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Katherine Zirkel Schaffer
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1824
Darmstadt, Germany
Death: Feb. 19, 1898
Pittston
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Born in Eichelsdorf, Hesse Darmstadt
Immigrated to USA in 1868
d/o: Johan Heinrich Zirkel & Anna Maria Reuning

Note: Katherine and her 1st husband Christian Zirkel were 2nd cousins, they shared the same great-grandparents, Johan Christian Zirkel & Anna Margaretha Rau Zirkel.

1st Sp: Christian Zirkel
Marr: 18 Apr 1842 in Eichelsdorf, Germany
7 Ch: (6 below, plus son Edward Zirkel - no info)
2nd Sp: Louis Schaffer
Marr: 26 Dec 1874 in Wilkes Barre, Luzerne Co, PA
No issue by 2nd marriage

Wilkes Barre Record - Feb. 21, 1898
"PITTSTON"
Mrs. Louis Schaeffer, of Mill street, died at her home on Saturday at 5 a.m. The cause of death was the infirmities of old age, the deceased being 74 years of age. She was well known to our people, being the mother of Mrs. William Bechtold, Mrs. A. Hahn and Mrs. Riehl. She was of generous, kindly disposition, and was active in works of charity. The funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. with internment in Hamtown Cemetery. The services will be private.
(Note: Hughestown Cemetery was formerly known as Hamtown) 
 
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 Parents:
  Johan Heinrich Zirkel (1793 - ____)
  Anna Maria Reuning Zirkel (1794 - 1865)
 
 Spouses:
  Christian Zirkel (1817 - 1861)*
  Louis Schaffer (1820 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
   Lisette Zirkel Bechtold (1844 - 1927)*
  Elise Zirkel Hahn (1846 - 1920)*
  Gustdaf Zirkel (1848 - 1851)*
  Caroline Zirkel Riehl (1850 - 1927)*
  Mahler "Amelia" Zirkel (1853 - 1872)*
  Lina Zirkel Dodenhoff (1858 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 73 yrs. 8 mos. & 8 days
 
Burial:
Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery
Hughestown
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: John & Charlene Patterso...
Record added: May 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27212569
Katherine <i>Zirkel</i> Schaffer
Added by: John & Charlene Patterson
 
Katherine <i>Zirkel</i> Schaffer
Added by: John & Charlene Patterson
 
 
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