Etje Eansen Schroder

F, #11938, d. after 1856
FatherClaus H Schroder
MotherIde Janssen
Last Edited24 Oct 2002
Marriage*Marriage: Etje Eansen Schroder married Hinrich (Henry) Dirks Lottman, son of Dirk Frerich Lottman and Frauka Johanna Sieverts Peters, on 4 March 1854 at Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 4 March 1854,her married name was Lottman. 
Death*Death: Etje Eansen Schroder died after 1856 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

Hinrich (Henry) Dirks Lottman b. 12 Jan 1831, d. 1888
Children

Almuth Schuster

F, #11905, b. January 1859
FatherEdward Schuster b. 1836
MotherWilhelmina Everwein b. 1838
Last Edited13 Jul 2000
Name Variation Almuth Schuster was also known as Ella Schuster. 
Birth*She was born in January 1859 at IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Almuth Schuster appeared on the census of 1870 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Almuth Schuster married John Lucht
Married NameHer married name was Lucht. 
(Witness) BaptismAlmuth Schuster witnessed the baptism of John Henry Hartwig on 15 December 1889 at St Johns Lutheran Church, Bartonville, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Almuth Schuster and John Lucht appeared on the census of 1900 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB, he was listed as a Coal Miner. 
Burial*Burial: Almuth Schuster was buried at Lutheran Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

John Lucht b. Mar 1855, d. 17 Oct 1933
Marriage*Marriage: Almuth Schuster married John Lucht
Child

Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster

F, #1245, b. 30 June 1865, d. 14 June 1942
FatherEdward Schuster b. 1836
MotherWilhelmina Everwein b. 1838
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster was born on 30 June 1865 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster appeared on the census of 1870 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Confirmation*Confirmation: Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster was confirmed on 6 April 1879 at St Johns Lutheran Church, Bartonville, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster appeared on the census of 1880 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster married John Henry Hartwig, son of Reiner Michels Hartwig and Tomke Dirk Lottman, on 10 December 1884 at Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 10 December 1884,her married name was Hartwig. 
Photo*Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster and John Henry Hartwig appeared in a photo circa 1897.
Census*Census: Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster and John Henry Hartwig appeared on the census of 1900 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
(Witness) BaptismCornelia Wilhelmina Schuster witnessed the baptism of Lenora Almuth Hartwig on 19 July 1901 at St Johns Lutheran Church, Bartonville, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
(Witness) BaptismCornelia Wilhelmina Schuster witnessed the baptism of Bertha Maudelena Fitzgerald on 19 February 1905 at St Johns Lutheran Church, Bartonville, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
(Witness) BaptismCornelia Wilhelmina Schuster witnessed the baptism of Henry John (Bud) Hartwig on 26 March 1905 at St Johns Lutheran Church, Bartonville, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
PhotoCornelia Wilhelmina Schuster and John Henry Hartwig appeared in a photo circa 1910.
CensusCensus: Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster and John Henry Hartwig appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at 211 Wyoming St, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB, Peoria Co, Peoria City, IL - p270 7A ED72-78. 
Residence*Residence: Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster and John Henry Hartwig lived at 211 Wyoming St, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB, in 1933. 
Death*Death: Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster died on 14 June 1942 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 76. 
Burial*Burial: Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster was buried on 24 June 1942 at Lutheran Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

John Henry Hartwig b. 15 Aug 1857, d. 17 Aug 1933
Marriage*Marriage: Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster married John Henry Hartwig, son of Reiner Michels Hartwig and Tomke Dirk Lottman, on 10 December 1884 at Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Children

Edward Schuster

M, #10782, b. 1836
Last Edited10 Apr 1999
Birth*Edward Schuster was born in 1836 at Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Edward Schuster married Wilhelmina Everwein
Census*Census: Edward Schuster and Wilhelmina Everwein appeared on the census of 1870 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Edward Schuster and Wilhelmina Everwein appeared on the census of 1880 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

Wilhelmina Everwein b. 1838
Children

Harm Janssen Schuster

M, #39645, b. 24 August 1779, d. 17 December 1839
FatherJohann Harms b. 20 Aug 1755, d. 24 Oct 1830
MotherAnke Janssen Flessner b. 8 Sep 1748, d. 9 Mar 1825
Relationship5th cousin 3 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Harm Janssen Schuster was born on 24 August 1779 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Harm Janssen Schuster married Engel Sophia Lubben Flesner on 29 March 1811 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Harm Janssen Schuster died on 17 December 1839 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 60. 

