Our Shaffer* Family Tree

(going back 10 generations to Germany)

Table of Contents

(Click on first name for Vitals; spousal surname for associated tree)

Johann Simon Shaver* (1697-1774)
Barbara _____ (1711-1799)
Henry Shaffer, Sr. ( )
Unknown ( )
Lt. Henry Shaffer (1751-1834)
Mary Agnes “Nancy” (Wenrich?) (1756-1824)
Mary Anna Shaffer (1782-1851)
Joseph A. Miller (1781-1860)
Noah J(oseph?) Miller (1826-1881)
Elizabeth C. Zimmerman (1826-1895)
Dibert Miller (1855-1889)
Susan Bowman (1857-1909)
Howard Pearson Miller (1885-1969)
Sarah Jane Baer (1891-1972)
Richard Orville Miller (1920-2015)
Hilda Elizabeth Krause (1921-1997)
Susan Kay Miller (1949- )
Larry Edsel Pearce (1948- )
Annie Rebecca Pearce Matthew Carter Pearce
(1971- ) (1973- )

* Patriarch listed originally as “Shaver” of Frederick Co., MD, a veteran of the French & Indian War, by Alice Long Wiatr in 1973. Other spellings include schaffer, etc.


History of Bedford & Somerset Counties, PA. New York: Lewis Publishing Co., 1906.

“Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church.” 29 Jan. 2011. http://www.pagenweb.org/~somerset/hbs/chapter25.htm

“Lt. Henry Shaffer.” 31 Jan. 2011.             http://www.lthenryshaffer.com

2 Responses to Our Shaffer* Family Tree

  1. Patsy Grange says:

    Hi: I am looking for information abt my grandparents. Abraham Shafer (+ other spellings) b 1792 in Pa. md Mary Beaves Baber 1823 We have been tld his fathr is Frederick and mother Sabrina. That he has a German history. I just cannot locate anything about the family past his marriage to Mary. I have found several Frederick and Sabrina combinations, but there is no way to tye them to mine. If you could help me I would appreciate it. Thanks Patsy

    • admin says:

      Hi Patsy,
      A quick check of your names has revealed nothing, but hope you will get a response from our readers with this posting. I’ll be revisiting my oldest Shaffers soon, beginning with Lt. Henry whose ancestors were supposedly “Shavers” from Maryland. I’ll pass along anything I find. Thanks for your interest.

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