|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1834|
Nova Scotia, Canada
John Allen Sheffer 5 Oct 1834 Novia Scotia,Canada, immigrated abt1856 on the Brig Bloomer from Liverpool,En berthen-cabin as a Carpenter,parents born NS.Made his way to Ottumwa,Iowa working as a Machinist,married 29 May 1863 Ottumwa,Iowa to Elnora Zarada Webber 24 Aug 1844-18 Oct 1903 Salem,NE,her parents immigrated from Holland and Ireland to US in late 1700.
He began working with his brother George Henry Sheffer as carpenters in 1860 Maine,John went on to Iowa to farm,into NE, buying a small farm,later becoming an attorney in Salem. Children: Florence 1864 IO-1934 NE,Nellie M.1866IO-1876IO, Elnora 1867IO-Iowa, Marion'Minnie'A.1868Minn-1899NE, Edwin'Roy'Royal 1880 NE-1947NE, Leona C.Sheffer 1884NE-1929NE.
Elnora Zarada Webber Sheffer (1845 - 1903)*
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Originally Created by: Patti Filley
Record added: Oct 11, 2009
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