Family

Engel Sophia Lubben Flesner b. 7 Jun 1782, d. 11 May 1862
Child

Connie Kay Schutte

F, #15069, b. 25 January 1941, d. 10 March 2009
Last Edited22 Mar 2011
Married NameHer married name was Jamison. 
Birth*Connie Kay Schutte was born on 25 January 1941 at Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Connie Kay Schutte died on 10 March 2009 at Ellsworth, McLean Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 68. 
Obituary*Obituary: Connie Kay Jamison, age 68, of Ellsworth died at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday March 10, 2009, at her home in Ellsworth with her loving family by her side.

Her funeral will be held 11 a.m. Saturday March 14, 2009, at the Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and for one hour before the services on Saturday.

Connie was born Jan. 25, 1941, in Guthrie, a daughter of Charles E. and Eileen J. (Brokate) Schutte. She married Richard Jamison on July 3, 1958, in Elliott. He survives in Ellsworth.

Also surviving are two sons, Tim (Linda) Jamison of Shirley and Steve (Mary) Jamison of Bloomington; two daughters, Annette (Paul) Rutledge of Ellsworth and Melody Jamison of Bloomington; eight grandchildren, Amanda, Zachary, Rhett, Ryan, Allyson, Megan, McKenzie and Nick; and four sisters, Mary (Corky) Myers of Elliott, Lanora (Mike) Riggle of Leesburg, Fla., Sandy Edmonds of Gibson City and Linda Schutte of Naples, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother. Connie lived in Ellsworth since 1962. She received her CNA degree from Richland Community College. She worked at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex for over 10 years. She was named employee of the month in August of 2005. She enjoyed working with elderly people and felt they had a lot to offer.

She also enjoyed bowling, knitting, flower gardening, cooking, playing "spider solitaire" and listening to bluegrass music. She took great pride in her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Memorial tributes may be made to BroMenn Hospice, American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association. 

Betty Arlene Schwarz

F, #10122, b. 8 June 1926, d. 19 April 2012
Last Edited22 Oct 2018
Birth*Betty Arlene Schwarz was born on 8 June 1926 at Emerson, Dixon Co, NE, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Betty Arlene Schwarz married Milburn (Mike) Bennett Mein, son of Emil Martin Mein and Hannah Johanna Wubeka Meints, on 16 October 1949 at Emerson, Dixon Co, NE, United StatesB
Married Name As of 16 October 1949,her married name was Mein. 
Residence*Residence: Betty Arlene Schwarz and Milburn (Mike) Bennett Mein lived at 8425 Marsh Ave, Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO, United StatesB, in August 1998. 
Death*Death: Betty Arlene Schwarz died on 19 April 2012 at Belton, Cass Co, MO, United StatesB, at age 85. 

Family

Milburn (Mike) Bennett Mein b. 19 Sep 1925, d. 23 May 2010
Child

Alfred William Schwing

M, #22053, b. 6 December 1872
Last Edited5 Jul 2007
Name Variation Alfred William Schwing was also known as Alfred W Shwing. 
Birth*He was born on 6 December 1872 at GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Alfred William Schwing married Anna Elisabetha Lottman, daughter of Cornelius Lottman and Wilhelmina Delss, in 1893. 
CensusCensus: Alfred William Schwing and Anna Elisabetha Lottman appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 at Buffalo Twsp, Pike Co, MO, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Alfred William Schwing and Anna Elisabetha Lottman appeared on the census of 17 April 1910 at 501 Richmond, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
WW1 Draft*WWI Draft: Alfred William Schwing registered for the draft of WWI on 12 September 1918 in 808 North Street, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB, Medium Height; Medium Build; Blue Eyes; Dark Hair.
Census*Census: Alfred William Schwing and Anna Elisabetha Lottman appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 at 808 North Street, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Occupation*Occupation: Alfred William Schwing was a Real Estate Broker on 12 April 1930 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Alfred William Schwing and Anna Elisabetha Lottman appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at 400 N University, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

