Frederick Schaffer

  • Birth 7 Mar 1729 Germany
  • Death 10 May 1786 Lexington County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Chapin, Lexington County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 22255955

Frederick Schaffer was born in Heidelberg, Germany. He traveled to England where he bought passage for America on Captain Bogg's ship. He landed at Savannah, Ga, and on March 7, 1750, was granted fifty acres(indicating that he was unmarried at the time)between Broad and Saluda Rivers in S.C.

About 1761 he married Maria Elizabeth and they had four children: three daughters and one son.
He served in the American Revolution War in South Carolina. He died May 10, 1786 in S.C.....and he was my 5th great grandfather.


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  • Created by: Forever loved: Beatrice
  • Added: 16 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22255955
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Schaffer (7 Mar 1729–10 May 1786), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22255955, citing Old Shaffer Cemetery, Chapin, Lexington County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Forever loved: Beatrice (contributor 46942475) .