Surname: Shaver

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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1894 Michigan State Census – Eaton County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry Luscomb, George Carroll, Collins S. Lewis, David Crowell, Aaron Skeggs, Thomas Bailey, Andrew Day, L. G. Showerman, Hulbert Parmer, Fletcher Campbell, Lorenzo D. Fall, William Farlin, Francis Beecraft, William Caton, Servitus Tucker, William Shipp, Theodore Davis. Village of Bellevue. – William H. Latta, Thomas B. Williams, Hugh McGinn, Samuel Davis, William Reid, Charles B. Wood, Marion J. Willison, Herbert Dilno, Jerry Davidson, Edward Campbell, John Markham, Jason B. Johnson, Josiah A. Birchard, Richard S. Briggs, John Ewing, George Crowell, Henry Legge, James W. Johnston, Luther Tubbs, Oscar Munroe, John W. Manzer, Henry E. Hart, Leander B. Cook, Cyrus L. Higgins, Martin Avery, John M. Anson, Washington Wade, George P. Stevens, James Driscoll, Alexander A. Clark, Antoine Edwards, George Kocher, Charles W. Beers, Lester C. Spaulding, George Martin, Griffen Wilson, Sr., Amos W. Bowen, Josiah G. Stocking, Charles A. Turner, Levi 0. Johnson, Sullivan W. Gibson, Alonzo Chittenden. Benton Township. – Oliver P. Edman, Charles T. Ford, Emanuel Ream, Samuel Bradenberry, Isaac Mosher, Ezra W. Griffith, Joshua Wright, Michael Lynn, Mitchell Chalender, Luther Johnson, George...

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1894 Michigan State Census – Dickinson County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Dickinson County. Breen Township. – William Allen, William H. Morris, George Fugal, Thomas Reiley. Breitung Township. – Philip Schell, James Durand, John L. Buell, Jerome Dakota, George P. Shaver. Felch Township. – Moses Brisk, Henry Duffy, Thomas Reiley, Thomas Quaid. Norway Township. – Robert Fisher, Michael Mullen. Sagola Township. – John Paranto, Richard Cleveland. Waucedah Township. – Salmon P. Saxton, Enos Renier, Henry G. Rothwell. Iron Mountain City, Second Ward. – W. T. Carpenter, Samuel Bassett. Iron Mountain City, Third Ward. – Patrick McCrystal. Iron Mountain City, Fourth Ward. – Joseph W. Burbank, Richard G. Thomas, William W. Felch, James Dewees, George H. Johnson, Edward S. Raymond, [Jos. French]. Iron Mountain City, Fifth Ward. – A. J. Hunting, W. E. Herrington, Robert P. Tuten, Peter Lavarer, Reuben A. Smith, Hiram H. Bradford, O. J. Derache, [William H. Sweet]. Norway City, First Ward. – James B. Lyon, Joseph Coutware, John H. Gauslin. Norway City, Second Ward. – James E. McDonald, John Gatherer, Thomas P....

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Biography of Peter R. Shaver, M.D.

Peter Rolph Shaver, one of the leading physicians in the county of Perth, and a county coroner, was born near Hamilton, Ontario, July 27, 1829. His grandfather, a United Empire Loyalist, from Pennsylvania, was in the war of the colonies, and his father, John Shaver, a native of the county of Wentworth, was in the war of 1812-14, and the rebellion of 1837-38. The mother of Peter was Catharine Hess. He received most of his literary education at Victoria College, Cobourg, where he spent three years in study in the department of arts; and subsequently gave four years to medical studies at McGill University, Montreal, being graduated May 9, 1854, with the degrees of doctor of medicine and master in surgery. Dr. Shaver came directly to Stratford, and has been in steady practice here for a quarter of a century, being, with one exception, the oldest practitioner in the town. He has always had a good reputation both for skill and care of his patients, and has made his profession his exclusive study, and a success. A year or two after settling in Stratford, Dr. Shaver was appointed a coroner of the county, and still holds that office. He has also been surgeon to the county jail nearly as long. The Doctor was in the municipal council of the town a short time, but has avoided civil offices as...

