William and Catherine Elizabeth Near Shiffer Family

William and Catherine Elizabeth Near Shiffer Family

Top row, from left:  Charles N. Shiffer, Rebecca Frances Shiffer Haynes, Mary Ann Shiffer DeLong, Sarah Catherine Shiffer Haynes, and Solomon A. Shiffer

Middle row, from left:  Priscilla J. Shiffer Belleward, William Shiffer, Sr., Catherine Elizabeth Near Shiffer, and Lavina Elizabeth Shiffer Rollins Harrison

Bottom row, from left: William Shiffer, Jr., Lewis W. Shiffer, John Shiffer, Simon Eugene Shiffer, and Robert White Shiffer

William Shiffer was born 20 Sept 1810 in Union Co., PA, the son of David Shiffer and Sarah Elliott.  He died 2 Aug 1889 in Bow Creek, Rooks Co., KS, and is buried in Logan, Phillips Co., KS

He married Catherine Elizabeth Near abt 1831 in Buffalo, Union Co., PA. She was born 6 Jun 1812 in Hesse-Cassel, Germany, the daughter of Lewis (Ludwig) H. and Anna Catherine Elizabeth Near/Neir. More on Lewis (Ludwig) H. and Anna Catherine Elizabeth Near/Neir.
Catherine Elizabeth Near Shiffer died 12 Nov 1892 in Na-au-say, Kendall, IL, and is buried in Plainfield, Will Co., IL.

William and Catherine Elizabeth Near Shiffer were parents of:

John Shiffer, born 17 Oct 1833 in Buffalo, Union Co., PA, and died 26 Jan 1914 in Joliet, Will Co., IL. He married Harriet Catherine Stone, 4 Jul 1865 in Bedford, Lawrence Co., PA.

Lewis W. Shiffer, born 12 Oct 1835 in Shippenville, Clarion Co., PA, and died 16 May 1911 in Plainfield, Will Co., IL. He married Emily Ann Murray 25 Dec 1865 in Na-au-say, Kendall, IL.

Mary A. Shiffer, born 6 Jul 1837 in Shippenville, Venango Co., PA, and died in Will Co., IL. She married Francis DeLong abt 1860 in PA.

Sarah Catherine Shiffer, born 6 Feb 1839 in Shippenville, Venango Co., PA, and died 14 May 1923 in Linn, Warren Co., Iowa. She married Sylvester Hayes 5 Feb 1861 in Will Co., IL.

Solomon A. Shiffer, born 18 Apr 1841 in Shippenville, Clarion Co., PA, and died 2 Aug 1929 in Joliet, Will Co., IL. He married Margaret Elizabeth Gardner in Apr 1867 in Livingston Co., IL; and Margaret Etta Cupp 16 May 1878 in Iowa.

Robert W. Shiffer, born 15 Sept 1843 in Shippenville, Clarion Co., PA, and died 4 Mar 1919 in Oceanside, San Diego Co., CA. He married Annie Eliza Cooper 13 Apr 1871 in Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa.

William H. Shiffer, born 23 May 1845 in Shippenville, Clarion Co., PA, and died 25 Nov 1927 in Manhattan, Will Co., IL. He married Elizabeth Karr 17 Mar 1873 in Will Co., IL.

Rebecca Frances Shiffer, born 16 Apr 1847 in Shippenville, Clarion Co., PA, and died 24 Feb 1917 in Logan, Phillips Co., KS. She married William Henry Haynes 13 Sept 1866 in Plainfield, Will Co., IL.

Priscilla J. Shiffer, born 31 Mar 1849 in Shippenville, Clarion Co., PA, and died 16 Nov 1932 in Manhattan, Will Co., IL. She married Nelson Bellward 30 Aug 1873 in Walnut, Polk Co., Iowa.

Simon Eugene Shiffer, born 7 Oct 1851 in Porter, Clarion Co., PA, and died 11 Dec 1936 in Grimes, Polk Co., Iowa. He married Emma Anna Kinsey 16 Mar 1876 in Valley, Polk Co., Iowa.

Charles N. Shiffer, born 3 Mar 1854 in Armstrong Co., PA, and died 20 Jun 1940 in Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa. He married Clarissa "Clara" Catherine McConnaughey.

Lavina Elizabeth Shiffer, born 25 Oct 1856 in Clarion Co., PA, and died 21 Nov 1944 in Yankton, Yankton Co., SD, Buried in Springfield, Bon Homme, SD. She married John Franklin Rollins 11 Mar 1877 in Polk Co., Iowa; and F. L. Harrison on 23 Aug 1925.

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