Anna Elisabetha Lottman b. 24 Apr 1874
Marriage*Marriage: Alfred William Schwing married Anna Elisabetha Lottman, daughter of Cornelius Lottman and Wilhelmina Delss, in 1893. 
Children

Alfred William Schwing Jr

M, #22054, b. 1 October 1902, d. 8 December 1990
FatherAlfred William Schwing b. 6 Dec 1872
MotherAnna Elisabetha Lottman b. 24 Apr 1874
Relationship3rd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited17 Feb 2007
Birth*Alfred William Schwing Jr was born on 1 October 1902 at IL, United StatesB
(Witness) CensusCensus: Alfred William Schwing Jr appeared on the census of 17 April 1910 in the household of Alfred William Schwing and Anna Elisabetha Lottman at 501 Richmond, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
(Witness) CensusCensus: Alfred William Schwing Jr appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 in the household of Alfred William Schwing and Anna Elisabetha Lottman at 808 North Street, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
SSN*His Social Security Number was 331-01-9333; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Alfred William Schwing Jr died on 8 December 1990 at Cape Coral, Lee Co, FL, United StatesB, at age 88.

Eleanor Schwing

F, #22056, b. February 1896
FatherAlfred William Schwing b. 6 Dec 1872
MotherAnna Elisabetha Lottman b. 24 Apr 1874
Relationship3rd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited17 Feb 2007
Birth*Eleanor Schwing was born in February 1896 at IL, United StatesB
(Witness) CensusCensus: Eleanor Schwing appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 in the household of Alfred William Schwing and Anna Elisabetha Lottman at Buffalo Twsp, Pike Co, MO, United StatesB
(Witness) CensusCensus: Eleanor Schwing appeared on the census of 17 April 1910 in the household of Alfred William Schwing and Anna Elisabetha Lottman at 501 Richmond, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB

Marian B Schwing

F, #22055, b. 1914
FatherAlfred William Schwing b. 6 Dec 1872
MotherAnna Elisabetha Lottman b. 24 Apr 1874
Relationship3rd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited17 Feb 2007
Birth*Marian B Schwing was born in 1914 at IL, United StatesB
(Witness) CensusCensus: Marian B Schwing appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 in the household of Alfred William Schwing and Anna Elisabetha Lottman at 808 North Street, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
(Witness) CensusCensus: Marian B Schwing appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 in the household of Alfred William Schwing and Anna Elisabetha Lottman at 400 N University, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB

Lloyd Grant Seeman

M, #11119, b. 27 September 1923, d. 26 October 2010
Last Edited7 May 2018
Birth*Lloyd Grant Seeman was born on 27 September 1923. 
SSN*His Social Security Number was 508-30-9841; issued before 1951 at NE, United StatesB
Death*Death: Lloyd Grant Seeman died on 26 October 2010 at Oceanside, San Diego Co, CA, United StatesB, at age 87. 

Anna Shafer

F, #1206, b. 10 November 1880, d. 24 October 1925
FatherConrad Schafer b. 9 Jun 1850, d. 26 Sep 1900
MotherMargaret (Maggie) Hartwig b. 15 Jan 1857, d. 25 Oct 1906
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited19 Jan 2006
Birth*Anna Shafer was born on 10 November 1880 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 20 September 1899,her married name was Ellis. 
Marriage*Marriage: Anna Shafer married Zina W Ellis, son of Jeremiah Salathiel (Nego) Ellis and Florence Serepta (Flora) Kenton, on 20 September 1899 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, by Rev B. Spaulding. 
(Witness) PhotoAnna Shafer appeared in a photo circa October 1900.
CensusCensus: Anna Shafer and Zina W Ellis appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 at Redrock Twsp, Beaverhead Co, MT, United StatesB
Census*Census: Anna Shafer and Zina W Ellis appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at 1705 First Street, Aberdeen, Grays Harbor Co, WA, United StatesB
Death*Death: Anna Shafer died on 24 October 1925 at Aberdeen, Grays Harbor Co, WA, United StatesB, at age 44. 
NoSSN*No record of her Social Security Number was found on 20 October 2005. 

