E. Shafer, firm of Shafer & Wilson, hardware, is a native of Knox County, Ohio; came, with his father, to Jefferson County, Iowa, in 1844; assisted on the farm; in 1857, came to Burt County, Neb.; followed farming about twelve years; then removed to Tekamah, and, with Mr. Gibson, opened a store, which they carried on several years. The past four years, the business has been carried on by Shafer & Wilson. He owns a farm of 250 acres half a mile north of town, also two stores and three residences in town, with a half interest in the brick store they are now occupying. All of this property Mr. Shafer has acquired since coming to Nebraska by judicious management and strict attention to business.
Biographical Sketch of E. Shafer
MLA Source Citation:Compendium of History Reminiscence and Biography Of Nebraska. Chicago: Alden Publishing Company. 1912. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 22 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/nebraska/biographical-sketch-of-e-shafer.htm - Last updated on Aug 3rd, 2012
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