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Franklin Benjamin "Frank" Shaffer
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1843
Shelby County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1916
Burr Oak
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA

Born Frantz Schaffer, baptized February 18, 1844, St. Jacob's Lutheran Church, Anna, Shelby County, Ohio.

Son of Elizabeth (BOYER) and Henry (Henrich Schaefer)E.Shaffer. Spouses:1)Lucinda Swim Elliott, January 12, 1868 and (2)Mary C.Sager, May 07, 1915,Elkhart,Elkhart Co., Indiana.

Other known child: Areka, born 1874, Illinois.

Obituary: FARMER FOUND IN BARN SENSELESS DIES SHORTLY AFTER REMOVAL TO HOUSE. Frank B. Shaffer,a farmer living three miles northeast of Sturgis, Michigan, on the Charles Cominator farm,was found unconscious in his barn yesterday afternoon and died shortly after being removed to his house. Mr.Shaffer had started out earlier in the day to make a trip to Bronson but some reason or other returned. His wife (Mary) had in the meantime gone to a neighbor's home for a visit, but seeing her husband drive past on his way back she hurried home. Not finding Mr. Shaffer in the house, she started to investigate. She found him lying on the floor in the barn unconscious with his horse partly unhitched. Dr.Runyan was hurriedly summonded and the man removed to the house where he died without regaining consciousness. It is thought that death was due to a stroke of apoplexy. Arrangements for the funeral will be announced later. Burial Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis,MI. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lucinda Jane Swim Shaffer (1844 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Charles Wendell Shaffer (1869 - 1914)*
  William Henry Shaffer (1869 - 1944)*
  Samuel Nathan Shaffer (1872 - 1954)*
  Arthur Lewis Shaffer (1874 - 1941)*
  Edward Ennis Shaffer (1877 - 1967)*
  Elizabeth Shaffer (1880 - 1939)*
  John Demas Shaffer (1882 - 1955)*
  James Shaffer (1886 - 1893)*
  Jonas F. Shaffer (1886 - 1890)*
  Anna Shaffer (1891 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Sturgis
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Lisa
Record added: Jul 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39218431
Franklin Benjamin Frank Shaffer
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Franklin Benjamin Frank Shaffer
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