Family

Zina W Ellis b. 25 Jun 1873, d. 20 Mar 1946
Marriage*Marriage: Anna Shafer married Zina W Ellis, son of Jeremiah Salathiel (Nego) Ellis and Florence Serepta (Flora) Kenton, on 20 September 1899 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, by Rev B. Spaulding. 
Children

Casper Benjiman Shafer

M, #21815, b. 15 June 1931, d. 2 May 1977
FatherMonie Rhinhart Shafer Sr b. 1 Feb 1911, d. 4 May 1999
MotherSarah Elizabeth Smith b. 6 Aug 1911, d. 23 Jul 1998
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited3 Mar 2019
Birth*Casper Benjiman Shafer was born on 15 June 1931 at Roanoke, Huntington Co, IN, United StatesB
Death*Death: Casper Benjiman Shafer died on 2 May 1977 at Lansing, Ingham Co, MI, United StatesB, at age 45. 

Casper Rhinhart Shafer

M, #1205, b. 6 February 1879, d. February 1971
FatherConrad Schafer b. 9 Jun 1850, d. 26 Sep 1900
MotherMargaret (Maggie) Hartwig b. 15 Jan 1857, d. 25 Oct 1906
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited3 Mar 2019
Birth*Casper Rhinhart Shafer was born on 6 February 1879 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Casper Rhinhart Shafer appeared on the census of 1880 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Casper Rhinhart Shafer appeared on the census of 1900 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
(Witness) PhotoHe appeared in a photo circa October 1900.
Marriage*Marriage: Casper Rhinhart Shafer married M A (Minnie) Fieldcamp, daughter of Hiram Fieldcamp and Alice Hippard, on 28 January 1903 at Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Casper Rhinhart Shafer and M A (Minnie) Fieldcamp appeared on the census of 1910 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Casper Rhinhart Shafer married Lillian Hay Skinner on 18 May 1916. 
CensusCensus: Casper Rhinhart Shafer appeared on the census of 1920 at Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Casper Rhinhart Shafer married Bertha Hess on 19 May 1936. 
Residence*Residence: Casper Rhinhart Shafer lived at Roanoke, Huntington Co, IN, United StatesB, on 23 October 1941. 
SSN*His Social Security Number was 311-38-7647; issued 1955 at IN, United StatesB
Death*Death: Casper Rhinhart Shafer died in February 1971 at Roanoke, Huntington Co, IN, United StatesB

Family 1

M A (Minnie) Fieldcamp b. 7 Jun 1883, d. 17 Oct 1915
Marriage*Marriage: Casper Rhinhart Shafer married M A (Minnie) Fieldcamp, daughter of Hiram Fieldcamp and Alice Hippard, on 28 January 1903 at Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Children

Family 2

Lillian Hay Skinner b. 19 Dec 1871, d. 8 Apr 1935
Marriage*Marriage: Casper Rhinhart Shafer married Lillian Hay Skinner on 18 May 1916. 

Family 3

Bertha Hess b. 6 Feb 1896, d. Mar 1982
Marriage*Marriage: Casper Rhinhart Shafer married Bertha Hess on 19 May 1936. 

