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Dr Henry Arthur Shaeffer
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1883
California
Moniteau County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1924
Joseph
Wallowa County
Oregon, USA

Henry Arthur Shaeffer was the youngest of 7 children and only son born to Henry William Shaeffer and Malinda Nickles.

Henry was brought up in Misosuri and eventually came to Washington State. When he was old enough to work, he got a job at his brother-in-law's flour mill. He suffered a heart attack while at work and decided that manual labor was not for him.

He was furnished a "bogus" high school diploma in 1906 by another brother-in-law, that was a high school principal. He then enrolled in Dental College at Portland, Oregon. He graduated in 1910.

Henry Shaeffer married Myrtle Elmina Long Sep. 28, 1911 in Portland, Oregon.

They moved to Enterprise, Oregon where he practiced Dentistry.

Henry and Myrtle had a son; Benjamin Woodrow Shaeffer, and a daughter Maysel Shaeffer-Hansen

Starting in 1921 the family moved to Hillsboro, then Bend and Redmond.

By September of 1924 they settled in Joseph, Oregon.

December 12, 1924 Henry was at a restaurant and suffered a heart attack while choking.

Henry Shaeffer is my great grandfather.


Aspecial thank you to Michele Drayton-Fisher for the headstone photo.





 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry William Shaeffer (1845 - ____)
  Malinda Nickles Shaeffer (1850 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Myrtle Elmina Long Shaeffer (1883 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Woodrow Shaeffer (1912 - 1981)*
  Maysel Arminta Shaeffer Hansen (1916 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Edith Shaeffer Timpke (1869 - 1938)*
  Olivia Lois Shaeffer DeBow (1873 - 1957)*
  Bertha Anna Shaeffer Wood (1874 - 1949)*
  Evalina Shaeffer Haile (1875 - 1949)*
  Della Elizabeth Shaeffer Johnson (1879 - 1949)*
  Hattie Belle Shaeffer Fletcher (1881 - 1965)*
  Henry Arthur Shaeffer (1883 - 1924)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Enterprise Cemetery
Enterprise
Wallowa County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Section East, Lot 231, Grave 7
 
Created by: Kym☺
Record added: May 28, 2007
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Dr Henry Arthur Shaeffer
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Dr Henry Arthur Shaeffer
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Dr Henry Arthur Shaeffer
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