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Michael Sheaffer
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  • Halifax, PA
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What surnames are you interested in researching?
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Advanced Family History Researcher
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
Newspaper research and tombstone searches.
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
To sort out truths and fiction to several family stories from over the years, as well as wanting to know my history.
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How I got into my Genealogy

As A child growing up and being the first grandson I was always told by my grandfather that "I was the most important Sheaffer" as it was up to me to carry the name on, and until I was 16 I was the only grandson. My grandfather always said he had no other Sheaffer cousins or at least those with the name Sheaffer. This stuck with me throughout my childhood often wondering what happened to all these other Sheaffer's. At around 13 I had a school project on family history, this was exciting to me… Continue

Posted on August 5, 2009 at 4:58pm — 1 Comment

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At 4:08pm on October 2, 2010, Harry Sheaffer said…
Hi, Michael

I live in New Jersey, but I was born in Enhaut, PA 1950,
my dad is Harry W Sheaffer, Jr born in Steelton, PA 1927
my Grand father Harry W Sheaffer, born in Enhaut, PA 1907 died 2002
My GGrand father was John William Sheaffer, born in Enhaut, PA 1875 died 1965 married Ida Moyer.
My GGGrand father was John B Sheaffer, born Cumberland County, PA 1849 died 1904 in Enhaut, PA - married Suzanna Thumma from Cumberland County
I went to Central Dauphin East HS 1968, I had a Steve and Jeffrey Sheaffer in that class also.

At 9:27pm on January 16, 2010, Lou Miles said…
Hi Michael!
Just following up on my post to you about my Maxwell line. Please contct me,
Lou Miles
At 9:27pm on December 27, 2009, Lou Miles said…
My MAXWELL line runs from Berryville, AR back William Jackson Maxwell to Cyrus Maxwell. Is that your line?
Lou Miles
At 9:24am on July 19, 2009, ED Schramm said…
Hey Mike, Thanks for the invite. Let's see what we will find.
Regards, ED




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