The Shafer GrandparentsA few basic facts about your Mothers parents
It never dawned me when we were young that you had other grandparents than the ones we shared on the VanHorn side. And we barely knew them.
Here are a few facts about your Moms side of your family.William Harrison Shafer
Birth 13 MAY 1894 • Oneida, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 15 NOV 1981 • Ludington, Mason, Michigan
In 1910 he lived in Summit, Mason, Michigan, USARose Ann Stafford
Birth 9 FEBRUARY 1897 • Hull, Outaouais Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 28 NOVEMBER 1970 • Ludington, Mason County, Michigan, USA
She came to America in 1902.
In 1910 at the age of 13 she lived in Rhinelander Ward 3, Oneida, Wisconsin, USA
They were married Sep 3, 1919 • Tomahawk Lake, Oneida, Wisconsin and had 9 children including your mother.
Both are buried at Pere Marquette Cemetery Ludington, Mason County, Michigan
On his WW1 draft card, your Grandfather was described as
Physical Build: Stout
Hair Description: Not Bald
Hair Color: Red
Eye Color: Blue