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Pvt Jacob Shaffer

Pvt Jacob Shaffer

Birth
Hessen, Germany
Death 19 Jul 1825 (aged 49–50)
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Harlansburg, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot In the hidden area where the flooded out stones were moved to.
Memorial ID 38395879 · View Source
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Believed to be son of FREDERICK SCHAFFER/SHAFFER 1729 – ? and
SABINE SCHAUER 1735 – ?, both of the Palatinate in Germany

Listed with Palatinates who arrived on the Brig Lydia, documented by Capt. Gardner Hammond, from Amsterdam. October 29th 1785 with parents and siblings

Married CATHERINE KENNEDY 1779 – 1852; parents of:

William SHAFFER 1798 –
*Mary Ann SHAFFER 1800 – 1877 [m. George HECKATHORN]
*James Paden SHAFFER 1802 – 1868 [m. Mary Magdalena KLINGENSMITH]
*Elizabeth SHAFFER 1804 – 1901 [m. Jacob HECKATHORN III]
*John SHAFFER 1806 – 1897 [m. HANNAH JOHNSTON]
*Violet SHAFFER 1809 – 1877 [m. James McClure]
*Abraham SHAFFER 1812 – 1904 [m. Martha Kildoo]
Jacob SHAFFER Jr 1815 – 1902 [m. Eliza J KILDOO]
Mathias SHAFFER 1818 – 1880 [a single man]
*Conrad SHAFFER 1824 – 1876 [m. Mary KENNEDY]

Served as a private in the Army for the War of 1812, from Feb 15 to Mar 23, 1814

Land records of Beaver and Lawrence Counties seem to indicate that there were only 10 children as the 100 acres referred to as the estate of Jacob Shaffer was divided into 10 parcels of 10 acres each. This land eventually became the property of the son Abraham Shaffer.


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Inscription

50y; Pvt. Capt. Imbrie's 2nd Co. 26 Reg. Pa. Militia, War of 1812

Gravesite Details Grave relocated from Old Methodist to Unity. After flooding in Unity Cemetery, numerous headstones were relocated from Unity Cemetery at Unity Baptist Church to a small lot across Old Route 19, behind a stand of pine trees.

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  • Maintained by: janicet
  • Originally Created by: Arigeni
  • Added: 15 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38395879
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Jacob Shaffer (1775–19 Jul 1825), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38395879, citing Unity Cemetery, Harlansburg, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by janicet (contributor 47361005) .