William Henry Schaeffer
- Born: 21 Jul 1895, Reading, Berks Co., PA.
- Marriage: Doris L. Yocom circa 1923 in Berks Co., PA
- Died: After 1952, Laureldale, Berks Co., PA
William Henry Schaeffer married Doris Yocum, whose brother Harry Earl Yocum married William's sister, Martha M. Schaeffer.
The 1930 U.S. Census for Shillington Borough, Berks Co., Pennsylvania, District 139, page 159B, dated April 3, 1930 records William (33 - PA/PA/PA) and Doris (27 - PA/PA/PA) Schaeffer with their son David (7) living at 323 Brobst Street. William and Doris have been married for 7 years.
The 1940 U.S. Census for Shillington Borough, Berks Co., Pennsylvania, District 6-82, page 1292A, dated April 16, 1940 records William H. (45 - PA) and Doris L. (37 - PA) Schaeffer with their son David W. (17) living at 323 Brobst Street. William has completed 8 years of schooling and is employed as a Knitter at the Hosiery Mill earning $800 working 20 weeks during the last year. Doris has completed 3 years of high school. They own their home valued at $4,500.
The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for William Henry Schaeffer dated April 27, 1942 lists his date of birth as July 21, 1895 in Reading, PA. He is living with his wife, Doris, at 323 Brobst Street, Shillington, Berks Co., PA. He is working for Rosedale Knitting Mills of Rosedale, PA and his physical description is 5' 2 1/2", 210 lbs with gray eyes, gray hair and ruddy complexion.
Note: This is "our" William H. Schaeffer in that his father's obituary from 1942 names Shillington as his residence ... see general notes on his father, William Schaeffer.
William married Doris L. Yocom, daughter of Charles Warren Yocom and Mary Ellen (Ella) Walb, circa 1923 in Berks Co., PA. (Doris L. Yocom was born on 29 Jun 1902 in Reading, Berks Co., PA. and died after 1952 in Laureldale, Berks Co., PA.)