Kentuckiana Genealogy: Biographies: Shaffer, David
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David Shaffer was born in Harrison county, Ind., February 27, 1851, and is a son of John and Rebecca (Pitman) Shaffer; the former born in Crawford county, and the latter in Harrison county. David, the subject was reared a farmer, and received a limited education. He was married in November, 1872, to Miss Mary E. Davis, a daughter of Samuel B. and Mary (Breedon) Davis, both natives of Harrison county. Mary Davis Shaffer was born in October, 1851. She is the mother of seven children, viz: Floyd, Charles E., John P., Daniel O., Ona B., Samuel J. and Cordie E. Mr. Shaffer owns 240 acres of fine land, well improved and in an excellent state of cultivation. He devotes considerable time and attention to raising fine stock, horses, cattle, sheep and hogs. Mr. Shaffer is a member of Corydon Lodge of Odd Fellows.
John M. Gresham & Company. BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL SOUVENIR FOR THE COUNTIES OF CLARK, CRAWFORD, HARRISON, FLOYD, JEFFERSON, JENNINGS, SCOTT AND WASHINGTON, INDIANA.
(Chicago: Chicago Printing Co., 1889), p. 183.