Hillhouse Family Genealogy Forum
I'm also a Shaffer decendant! Mine were from Webster Co.,Ms. too! George Washington Shaffer was the son of George Allen & Jemima "Cartledge" Shaffer! George Allen was the son of Eli M. Shaffer,& Sarah Elizabeth Suggs! Eli was a brother to my Gr.Gr. Grandfather; Albert L. Shaffer. Albert married Sarah E. Alice Ferguson abt. 1856-1859 in Choctaw Co.,Ms.! Eli, & Albert were the son's of John M.& Dolly "Smith" Shaffer. John M. Shaffer was born Nov.19, 1797 in Newberry Co.,S.C., the son of John Frederick & Magdalena "Eichelberger" Shaffer! He died abt. 1855 in Choctaw Co.,Ms., was buried at New Hope Presbyterian Church Cem., in Webster Co.,Ms. I have seven generation's buried at New Hope Cem., my grandparent's, and my grandmother's parent's were buried there also! My grandmother was Maggie DeLorie Shaffer, she married James Edward Latham. Her parent's was William Albert & Mary Elizabeth (Bettie) "Williams" Shaffer. Wm. Albert was the son of Albert L.& Sarah E. Alice "Ferguson" Shaffer. Sarah's parent's was Abraham & Louise "Holland" Ferguson. Abraham was also buried at New Hope. John Frederick Shaffer was born Aug.18, 1774 in Lexington Dist.,S.C., and died Oct.24, 1859 in Perry Co.,Alabama. He was the son of Frederick & Maria Elizabeth ? Schaffer! Frederick was born Mar.7, 1728/29 in Heidelberg, Germany. He died May 10, 1786 in Lexington Dist.,South Carolina. Frederick and Maria had 3 daughter's; Ann Catherine, Rebecca, and Mary Elizabeth Shaffer, who married John Peter Schumpert. Rebecca married John Jacob Eargle, and Ann Catherine married John E. Swittenberg! I would love to share info. with you. My email address is; firstname.lastname@example.org
How are you related to the Shaffer line of Webster Co.,Mississippi?
William G. Latham