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Levi Charles SCHAFER
Leanna Jane STRAUB
Husband:  Levi Charles SCHAFER / SHAFFER
Birth:  Sep 1853 or 3 Sep 1852, Lehigh Co., PA
Death:  4 Feb 1923, Hazelton, PA
Occupation:  foreman/fireman, engineer
Father:  Ephraim SHAFFER
Mother:  Catharine TROXELL
Wife:  Leanna / Leana Jane STRAUB / STRAUP
Birth:  31 Jan 1858
Death:  1 Feb 1917, Allentown, PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  David STRAUB
Mother:  Maria Ann EBERT
Children born in Franklin Twp., Carbon Co., PA:
1.  Anna F. SHAFER, b. 1874/5
2.  Harvey SHAFER, b. 1877/8
3.  George F. SHAFER, b. Feb 1881
4.  Harry E. SHAFER, b. Feb 1885
5.  Walter A. SHAFER, b. Sep 1887
6.  Katia/Katin A. SHAFER, b. May 1893
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1880 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #13 of 22):  Parryville, Carbon Co., PA, Roll 1108 (Book 1), p. 519A, PN 13, SD 4, ED 124, enumerated 5 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 13 21 24 25 26
124 128 Schafer Levi W M 27   / Forman?/Fireman? on Engine   PA PA PA
    _______ Leanna W F 21 Wife / Keeping house   PA PA PA
    _______ Anna F W F  5 daughter       PA PA PA
    _______ Harvey W M  2 son       PA PA PA
    Straup Montaina W F 11 sister in law     / PA PA PA
Listed five households from Thomas STRAUP

3.  1890 Census:  was destroyed.

4.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #8 of 13):  Franklin Street, Borough of Weissport, Carbon Co., PA, Roll 1390 (Book 1), p. 176B, SN 4, SD 3, ED 6, enumerated 4-5 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
82 89 Shaffer Levi C Head W M Sept 1853 46 M 26     PA PA PA Engineer Stationary 0   Y Y Y R M H
    _______ Lana J Wife W F Jan 1858 42 M 26 7 6 PA PA PA       Y Y Y      
    _______ George F Son W M Feb 1881 19 S       PA PA PA Forman Floor? Silk Mill 0   Y Y Y      
    _______ Harry E Son W M Feb 1885 15 S       PA PA PA Oiling Machiner Silk Mill 0 0 Y Y Y      
    _______ Walter A Son W M Sept 1887 12 S       PA PA PA at school   7 Y Y Y      
    _______ Katia/Katin A Daughter W F May 1893  7 S       PA PA PA at school   5            
    Straup David Father-in-Law W M Jun 1832 67 W       PA PA PA       N N N      

5.  1910

6.  1920

7.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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