Joseph Russell Shaffer

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About Joseph Russell Shaffer

(son of Henry Shaffer and Eve Beard). Born March 31, 1830, in Virginia. Came to Utah 1858.

   Married:	Gillead Taylor, Who was born May 3, 1840. Came to Utah 1858.
   Their children:
           Mary Ellen, married Richard Jessop;
           George Henry, died aged 20;
           Margarett Eve, married Thomas Jessop;
           Joseph Kinnion, married Helen Weaver;
           William Heber;
           John Franklin, married Elizabeth Buckley;
           Jeanette Larona, married Richard Jessop;
           James Marion, married Lydia M. Rolfe;
           Isaac Newton, married Ellen McKowen;
           Louisa Esther, married John F. Sessions;
           Martin Luther, married Matilda Hunt;
           Samuel Lafayette, married Irene Jackson;
           Laura Elphy, died.

High Priest; ward teacher. Justice of peace 15 years. Died June 23, 1901, Millville, Utah. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1155

  • Residence: Atchison county, Atchison, Missouri - 1850
  • Residence: [Blank], Weber, Utah, United States - 1860
  • Residence: Millville, Cache, Utah, United States - 1880
  • Residence: College, Mendon, Millville Precincts, Cache, Utah, United States - 1900
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Joseph Russell Shaffer's Timeline

1820
March 31, 1820
Abingdon, Washington County, VA, United States
1848
November 27, 1848
Age 28
Linden, Atchison, Missouri, United States
November 27, 1848
Age 28
Lindon, Atchison County, Missouri, United States
1850
May 5, 1850
Age 30
Lindon,Atchsn,Mo.
May 5, 1850
Age 30
Linden, Atchison, Missouri, United States
1851
August 30, 1851
Age 31
Linden, Atchison County, Missouri, United States
1852
July 15, 1852
Age 32
July 15, 1852
Age 32
July 15, 1852
Age 32