Charles Shafer

M, #19084, b. 12 January 1910, d. 12 October 1968
FatherHenry Shafer b. 28 Feb 1882, d. 19 Aug 1953
MotherMamie Dick b. 1879
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited1 Oct 2012
Birth*Charles Shafer was born on 12 January 1910 at SD, United StatesB
Census*Census: Charles Shafer appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Windsor, Dane Co, WI, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Charles Shafer married Vera Woodward on 22 February 1933. 
Census*Census: Charles Shafer and Vera Woodward appeared on the census of 8 May 1940 at Lodi, Columbia Co, WI, United StatesB
Death*Death: Charles Shafer died on 12 October 1968 at age 58. 
Burial*Burial: Charles Shafer was buried in October 1968 at Hillside Cemetery, Portage, Columbia Co, WI, United StatesB

Family

Vera Woodward b. 13 Sep 1912, d. 1 Oct 2006

Chester Shafer

M, #19083, b. 2 January 1907, d. December 1983
FatherHenry Shafer b. 28 Feb 1882, d. 19 Aug 1953
MotherMamie Dick b. 1879
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited12 Jan 2005
Birth*Chester Shafer was born on 2 January 1907 at IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Chester Shafer appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Windsor, Dane Co, WI, United StatesB
SSN*His Social Security Number was 389-32-1164; issued before 1951 at WI, United StatesB
Death*Death: Chester Shafer died in December 1983 at Stoughton, Dane Co, WI, United StatesB, at age 76. 

Chris Shafer

M, #1208, b. 3 November 1885, d. 23 January 1974
FatherConrad Schafer b. 9 Jun 1850, d. 26 Sep 1900
MotherMargaret (Maggie) Hartwig b. 15 Jan 1857, d. 25 Oct 1906
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited7 Aug 2009
Birth*Chris Shafer was born on 3 November 1885 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Chris Shafer appeared on the census of 1900 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
(Witness) PhotoHe appeared in a photo circa October 1900.
(Witness) MarriageHe witnessed the marriage of Henry Shafer and Mamie Dick on 24 December 1903 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Chris Shafer married Lula Fieldcamp, daughter of Hiram Fieldcamp and Alice Hippard, on 17 October 1906 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Chris Shafer appeared on the census of 1910. 
Marriage*Marriage: Chris Shafer married Mary Gertrude Elbert on 6 September 1944 at Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Chris Shafer married Nola Macie Barbre or Hutchcraft on 14 September 1955 at Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Will*Will: Chris Shafer left a will on 4 March 1972 at Saunemin, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB; Last Will and Testament
OF
CHRIS SHAFER

     I, CHRIS SHAFER, of the Village of Saunemin, County of Livingston, and State of Illinois, being of lawful age, and of sound and disposing mind and memory, not acting under duress, menace, fraud, or the undue influence of any person whatsoever, and intending to dispose of all my property and estate upon my death, do hereby make, publish, and declare this to be my Last Will and Testament, and I do hereby expressly revoke all other and former wills and codicils to wills by me made.

FIRST: I order and direct that my Executrix, hereinafter named, pay all of my just debts, funeral expenses, and expenses of my last illness, and all estate and inheritance taxes necessarily icurred as the result of my death, as soon after my death as is conveniently possible, having due consideration for the orderly administration of my estate.

SECOND: I give to each of the following who survives me the sum set forth opposite his or her name:

Herman Johnson     $500.00

Elsie Steidinger and Elmer Steidinger, share and share alike     $500.00

Jesse D. Hutchcraft     $200.00

Bertha Shafer     $200.00

Rhinhard Shafer     $200.00

Emma Fieldcamp     $200.00

Should any of the foregoing bequests in this "SECOND" clause of my Last Will and Testament lapse by reason of the death of any person or persons hereinbefore named, then, and in that event, I order and direct that such bequest shall pass into my residuary estate and become part thereof and be administered and distributed as provided in the "THIRD" paragraph of this, my Last Will and Testament.

THIRD: All of the rest, residue and remainder of my property, be it real property, personal property, or property of a mixed character, and wheresoever it may be situated, of which I may die seized and possessed, I give, devise, and bequeath unto my wife, Nola Macie Shafer, absolutely, to have and to hold in fee simple forever.

