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Re: William Shiffert
Posted by: Janet Hampel (ID *****2314) Date: January 28, 2005 at 12:05:06
In Reply to: William Shiffert by Shannon Smith of 21

This list was found in German language Schiffert Family Bible. Does not give birthplace, however my grandmother, Carry Jane Schiffert lived most of her life in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Seems I heard my mother say she may have been born in a small town close to Allentown:

Transcript of Familien - Register
(Schiffert Family Bible)
Geburten
"The Parents

John Sylvester Schiffert was Born on the 2th day of May 1847 and Babtized on the 27th day of June 1847 by Rev. D. Kohler. Sponsors were Henry Kuntz and his Wife Rachel.

Mary Schiffert born Rothenberger was Born on the 27th day of March 1879 and Babtized on the 29th April by Revd Deehand (sp?). Sponsors were William Weidner and his Wife Elizabeth.

The Children

Peter George Schiffert was Born on the 13th day of March 1868 and Babtized on the 26th day of April 1868. Sponsers were George Schiffert and his Wife Susanna.

Anna Cora Schiffert was Born on 25th day April 1870 and Babtized on the 26th day of May 1870. Babtized Revd Alfred Deebs. Sponsers were Peter Rothenberger and his Wife Anna.

William Henry Schiffert was Born on the 22th day of July 1872 and Babtized on the 15th day of September 1872 by Rev Appel. Sponsors were William Yeho (sp?) and his Wife Hannah.

Victor Daniel Rothenberger was Born on the 10th day of July 1874 and Babtized on the 16th day of August by Rev. D. Humbert. Sponsers were Daniel Schiffert and Wife Sarah.

Ester Susanna Schiffert was Born on the 27th day of May 1844 and Babtized on the 12th day of August 1844 by Revd David Humbert. Sponsers Chairles Wasser and his Wife Caroline.

Carry Jane Schiffert was Born on the 2th of August 1879 and was Babtized the 5th day of October 1879 by Revd David Humbert. Sponsers were Elias Schiffert and his Wife Emilie.

Mary Alice Schiffert was Born on the 30 day of March 1882 and Babtized on the 18 day of May 1888 by Revd Eli Keller. Sponsers John Rothenberger and his Wife Maria.

Sallie May Schiffert was Born on the 7th day of December 1883 and Babtized on the 5th day of December 1883 and Babtized on the 5th of August 1886 by Revd Alton Singmaster. Sponsers Mrs. Sarah Rivers (sp?).

Remida (sp?) Mabel Schiffert was Born on the 27th day of July 1886 and Babtized by Revd Allen Singmaster. Sponsers, The parents. Died on the 5th day of August 1886 age 10 days."


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