Joseph Russell Shaffer

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Joseph Russell Shaffer

Also Known As: "Staffer"
Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Abbingdon,Washington,VA
Death: June 25, 1901 (81)
Place of Burial: Milleville,Cache,UT
Immediate Family:

Husband of Gilead Shaffer
Father of Mary Shaffer; Margaret Eve Jessop; Mary Elizabeth Shaffer; George Henry Shaffer; Joseph Kinyon Shaffer and 9 others

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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
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Joseph Russell Shaffer's Timeline

March 31, 1820
November 27, 1848
Age 28
Lindon, Atchison, Missouri
May 5, 1850
Age 30
August 30, 1851
Age 31
Linden, Atchison County, Missouri, United States
July 15, 1852
Age 32
November 29, 1853
Age 33
Five Points,Weber,UT
December 9, 1854
Age 34
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
December 31, 1854
Age 34
October 28, 1856
Age 36