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William T. SHAFFER
Sarah DeWITT
Husband:  William T. SHAFFER
Birth:  1786/7, NJ
Death:  6 Feb 1856, Cass Co., IN
Father:  Henry SHAFFER (b. 1754, Germany; d. 11 Jul 1849, Waldo Twp., Marion Co., OH; bur. Wyatt Cemetery, Marion Co., OH)
Mother:  Elizabeth __?__
Marriage:
Wife:  Sarah "Sallie" DeWITT
Birth:  1794-1804 closer to 1794
Children:
.  Isaac SHAFFER; m. Anna THORNBURGH
Elizabeth SHAFFER, b. 1809/10/11, OH 
.  Hannah SHAFFER, b. 9 Aug 1810; d. 14 Feb 1882, Cumberland Co., IL; m. 14 Jun 1827, Marion Co., OH, Isaac DARLING (1803-1872)
Jacob H. SHAFFER, b. 1815, Delaware Co., OH 
.  Henry D. SHAFFER, b. 1822/3, OH; m. 21 Dec 1846, Marion Co., OH, Martha THORNBURGH (1827-    )
.  Mary SHAFFER, b. 1825, Marion Co., OH; d. 24 Jun 1900, Cumberland Co., IL; m. 12 Jan 1844, Coles Co., IL, Anson CARVER (1823-1880)
.  William SHAFFER, b. 1828/9, OH


Timeline
Year Location Event
1786/7 NJ birth of William T. SHAFFER
    birth of Sarah DeWITT
    marriage of William T. SHAFFER & Sarah DeWITT
c1809 OH birth of daughter, Elizabeth
1810 Census   the Ohio census was destroyed
1810

Sources:

1a.  Anon.  1966.  Marriage Index:  Ohio, 1789-1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-400):
Darling, Isaac Shaffer, Hannah 14 Jun 1827 Marion Co.
Shaffer, Henry Thornburgh, Martha 21 Dec 1846 Marion Co.

1b.  Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 17631900:
Carver, Anson Shafer, Mary Coles Co. 01/12/1844

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1810 (Broderbund CD-313):  not found, but the 1810 Ohio census was destroyed (except for Washington Co.).

3.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 2; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1820 OH Delaware [now Marion] Co. Marlborough [now Waldo] Twp. p. 108 Ln. 16 William Shover 300010-20100-0-100
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
3 males 9 or under 1810-1820
1 male 26-44 1775-1794 = William (b. 1786/7)
2 females 9 or under 1810-1820
1 female 16-25 1794-1804
1 person engaged in agriculture

4.  1830

5.  1840

6.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #277 of 297):  Tipton Twp., Cass Co., IN, p. 521A/1041, 396/348, enumerated 3 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
William T Shaffer 63 M   Farmer  800 New Jersey
William      " 21 M   do  800 Ohio
Henry        " 27 M   do 1000 do
Martha       " 22 F       do
William      "  2 M       Indiana
James        "  1 M       do
Nancy Jackson 60 F       Pennsylvania

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