DESCENDANTS OF JOHN SHAFER

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                              Don Norman

 

    Researching the Shafer family in Roane County WV is made more

difficult by the changing spelling of the name.  One line originates

from "Paul Shaver", while another originates from a "John Shafer."

 

1.JOHN SHAFER

 

    John Shafer was born in 1806 and died in Roane County WV in 1865.

He married Mary Cox.  Mary was born in 1811.  The couple moved from

Fairfax County VA to Kanawha County VA (WV).

 

Children of John and Mary (Cox) Shafer.

 

  2.  (1). Perry

 

  3.  (2). Jacob                   b.c.     1828

         m.Jane Harper

 

  4.  (3). David Lee               b.Sep    1830   d.Jan 15 1912

         m.Naomi Jarvis

 

  5.  (4). Anna

 

  6.  (5). Hezekiah Carr

 

  7.  (6). Sarah

 

  8.  (7). James

 

  9.  (8). John Wesley             b.Oct 17 1837

         m.Maria Dobson Apr 3, 1859

 

 10.  (9). Andrew Jackson          b.c.     1842

 

 

4.DAVID LEE SHAFER    1.JOHN SHAFER

 

    David Lee Shafer, a son of John and Mary (Cox) Shafer, was born in

September 1830 and died in Roane County WV January 15, 1912.  He

married Naomi Jarvis.  Naomi was born in KY in September 1829.

    David served the Union in Co B 9th W. Va. Volunteer Infantry in

the Civil War.

 

Children of David and Naomi (Jarvis) Shafer.

 

 11.  (1). Lucinda

 

 12.  (2). George Washington       

         

 13.  (3). Jacob

 

 14.  (4). Madison Dee             b.       1850   d.       1933

         m.Sarah Hively

 

 15.  (5). Sarah

 

 16.  (6). Christopher Columbus    b. Aug    1867

         m. Lillian W. McCune Mar 16 1890   

 

 17.  (7). Sheldon Porter          b. Apr 28 1870   d.Nov 11 1938

         m.Eliza Susan Lowry

 

 

9.JOHN WESLEY SHAFER     1.JOHN SHAFER

 

    John Wesley Shafer, a son of John and Mary (Cox) Shafer, was born in

Kanawha County VA October 17, 1837. He married Maria Dobson in Wirt

County VA April 3, 1859. Maria, a daughter of George Wallace and

Catherine (Waggoner) Dobson, was born in Lewis County VA April 1, 1838.

 

Children of John Wesley and Maria (Dobson) Shafer.                             

 

 18.  (1). Viola V.                b.Dec  9 1859

         m.W.L. Hackley Nov 29 1877

 

 19.  (2). George B.               b.Jan  1 1862

 

 20.  (3). David Lee               b.Mar  1 1864

         m.Mary Comer Mar 26 1884

 

 21.  (4). Sarah C.                b.Apr 11 1872  

         m.Hetzel B. Casto Jan 27 1889

 

 22.  (5). Mary A.                 b.Aug 27 1876

         m.Hannibal Paxton Feb 25 1894

 

 23.  (6). Charles S.              b.Oct 30 1878

 

 24.  (7). Ezra                    b.Sep  8 1881

 

 

14.MADISON DEE SHAFER     4.DAVID LEE SHAFER    1.JOHN SHAFER

 

    Madison Dee Shafer, a son of David and Naomi (Jarvis) Shafer, was

born in Roane County WV in 1850 and died in 1933.  He married Sarah

Hively.

 

Children of Madison Dee and Sarah (Hively) Shafer.

 

 25.  (1). Meade Corbitt

 

 26.  (2). Catharine

         m.----- Smith

 

 27.  (3). Thomas Corwin

 

 28.  (4). Isabel

         m.------ Humphreys

         m.----- Litton

 

 29.  (5). Mark Flinn

 

 30.  (6). Philip Putney

 

 31.  (7). Von Bee

 

 32.  (8). Emille

         m.------ Canterbury

 

 33.  (9). Ord Otis                b.       1879   d.       1951

         m.Lettie Lowe

 

 

16.CHRISTOPHER COLUMUS SHAFER   4.DAVID LEE SHAFER    1.JOHN SHAFER

 

      Christopher Columbus Shafer, a son of David and Naomi (Jarvis) Shafer, was born in Calhoun County WV in August 1867. He married Lillian W. McCune in Calhoun County March 16, 1890. Lillian, a daughter of Paulcer and Elizabeth Susan (Drennen) McCune, was born in Calhoun County in November 1868.

 

Known children of Christopher Columbus and Lillian W. (McCune) Shafer.

 

 34.  (1). Earl E.                  b. Jun      1891

 

 35.  (2). Effa L.                  b. Dec      1893

 

 36.  (3). Ivan R.                  b. Jun      1896

 

 37.  (4). Harl                     b. Nov      1899       

 

 

17.SHELDON PORTER SHAFER    4.DAVID LEE SHAFER    1.JOHN SHAFER

 

    Sheldon Porter Shafer, a son of David and Naomi (Jarvis) Shafer,

was born in Roane County WV April 28, 1870 and died November 11, 1938.

He married Eliza Susan Lowry.  Eliza, a daughter of John Allen and

Virginia (Hively) Lowrey, was born January 28, 1869 and died February

8, 1932.

