Martin Sheaffer
(Cir 1814-After 1880)


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Leah Shirk

Martin Sheaffer

  • Born: Cir 1814, Pennsylvania
  • Marriage: Leah Shirk circa 1838 in Lancaster Co., PA
  • Died: After 1880, Lena, Stephenson Co., Illinois

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Sheaffer DixieKrause
Posted: 14 May 1999
Edited: 29 Jan 2005
Look for Martin Sheaffer born 07 December 1813, died 3 March 1887, Stephenson Co. Illinois; his father and mother were, Christian Sheaffer and Elizabeth ? who, lived Medow Vlley Lancaster Co. Penn. Married Leah Shirk, about 1838, children of Martin Sheaffer and Leah Shirk are Jacob, Martin II, (married, Anna Boyer (Jordan) adopted by John Boyer), Susana, Elizabeth, Matilda, John S. (married Celian Eby, in Illinois), Isabella (married George S. Myers,) Anna (married John Wesley Starr, Illinois), Samuel (married Ella May Myers), Leah (married David H. Forney).
Also would like to know anything about Christian Sheaffer and his wife Elizabeth, and their other children: Martin Sheaffer and his wife Anna Boyer, came to Dallas Co. Iowa, about 1868. Were Farmers, belonged to The Church of the Brethren.
Any information on this family will be appriceated, and will traid information, on the Sheaffer family that I have.
Thank You.


Martin married Leah Shirk, daughter of Joseph Shirk and Susanna Keller, circa 1838 in Lancaster Co., PA. (Leah Shirk was born on 7 Nov 1819 in Lancaster Co., PA and died on 30 May 1891 in Lena, Stephenson Co., Illinois.)

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