FOURTH: I hereby nominate, constitute, and appoint my said wife, Nola Macie Shafer, to be Executrix of this, my Last Will and Testament, and direct that no security on the Executor's bond be required of my said wife. I give to my Executrix the following powers and discretions, in each case to be exercisable without court order:

A.     To sell at public or private sale, to retain, to lease, to borrow money and for that purpose to mortgage or to pledge, all or part of the real or personal property of my estate;

B.     To settle claims in favor of or against my estate;

C.     To exercise or not to exercise any election or option granted to Executors by the Internal Revenue Code in force at my death, even though such exercise or non-exercise increases or decreases estate principal or income, without adjustment to principal or income;

D.     To distribute the residue of my estate in case or in kind or partly in each, and for this purpose the determination of the Executrix as to the value of any property distributed in kind shall be conclusive; and

E.     To execute and deliver any deeds, contracts, mortgages, bills of sale or other instruments necessary or desirable for the exercise of her powers and discretions as Executrix.

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my signature upon each of the two (2) sheets of this instrument, this 4th day of March, 1972.

(signed) Chris Shafer. 
Death*Death: Chris Shafer died on 23 January 1974 at Fairbury Hospital, Fairbury, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 88 of a heart attack. His residence at time of death was RR2, Forest, Livingston Co, IL. 
Burial*Burial: Chris Shafer was buried at Five Mile Cemetery, Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
NoSSN*No record of his Social Security Number was found on 20 October 2005. 

Family 1

Lula Fieldcamp b. 15 Jun 1886, d. Oct 1941
Marriage*Marriage: Chris Shafer married Lula Fieldcamp, daughter of Hiram Fieldcamp and Alice Hippard, on 17 October 1906 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB

Family 2

Mary Gertrude Elbert b. 28 Apr 1890, d. 2 Oct 1953
Marriage*Marriage: Chris Shafer married Mary Gertrude Elbert on 6 September 1944 at Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB

Family 3

Nola Macie Barbre or Hutchcraft b. 25 Sep 1906, d. 16 Nov 1989
Marriage*Marriage: Chris Shafer married Nola Macie Barbre or Hutchcraft on 14 September 1955 at Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB

Floyd R Shafer

M, #21875, b. 15 October 1916, d. 5 June 1999
FatherRalph Willie Shafer b. 21 Nov 1890, d. 29 Jan 1963
MotherMabel Edna Wood b. 4 Aug 1893, d. 14 Dec 1974
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited22 Mar 2011
Marriage*Marriage: Floyd R Shafer married Lilyan Alyce (?) 
Birth*Floyd R Shafer was born on 15 October 1916 at SD, United StatesB
(Witness) CensusCensus: Floyd R Shafer appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 in the household of Ralph Willie Shafer and Mabel Edna Wood at Cresbard, Faulk Co, SD, United StatesB
SSN*His Social Security Number was 503-01-6732; issued before 1951 at SD, United StatesB
Death*Death: Floyd R Shafer died on 5 June 1999 at Mcminnville, Yamhill Co, OR, United StatesB, at age 82. 

Family

Lilyan Alyce (?) b. 4 Apr 1913, d. 24 Nov 1993

Henry Shafer

M, #1207, b. 28 February 1882, d. 19 August 1953
FatherConrad Schafer b. 9 Jun 1850, d. 26 Sep 1900
MotherMargaret (Maggie) Hartwig b. 15 Jan 1857, d. 25 Oct 1906
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited19 Jan 2006
Birth*Henry Shafer was born on 28 February 1882 at IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Henry Shafer appeared on the census of 1900 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
(Witness) PhotoHe appeared in a photo circa October 1900.
Marriage*Marriage: Henry Shafer married Mamie Dick, daughter of Jack Dick and Lizzie Legher, on 24 December 1903 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Henry Shafer and Mamie Dick appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Windsor, Dane Co, WI, United StatesB
Death*Death: Henry Shafer died on 19 August 1953 at age 71. 
NoSSN*No record of his Social Security Number was found on 20 October 2005. 

