Shafer Family of Rockbridge County, Virginia

My line - Paul Shaver (c. 1700) > Jacob Shafer > John Shafer, Sr. > Phebe Shafer



Shafer Family


Ship Manifest Record (Probable Only)

1733 Pennsylvania Merchant Ship Manifest
Paul Shaver and Potential Father Gerog Barthol Sailing From Rotterdam, Netherlands to Plymouth, England...then to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Military Record

John Shafer in 1781 Virgina Soldiers (Captain Linchfield Sharpe's Company of Shenandoah County)


Shenandoah County (1789) and Rockbridge County (remaining), Virginia Personal Tax Lists

John Shafer - 1789 Personal Tax List A

John Shafer - 1789 Personal Tax List B

1799 Personal Tax List

1800 Personal Tax List

1801 Personal Tax List B

1801 Personal Tax List Alt

1802 Personal Tax List


1803 Personal Tax List

1804 Personal Tax List

1805 Personal Tax List

1806 Personal Tax List

1807 Personal Tax List

1810 Personal Tax List


Marriage Document & Transcription

John Shafer and Mary Pence on 25 November, 1794 in Rockingham County, Virginia

Transcription of Marriage Document


Census Records
All John Shafer and his second wife Christina Elizabeth Hileman
All in Rockbridge County, Virginia

1810 Federal Census

1820 Federal Census

1830 Federal Census - I of II

1830 Federal Census - II of II

1840 Federal Census - I of II

1840 Federal Census - II of II


John Shafer's House in Rockbridge County, Virginia

Black and White Photo

Map of Location in Rockbridge County - See No. 242

Arial View of Old Shafer Place, also where Jenkins Family Lived

"Old Shafer Place" and Jenkins House I
Photo taken May, 2005 by God-sent volunteer Sandy

"Old Shafer Place" and Jenkins House II

"Old Shafer Place" and Jenkins House III

"Old Shafer Place" and Jenkins House IV

Historical Info, Page 1 of 4

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Historical Info, Page 4 of 4


Will of John Shafer - 1849 - Rockbridge County, Virginia

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Will Transcription


John Shafer's Inventory of Estate

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Transcription


John Shafer's Estate Sale

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Transcription


John Shafer Bill of Sale to Peter Ackerly

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Transcription


Deed Records

John Booker and John Shaver - January 1, 1798

Booker & Shaver Deed Transcribed


George Crawford and John Shaver - August, 1803 (I of II)

II of II

Crawford & Shaver Deed Transcribed


John Shafer from Daniel Y. Kessler and Elizabeth Kessler - 10 March, 1835 (I of III)

II of III

III of III

Shafer and Kessler Deed Transcribed


John Shaver from Henry Whistler - 1 September, 1838 (I of V)

II of V

III of V

IV of V

V of V

Shafer and Whistler Deed Transcribed


John Shafer from George Shafer and Philip Shafer - 10 September, 1845 (I of III)

II of III

III of III

Shafer and Shafer Deed Transcribed


John Shafer from Elias Linkenhoker and Eliza Ann Linkenhoker - 20 December, 1845(I of V)

II of V

III of V

IV of V

V of V

Shafer and Linkenhoker Deed Transcribed

Please note that surname above 'Linkenhoker' is also spelled in document as 'Linkenhoger'


John Shafer from Matthew Booze & Everline Booze - 10 April, 1848(I of V)

II of V

III of V

IV of V

V of V

Shafer and Booze Deed Transcribed


John Shafer Chancery Court Records - Rockbridge County, Virginia

There are a total of 441 pages, all in PDF form. Zipped files range from 37-45MB

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