Facts and Events
Descendants of William Alexander Shaffer have a family story that Hepzibah was daughter of William Strother of Fairfield County, South Carolina. He is said to have died 1799. Hepzibah also is said to have died in Fairfield County about 1803. Both William and his daughter Hepzibah are said to be buried in the Strother family cemetery near Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina. William Alexander Shaffer is said to have visited his mother's grave in his later years.