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Shaver, Clarence – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Clarence E. Shaver passed away August 13, 1978 at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for ten days. He was born on May 8, 1910 at Enterprise, the son of Ora and Alice Shaver. He lived in Wallowa County all his life, and was a retired rancher, stock raiser and general farming. Funeral services were held August 16, at 2:00 p.m. at the Enterprise Community Church with Eric Walch officiating. Soloist was Cliff Collingsworth singing “Beyond The Sunset” and “In The Garden”. Organist was Lois Hough. Pall bearers were Bill Bissinger, Stan Farris, Alex Guest, Donald H. Davis, Jack Kreizenbeck and Ray Milligan. Ritual services were by Vrasey Lodge # 82 AF and AM of Enterprise with vault internment in the Enterprise Cemetery. On January 1, 1935, Mr. Shaver was married to Irene M. Staggs. He was a member of the Enterprise Community Church, BPOE # 1829 of Enterprise, Veasey Lodge # 82 AF and AM, Wallowa County Shrine Club, Wallowa County and Oregon Cattlemen’s Associations, Scottish Rite of Baker and a former member of IOOF # 153 of Enterprise. Survivors include his wife of Enterprise; a daughter, Mrs. Mike (Beverly Jean) Hambelton of Kennewick; one son, James (Larry) Larkin Shaver of Hermiston; two sisters, Mrs. Robert (Ethel) Hammond of Enterprise and Mrs. R.H. (Florence) McCullough of Eugene; four grandchildren and...

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Biography of Albert N. Shaver, Hon.

Hon. Albert N. Shaver. Among the public officials of Chautauqua County who are combining business activity with executive ability and thus forming qualities that make for a high order of public service, one of the men well known is Albert N. Shaver, mayor of Cedar Vale and cashier of the Dosbaugh National Bank. During Mayor Shaver’s administration much work in the nature of civic improvement had been done, and he had proved one of the best chief executives the city had known. Albert N. Shaver was born January 22, 1877, in Chautauqua County, Kansas, and is a son of Neal and Belle (Dickie) Shaver, and of Scotch-Irish descent, the first member of the family having settled in Pennsylvania during the colonial period. William S. Shaver, the grandfather of Albert N., was born in that state, became a pioneer into Illinois, and finally located in Kansas, where he became a homesteader. He engaged in farming throughout his life, with the exception of a few years before his death, when he lived at Cedar Vale. His death occurred in that city prior to the birth of his grandson. Neal Shaver was born in 1843, in Illinois, and was there reared and educated and brought up to farming. He was married in the Prairie State and in 1874 came to Kansas and settled in Chautauqua County, where he homesteaded a farm of...

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Charles L. Shaver

Capt., Inf., Co. N, 5th Div., 6th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of Robt. L. and Mrs. Margaret V. Shaver. Husband of Mrs. Sudie D. Shaver. Entered service Feb. 23, 1903, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Forrest. Sailed for Brest, France, April 9, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st. Lt. Nov. 27, 1917; to Capt. June 30, 1918. Fought at St. Die offensive. Returned to USA Sept. 9, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Sept. 12,...

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Biographical Sketch of Jonathan Shaver

Jonathan Shaver, farmer and stock-raiser; P. O. Ashmore; the above – named gentleman was born in Ladoga, Montgomery Co., Ind., July 22, 1836; his father, Jonathan M. Shaver, a native of Virginia, was an early settler in Montgomery Co., having come there about the year 1830, his mother, Susan Shaver, being also a native of Virginia; Mr. Shaver was raised on a farm. He was married Sept. 30, 1856, to Miss Mary J. Stratton, of Greene Co., Ohio; she died Jan. 8, 1860, leaving two children Rosella and Emma J. Mr. Shaver was then poor; he worked at the time of the war for $12 per month during half of the year, and the balance of the year for his board; to illustrate the habits of economy which he practiced, after supporting his two children, he had something left. He was married again Aug. 1, 1865, to Miss Sarah A. Trickey, a daughter of George W. and Hannah Trickey; she was born in Boone Co., Ind., Sept. 5, 1842; they have five children – Laura V., John E., Herbert I., Gracie M. and Ralph. In 1867, he removed to Coles Co., and settled on his present farm; he has worked hard, and now owns 140 acres of land under a good state of cultivation, a barn costing nearly a thousand dollars, and no encumbrance on any of it. He...

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