Family

Mamie Dick b. 1879
Marriage*Marriage: Henry Shafer married Mamie Dick, daughter of Jack Dick and Lizzie Legher, on 24 December 1903 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Children

Howard W Shafer

M, #19086, b. 30 November 1917, d. 24 March 1994
FatherReinhard (Reiner) John Shafer b. 9 Sep 1892, d. Oct 1983
MotherCecil Smith b. 3 Sep 1896, d. Dec 1984
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited22 Mar 2011
Birth*Howard W Shafer was born on 30 November 1917 at SD, United StatesB
Census*Census: Howard W Shafer appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Hunt St, Chelsea, Faulk Co, SD, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Howard W Shafer married Bertha West on 29 July 1943. 
SSN*His Social Security Number was 534-10-9782; issued before 1951 at WA, United StatesB
Death*Death: Howard W Shafer died on 24 March 1994 at Bothell, King Co, WA, United StatesB, at age 76. 

Family

Bertha West b. 29 Jun 1917

Keith Shafer

M, #21884, b. 29 July 1934, d. 10 February 1935
FatherReinhard (Reiner) John Shafer b. 9 Sep 1892, d. Oct 1983
MotherCecil Smith b. 3 Sep 1896, d. Dec 1984
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited19 Jan 2006
Birth*Keith Shafer was born on 29 July 1934. 
Death*Death: Keith Shafer died on 10 February 1935. 

Lee Orr Shafer

M, #13150, b. 2 February 1913, d. 13 March 1914
FatherCasper Rhinhart Shafer b. 6 Feb 1879, d. Feb 1971
MotherM A (Minnie) Fieldcamp b. 7 Jun 1883, d. 17 Oct 1915
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited19 Jan 2006
Birth*Lee Orr Shafer was born on 2 February 1913 at Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Lee Orr Shafer died on 13 March 1914 at Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 1. 
Burial*Burial: Lee Orr Shafer was buried at Five Mile Cemetery, Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB

Lenora Shafer

F, #13152, b. 2 May 1907, d. 10 November 1998
FatherCasper Rhinhart Shafer b. 6 Feb 1879, d. Feb 1971
MotherM A (Minnie) Fieldcamp b. 7 Jun 1883, d. 17 Oct 1915
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited19 Jan 2006
Birth*Lenora Shafer was born on 2 May 1907 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Lenora Shafer appeared on the census of 1910 at Saunemin Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 17 September 1924,her married name was Wheeler. 
Marriage*Marriage: Lenora Shafer married Charles Ordis Wheeler on 17 September 1924. 
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 381-07-1966; issued before 1951 at MI, United StatesB
Death*Death: Lenora Shafer died on 10 November 1998 at Portland, Ionia Co, MI, United StatesB, at age 91. 

Family

Charles Ordis Wheeler b. 17 Sep 1899, d. 21 Apr 1990
Child

Lloyd G Shafer

M, #21885, b. 30 December 1935, d. 18 September 2008
FatherReinhard (Reiner) John Shafer b. 9 Sep 1892, d. Oct 1983
MotherCecil Smith b. 3 Sep 1896, d. Dec 1984
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited1 Oct 2012
Birth*Lloyd G Shafer was born on 30 December 1935 at Adams Co, ND, United StatesB
(Witness) CensusCensus: Lloyd G Shafer appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 in the household of Reinhard (Reiner) John Shafer and Cecil Smith at Reeder, Adams Co, ND, United StatesB
Death*Death: Lloyd G Shafer died on 18 September 2008 at Hettinger, Adams Co, ND, United StatesB, at age 72. 
Obituary*Obituary: [from The Bismarck Tribune, September 20, 2008]



Lloyd Shafer



REEDER - Lloyd Shafer, 72, Reeder, died Sept. 18, 2008, at West River Regional Hospital, Hettinger. Services will be held at 10 a.m. MDT Monday, Sept. 22, at Krebsbach Funeral Home Chapel, Bowman. Burial will be held at a later date.



He is survived by his wife, Shirley; two sons, Kim, Omaha, Neb., and Joey, Reeder; one sister, Velma Gurwell, Sturgis, S.D; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.