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Milton E. SHAFFER
Harriet Salome STRAUB
Husband:  Milton E. SHAFFER
Birth:  Sep 1863, PA, probably Chapman Twp., Snyder Co., PA
Father:  Henry Carvell SHAFFER
Mother:  Vashti AMIG
Marriage:  23 Dec 1890, Snyder Co., PA
Wife:  Harriet Salome "Loamy" STRAUB
Birth:  Aug 1869, Chapman Twp., Snyder Co., PA
Father:  Jonathan Francis STRAUB
Mother:  Barbara STEFFEN

She is said to have been christened Harriet Salome, though most later records show her as Salome H.

Children born in Chapman Twp., Snyder Co., PA:
1.  Lydia H. SHAFFER, b. Oct 1891
2.  Irene M. "Rena" SHAFFER, b. Apr 1894
3.  Barbara M. SHAFFER, b. 1901/2
4.  Henry J. SHAFFER, b. 1902/3
5.  [Sarah?] "Sadie" SHAFFER, b. 1907/8
6.  Madelyn SHAFFER
7.  Hulda SHAFFER
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Pennsylvania

Sources:

1.  Archives of the STRAUB-L mailing list (online at RootsWeb.com; posted by Nancy Holben).
Synder County Tribune - Dec. 23, 1890 
Married; Dec 32  Milton Shaffer to Salome Straub, both of Chapman

2.  1900 Census Index/Microfilm (online at Genealogy.com):  Chapman Twp., Snyder Co., PA, p. 111B, SN 3B, SD 10, ED 173, enumerated 7/8 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 28
51 51 Shaffer Milton E? Head W M Sep 1863 34 M 9     PA PA PA Farmer 1   Y Y Y O M F 32
    _______ Salome H Wife W F Aug 1869 30 M 9 2 2 PA PA PA       Y Y Y        
    _______ Lydia H Dau W F Oct 1891 8 S       PA PA PA     6              
    _______ Rena M Dau W F Apr 1894 6 S       PA PA PA     1              
    Gellnet Maime? Servant W F May 1885 15 S       PA PA PA Servant 2 2 Y Y Y        
Listed next to Levi SHAFFER (ae 69, b. PA, wife Annie), who could Milton's uncle.

3.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 18):  Chapman Twp., Snyder Co., PA, Roll T624_1415 (Part 2), p. 152B, SN 2B, SD 13, ED 147, enumerated 19 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1910:  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 17 18 19 20 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
47 47 Shaffer Milton Head M W 44 M1 20     PA PA PA Eng Farmer General farm Emp Y Y   O F F 28
    _______ Harriet S Wife F W 40 M1 20 5 5 PA PA PA Eng None     Y Y          
    _______ Irene M Dau F W 15 S       PA PA PA Eng None     Y Y Y        
    _______ Barbara M Dau F W  8 S       PA PA PA   None         Y        
    _______ Henry J Son M W  7 S       PA PA PA   None                  
    _______ Sadie B Dau F W  2 S       PA PA PA   None                  

4.  Archives of the STRAUB-L mailing list (online at RootsWeb.com).

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