Roll: 0267, Page: 61B, June 10
01, , 142, Shafer, Emma F, W, F, 18, , Daugh, 1, , , , Helps at Home, , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ohio
02, , 142, Shafer, Lewis E, W, M, 16, , Son, 1, , , , Works on Farm, , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ohio
03, , 142, Shafer, Henry S, W, M, 14, , Son, 1, , , , Works on Farm, , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ohio
04, , 142, Shafer, Mary J, W, F, 11, , Son, 1, , , , Helps at Home, , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ohio
05, , 142, Shafer, John F, W, M, 9, , Son, , , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ohio
06, , 142, Shafer, Jesse A, W, M, 7, , Son, , , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ohio
07, , 142, Shafer, Orley, W, M, 5, , Son, , , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ohio
08, , 142, Shafer, Inez C, W, F, 1, , Daugh, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Ind, Ohio, Ohio4 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Indiana, Carroll County, Jackson Township, ED: 33, Series: T623, Roll: 361, Page: 220A, June 20
Sheet 11B
89, 258, 265, Shaffer, Eli, Head, W, M, Apr 1827, 73, M, 41, , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, , , , Farmer, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, O, F, F, 100
90, 258, 265, Shaffer, Rebecca, Wife, W, F, Jan 1838, 62, M, 41, 9, 8, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
91, 258, 265, Shaffer, Orley W, Son, W, M, Sept 1877, 21, M, 2, , , Indiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio, , , , Farmer, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, R, , F,
92, 258, 265, Shaffer, Clara E, D-in-Law, W, F, Mch 1880, 20, M, 2, 1, 1, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , , , , , , , , , , , ,
93, 258, 265, Shaffer, Ernestine, Grand Daughter, W, F, Jun 1899, 11/12, S, , , , Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , , , , , , , , , , , ,
94, 258, 265, Shaffer, Mary, Daughter, W, F, Aug 1868, 31, S, , , , Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , , , Servant, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, R, , F,5 
Death* 20 October 1903  Carroll Co., IN2 
Burial* after 20 October 1903  Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora, Carroll Co., IN, Inscription: Eli Shafer Died Oct. 20, 1903 aged 76y 6m 14d2

Citations
  1. [S70] Carroll Co., IN Marriages, Works Progress Administration.
  2. [S173] Carroll Co., IN Cem. Maple Lawn, online http://ingenweb.org/incarroll/cemetery/maple_lawn/mplewn.html.
  3. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.


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