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John M. Shaffer
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1797
Lexington County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1855
Choctaw County
Mississippi, USA

John M. Shaffer was the son of John Frederick & Magdalina "Eichelberger" Shaffer, he married Mary Dolly Smith Feb. 16, 1823 in Perry Co., Alabama, and they had nine children. Dolly "Smith" Shaffer was born Oct. 15, 1805 in S.C., and died Sept. 6, 1846 in Oktibbeha Co., Miss., she was probably buried next to John at New Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery. One of their son's was Albert L. Shaffer, born Jan. 31, 1832, and died Mar. 17, 1915. He was also buried here at New Hope, Albert married Sarah E. Alice Ferguson abt. 1854/55 in Choctaw Co., Ms. Albert & Sarah had 7 children, one of their son's was William Albert Shaffer 1861 - 1928, he married Mary Elizabeth "Bettie" Williams Jan. 9, 1883 in Webster Co., Ms. They are also buried here, including their oldest dau. Maggie DeLorie "Shaffer" Latham, who married James Edward Latham. They were my Grandparent's! 
 
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 Parents:
  John Frederick Shaffer (1774 - 1859)
  Magdalina Eichleberger Shaffer (1775 - 1812)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary D. Smith Shaffer (1805 - 1846)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Shaffer Hardy (1824 - 1890)*
  Keziah Shaffer Wherry (1827 - 1903)*
  Sarah Shaffer Holland (1829 - 1868)*
  Albert L. Shaffer (1832 - 1915)*
  Eli M. Shaffer (1834 - 1905)*
  Mary Elizabeth Shaffer Holland (1836 - 1868)*
  Arena Shaffer Miller (1838 - 1905)*
  John Thomas Shaffer (1841 - 1898)*
  Rosa Caroline Shaffer Clegg (1843 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  Christiana Shaffer Monts (1794 - ____)*
  Eve Shaffer Nichols (1795 - 1878)*
  John M. Shaffer (1797 - 1855)
  Mary Shaffer Smith (1800 - 1870)*
  William Shaffer (1801 - 1883)*
  John Frederick Shaffer (1804 - 1879)*
  Adam Shaffer (1807 - 1855)*
  Elizabeth Shaffer Smith (1810 - 1899)*
  Susannah Shaffer Greene (1812 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Hope Cemetery
Clarkson
Webster County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: William G. Latham Jr.
Record added: Nov 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22877771
John M. Shaffer
Added by: William G. Latham Jr.
 
John M. Shaffer
Added by: William G. Latham Jr.
 
John M. Shaffer
Added by: William G. Latham Jr.
 
 
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- Shirley Lewis Hartley
 Added: May. 17, 2015

- Jeanie Smith Hill
 Added: May. 13, 2014
In Memory of John M. Shaffer, husband of Mary D. "Dollie" (Smith) Shaffer. Son of John Frederick & Magdalena (Eichelberger) Shaffer. Father of nine children. He came from Perry Co., Alabama before 1840, and first settled in Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi. Bef...(Read more)
- William G. Latham Jr.
 Added: Feb. 15, 2013
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