 

Known children of Sheldon Porter and Eliza Susan (Lowry) Shafer.

 

 38.  (1). Warren Hedgeman "Red"   b.Nov  9 1894   d.May 11 1960

         m.Pearl Sinnett

 

 

33.0RD OTIS SHAFER    14.MADISON DEE SHAFER     4.DAVID LEE SHAFER

1.JOHN SHAFER

 

    Ord Otis Shafer, a son of Madison Dee and Sarah (Hively) Shafer,

was born in 1879 and died in 1951.  He married Lettie Lowe.

 

Children of Ord Otis and Lettie (Lowe) Shafer.

 

 39.  (1). Esper Crawford          b.       1899   d.       1985

         m.Myrtle Elmore

 

 40.  (2). Edna

         m.------ Barnhouse

 

 41.  (3). Ted

 

 42.  (4). John

 

 43.  (5). Earl

 

 44.  (6). Madge

 

 45.  (7). Campbell

 

 46.  (8). Eugene

 

 47.  (9). Inez

         m.------ Batman

 

 

38.WARREN HEDGEMAN SHAFER     17.SHELDON PORTER SHAFER    4.DAVID LEE

SHAFER    1.JOHN SHAFER

 

    Warren Hedgeman "Red" Shafer, a son of Sheldon Porter and Eliza

Susan (Lowry) Shafer, was born in Roane County WV November 9, 1894 and

died May 11, 1960.  He married Pearl Sinnett.  Pearl, a daughter of

Madison and Margaret Almeda (Nichols) Sinnett, was born March 3, 1901.

   Warren served in the US Army in World War I.

 

Children of Warren Hedgeman and Pear (Sinnett) Shafer.

 

 48.  (1). Eloise                  b.Feb 24 1921

         m.Joseph H. MacQueen Jr. 1942

 

 49.  (2). Lon Jerome              b.Jun 16 1922

         m.Marie Hughes

 

 50.  (3). Walter Pleasant "Corky" b.May 29 1928

         m.Marjorie Bailey 1952

 

 51.  (4). Sandra                  b.Oct  8 1938

         m.Robert O. Montgomery 1959

 

 

39.ESPER CRAWFORD SHAFER   33.0RD OTIS SHAFER    14.MADISON DEE SHAFER

   4.DAVID LEE SHAFER    1.JOHN SHAFER

 

    Esper Crawford Shafer, a son of Ord Otis and Lettie (Lowe) Shafer,

was born in Roane County WV in 1899 and died in 1985.  He married

Myrtle Elmore.

 

Children of Esper Crawford and Myrtle (Elmore) Shafer.

 

 52.  (1). Goldie                  b.       1919

         m.------ Burdette

 

 53.  (2). Ray E.                  b.

 

 54.  (3). Clifford Lakin          b.       1925   d.       1986

 

 55.  (4). Rose Edna               b.       1927   d.       1986

         m.------ Withrow

 

 56.  (5). Ben Dee

 

 57.  (6). Joe E.

 

 58.  (7). Jack Franklin

 

 59.  (8). Melvin Clair

 

 60.  (9). Esper Crawford Jr.

 

 61. (10). James Ord

 

 62. (11). Samuel Madison          b.Apr 22 1941

         m.Norma Moore

         m.Juanita Sharon Breedlove Sep 3 1983

 

 63. (12). John Robert

 

 64. (13). Mary Belle

         m.------ Weese

 

 65. (14). Myrtle Maxine

         m.------ Huffman

 

 66. (15). Molt chilton

 

 

62.SAMUEL MADISON SHAFER    39.ESPER CRAWFORD SHAFER   33.0RD OTIS

SHAFER    14.MADISON DEE SHAFER     4.DAVID LEE SHAFER    1.JOHN

SHAFER

 

    Samuel Madison Shafer, a son of Esper Crawford and Myrtle (Elmore)

Shafer, was born April 23, 1941.  He married Norma Moore.  They

divorced and he married Juanita Sharon Breedlove September 3, 1983.

 

Children of Samuel Madison and Norma (Moore) Shafer.

 

 67.  (1). Richard Allen           b.Feb 28 1960

         m.Anna Lane  1978

 

 68.  (2). Lisa Ellen              b.       1964   d.       1964

 

 

67.RICHARD ALLEN SHAFER    62.SAMUEL MADISON SHAFER    39.ESPER

CRAWFORD SHAFER   33.0RD OTIS SHAFER    14.MADISON DEE SHAFER

4.DAVID LEE SHAFER    1.JOHN SHAFER

 

    Richard Allen Shafer, a son of Samuel Madison and Norma (Moore)

Shafer, was born February 28, 1960.  He married Anna Lane in 1978.

 

Children of Richard Allen and Anna (Lane) Shafer.

 

 69.  (1). Christopher David       b.May 12 1980

 

 70.  (2). Beth Ann                b.Nov 22 1983

 

 71.  (3). Samuel Scott            b.Mar 20 1986

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Roane County Family History 1989"pp.306,307,308,315

Waggoner, Crystal V., "John Waggoner and Margaret (Bonnett) Waggoner",

pp. 185-186 Heritage Books, Inc. Bowie MD 1995

Norman, Don, “Descendants of Peter McCune”

1900 Calhoun County WV cenus

www.rootsweb.com/~wvcalhou/marriage.htm