Saturday, December 03, 2016

The immigrant Balthasar Schaeffer

Parent Category: Green and Stookey

In his "Whetstone Genealogy" paper, Jesse Byran states that Jacob Stuckey married Magdalene Shaffer, daughter of Michael and Annie Marrie Schaffer. The Lea Kersting papers say that Magdalene Shaffer is a granddaughter of Balthasar Shaffer of Baden Wuetemburg who was a religious dissenter and who immigrated in 1708 and settled at Tulpehocken Twp., Berks Co., Pa.