We've never met.. I'm Mike Shaffer, husband of Connie, who is a neice of
Edgar & Thelma Weekley.. her mother is Ruth Stemple. Ruth was born on
Run in 1924.
Ruth has a sister, Zella, and her other brother who died a
couple of years ago, Ronzel. Maybe you know these folks.
Anyway, we go to Minnora (is that how it's spelled?) cemetery on
day, and I've noticed quite a few "Shaffer" headstones.
My lineage is a little strange, suffice it to say that my last name is
What I'm trying to find out is the genealogy of my grandmother
Shaffer's first husband, Wilbur. My grandmother was (died 1985) Agnes. I
hear Wilbur died in 1928 from apparent appendix rupture. I believe he is
buried in Belpre, Ohio, but I don't know.
So, is there anyone there.. or do you know how to definitively find out
about whether Wilbur was from Calhoun County? I'd sure like to know. As
can probably guess, my immediate family never taught me much about our
So any help I can get would be welcomed. This help
be all-inclusive.. just a good starting point would help.