Joseph Shaffstall

M, b. 5 December 1819, d. 10 January 1896
FatherSolomon IM Shaffstall b. 5 Dec 1777, d. 4 Apr 1849
MotherCatharina Haag b. 27 Apr 1783, d. 2 Aug 1858
     Joseph was born on Sunday, 5 December 1819 in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He was christened there on 18 June 1820 in Hoffman's Reformed Church. The sponsors of his christening were Daniel Hoffman & his wife, Hanna.1 Joseph married Elizabeth Schwartz on 26 September 1841 in Crawford County, Ohio.2 19 October 1850, Joseph and his wife, Elizabeth, were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in Chatfield Township, Crawford County, Ohio. Enumerated in this household were Joseph Shoffstall [30 Pennsylvania], his wife: Elizabeth [30 Pennsylvania], children: Isiah [8 Ohio], Solomon [5 Ohio], Michael [3 Ohio], & Joseph [3/12 Ohio].3 15 June 1870, Joseph and his wife, Elizabeth, were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in Antrim Township, Wyandot County, Ohio. Enumerated in this household were Joseph Shaffstall [50 Pennsylvania], his wife: Elizabeth [51 Pennsylvania], children: Michael [22 Ohio], Joseph [22 Ohio], Mary J. [16 Ohio], Harrison [14 Ohio] & Sarah [7 Ohio].4 18 June 1880, Joseph and his wife, Elizabeth, were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in Antrim Township. Enumerated in this household were Joseph Shaffstall [60 Pennsylvania], Elizabeth [61 Pennsylvania], Sarah E. [17 Ohio], Joseph L. [30 Ohio], daughter-in-law: Cordelia [20 Ohio]; grand child: Mertie [5 Ohio], daughter: Lucinda Brunni [28 Ohio] & gandson: Ezra Brunni [4 Ohio]. Joseph is a farmer.5 Joseph's wife, Elizabeth, died on 2 September 1886 in Nevada, Wyandot County, Ohio, leaving him a widower. Joseph departed this life on Friday, 10 January 1896 in Nevada, Wyandot County, Ohio, at age 76 years, 1 month and 5 days. He was buried there at Nevada in Burke's Church Cemetery.6

Family

Elizabeth Schwartz b. 1819, d. 2 Sep 1886

Citations

  1. [S685] Hoffman's Reformed Church Christening Records: 18 June 1820 - Joseph, son of Solomon IM Shafstall & Catharina & his sponsors: Daniel Hoffman & wife Hanna.
  2. [S336] Carl E. Shumaker, Marriages of Crawford County, Ohio 1831-1997, Volume II: page 322 - Joseph Shaffstall married: 26 September 1841 to Elizabeth Schwartz [Volume 1: page 144].
  3. [S674] 1850 United States Federal Census: Crawford County, Ohio - Sheet 6, line 28 - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
  4. [S676] 1870 United States Federal Census: Antrim Township, Wyandot County, Ohio - Sheet 16. line 11 - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
  5. [S677] 1880 United States Federal Census: Antrim Township, Wyandot County, Ohio - Enumeration District 170, Sheet 23, Line 17. - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
  6. [S953] Find a grave - www.findagrave.com.