Person:Elizabeth Shaffer (19)

Elizabeth Harriet Shaffer
b.1839 Louisiana
m. 26 Feb 1829
  1. John Jackson Shaffer1831 - 1918
  2. Mary Jane Shaffer1833 - 1834
  3. William Lafayette Shaffer1834 - 1895
  4. Elizabeth Harriet Shaffer1839 -
  5. Isabelle Wood Shaffer1841 - 1930
  6. Thomas Jefferson Shaffer1842 - 1915
  7. Benjamin Franklin Shafferabt 1846 - 1871
m. 3 May 1859
  1. Carrie Emily Brooks1865 - 1890
  2. Belle Shaffer Brooks1868 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Elizabeth Harriet Shaffer
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1839 Louisianaper Shaffer.ged
Census[2] 1850 Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Marriage 3 May 1859 Crescent Farm Plantation, Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisianaper Shaffer.ged citing South Louisiana Records and Widow's Pension App
to Thomas Franklin Brooks
Census[1] 1920 Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625).

    Year: 1920;Census Place: Houma, Terrebonne, Louisiana; Roll T625_634; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 93; Image: 224; Dwelling 264; Family 269 (730 Barrow St).

    Brooks Elizabeth H. Head F W 81 [abt 1839] Widow Louisiana Louisiana Louisiana None
    Bocage Belle S. Dau F W 54 [abt 1866] Widow Louisiana Massachusetts Louisiana None
    Bocage Elizabeth L. Gr/dau F W 25 [abt 1895] Single Louisiana Arkansas Louisiana Steographer (Shipping Board)
    Coleman John S. Roomer M W 27 [abt 1893] Single Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island Engineer (Chemical)

  2. United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Year: 1850; Census Place: , Terrebonne, Louisiana; Roll M432_241; Page: 338A; Image: 186; Dwelling 401, Family 401.

    Shaffer Wm A 51 [abt 1799] Male Farmer; Real:60,000 South Carolina
    Shaffer Emily 45 [abt 1805] Female Louisiana
    Shaffer John 19 [abt 1831] Male Louisiana
    Shaffer William 16 [abt 1834] Male Louisiana
    Shaffer Elisa 11 [abt 1839] Female Louisiana
    Shaffer Isabelle 9 [abt 1841] Female Louisiana
    Shaffer Thomas 7 [abt 1843] Male Louisiana
    Shaffer Benjamin 4 [abt 1846] Male Louisiana

  3.   Mrs L. H. Brooks, in Goodspeed Publishing Company (Chicago). Biographical and historical memoirs of Louisiana: embracing an authentic and comprehensive account of the chief events in the history of the state, a special sketch of every parish and a record of the lives of many of the most worthy and illustrious families and individuals. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1894), pg 320.

    garden returning Mrs LH Brooks widow of TF Brooks of Houma La was born in Terre Bonne parish of that state and is the daughter of William A and Emily Bougouis Shsfler see sketch Mrs Brooks received her education at Shelbyville Ky and after finishing returned to her native parish where she was married in 1859 to TF Brooks To them were born two children Belle S Brooks who completed her studies at New Orleans and returned home and Carrie E who became the wife of CW Bocage of the city of Pine Bluff Ark This lady died July 25 1890 eight months after her marriage at her mother's house the only home she ever knew She was just twenty five years of age and was a young lady of rare accomplishments and excellent judgment The loveliness of her dis position and the purity and nobility of her character made her one of the most popular young ladies of Terre Bonne parish and her death was the occasion of universal sorrow Mrs Brooks owns the Belle Farm plantation close to the town of Houma is also the owner of town property and has an interest in the Crescent farm The late Mr Brooks was an Episcopalian and for twenty years a vestryman of St Matthews English Protestant Episcopal church His widow and both daughters have been active members of the same church.