Viola Schaffer was born Lily Belle Garrett to Lucian and Emily Garrett. After Lucian died of typhoid fever in 1892, Emily gave up custody of her 9 children. Lily was adopted by the Robert McVickers family of Cozad, Nebraska, and renamed Viola. She married Godfrey "Duke" Schaffer of Hastings, NE, while her biological sister Inez/Ina married Jacob Schaffer, Duke's brother. Viola and Duke had one daughter, Maxine Marian.
Godfrey Duke Schaffer (1892 - 1977)*
Maxine Schaffer Rutt (1923 - 2000)*
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Record added: Sep 28, 2011
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