Person:Charetta Shafer (1)

Charetta H Shafer
b.23 Jul 1842 ,, NJ
d.9 Feb 1931
  • HPeter Martin1831 - 1905
  • WCharetta H Shafer1842 - 1931
m. 20 Apr 1865
  1. Curtis James Martin1868 - 1955
  2. Peter Leslie Martin1886 - 1919
Facts and Events
Name Charetta H Shafer
Gender Female
Birth? 23 Jul 1842 ,, NJ
Marriage 20 Apr 1865 , Athens, Ohioto Peter Martin
Death? 9 Feb 1931
  1.   Information forwarded by Lisa Baker. Original correspondence from Gary Shafer. 22 Mar 2006..

    2nd wife of Peter Fisher Martin. She was born 23 Jul 1842, died 9 Feb 1931. Marr 20 Apr 1865.

  2.   US Census Bureau. 1880 US Census. (
    Athens,Athens,Ohio;ED3;SD 7; p18;Dwelling#165;Fam#167.

    Age 37, born in NJ.

  3.   Athens County Messenger: Athens County, Ohio
    28 Jan 1931, 3 Aug 2006.

    January 28 1931 Athens Messenger
    Mrs. C. J. Martin, Westerville, formerly of Athens, was visiting here Tuesday. Mrs. Martin at the present time is helping care for her mother-in-law, Mrs. Peter Martin, who is at the home of her sister Mrs. Tom Vore on Vore Ridge. Mrs. Peter Martin until she went to the home of Mrs. Vore a few years ago was a resident of Athens. She is 89 years of age. Her illness is due to infirmities of age.
    9 Feb 1931 Athens Messenger
    Succumbs this morning at the home of a sister.
    Mrs. Cheretta Martin, 89 died at 10 o’clock this morning at the home of her sister, Mrs. Thomas Vore, Vore Ridge, following a long illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
    Cheretta Shaffer was born in New Jersey and came to Athens County with her parents 80 years ago. The Shaffers settled on The Plains. She married Peter F. Martin, who died about 23 years ago. The family home was at The Plains for many years and later was established in Athens on Morris Avenue. She was the mother of two sons, Curtis J. who now lives at Westerville and Leslie, who died several years ago. Three sisters, Mrs. Wilds, Columbus, Mrs. Coe, The Plains, and Mrs. Vore and brother, Peter Shaffer, of Logain are also left.
    10 Feb 1931 Athens Messenger
    Funeral services for Mrs. Cheretta Martin, who died Monday at the home of here sister Mrs. Thomas Vore, on Vore Ridge, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the First M.E. Church conducted by Rev. C.M. Coulter, church pastor. Burial will be made in the West Union Street Cemetery. The body is at Dowlers funeral parlors until time for the funeral.
    February 15, 1931 Athens Messenger
    Attend Funeral Several From here are at Services for Mrs. Martin. Chauncey-Feb 14, Mrs. Isabel Coe and daughter, Mrs. Lettie Coe Hintz and her daughter Gloria of near Chauncey were in Athens Wednesday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Cheretta Shafer Martin, held from First Methodist Church. Mrs. Martin died in the home of her sister Mrs. Emma Vore, at Vore Ridge near The Plains. She was a step-mother of Mrs. Coe. Among other relatives and friends from the vicinity and from a distance who attended the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. John Martin, Mr. and Mrs. John Shafer, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wharton, The Plains; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shafer, Mrs Asa Cochran, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Daugherty, Miss Pauline Daugherty, Co? Daugherty, Dave Shafer, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Brookins, Chauncey; Mrs. Pidcock and Mrs. Gertrude Pride, Glouster; Mr. and Mrs. Elden Martin, Columbus, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Martin and son Peter of Westerville, Henry Martin Jr., Medina; Mr and Mrs Peter Martin and daughters Audra and Mr. and Mrs. John Elder, Logan. Emma Beitc? And Mrs. Charity Laughlin of near Chillicothe, and Dr. and Mrs. McGrath and other relatives from Nelsonville

  4.   1900 US Census: Athens, Athens, Ohio: FamilySearchIndexing
    Sheet 7B Fam# 140 Line 72, 28 Jun 2008.

    Cheretta Martin, white, female, born Jul 1842, age 57, married to Peter Martin for 35 years, mother of 2, both living. Born in New Jersey, both parents born in New Jersey.