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Matthew Thomas Sheffer
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1846
Death: Sep. 8, 1927

Mustered in from South Whitley, Indiana on 16 Feb 1865 as Private, Company I,
152nd Indiana Infantry. Mustered out 30 Aug 1865 in Clarksburg, W.V.

from FAG member Brian aka DevilDoc

Matthew Thomas Sheffer, aged 81 years, beloved father of Mrs. A. L. Lambert and Melvin Matthew Sheffer, city; William Elmer Sheffer, Miles City, Mont.; Mrs. R. E. Lambert, Sumas, and Mrs. Olive Griffin, Wellington, Col., passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. A. L. Lambert, Marietta road this morning September 8, after a brief illness. Mr. Sheffer had been a Bellingham and Whatcom county resident for the past fifteen years, and was a member of Eel River Lodge No. 510, F. & A.M., South Whitley, Ind. Also he was a Civil war veteran, having gone through the war with Company 2[I] 159[152] Regiment of Indiana Infantry and was honorably dischared August 30, 1865. The body rests at the O. R. Hollingsworth Funeral Home 120-122 Prospect St., and funeral announcements will be made later. Twenty four grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren also survive.
(From The Bellingham Herald, September 8, 1927)

Family links: 
  Melvin Matthew Sheffer (1874 - 1945)*
  Lura L Sheffer Gardner (1875 - 1967)*
  Olive Jane Sheffer Griffin (1878 - 1960)*
  Cordia Myrtle Sheffer Lambert (1880 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodlawn Cemetery
Whatcom County
Washington, USA
Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: Nov 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5979335
Matthew Thomas Sheffer
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Matthew Thomas Sheffer
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