203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Sergeant George Carrol Shaffer

Sergeant George Carrol Shaffer was born on 1837 [headstone reads 1838] in Lorain County, OH and died April 27, 1904 in Waverly, IA.

George Carrol Shaffer entered the Cavalry on February 12, in Green County, WI, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Sergeant before being discharged on July 19, 1865 in Madison, WI.

George Carrol Shaffer is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at 42° 42.982' N 92° 28.185' W

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Born in Loraine Co. Ohio in 1837

Moved at the age of 14 with his parents to Green Co. Wis.

Came to Waverly Ial about 1867 and was engaged in the Marble works as a stone cutter. He was married to Maris——.

To them were born 6 children who with the widow survived him. The second marriage was to an Elizabeth Gilbert (Francis) a wifow lady with 2 children Rosalia and another sister. By this marriage there were two children born Edna and bertis the latter deceased also in 1904 Edna married a Mr Weathby and lived in Mpls. Min.