Christian and Magdalena Farringer Shaffer

Submitted by Clarence R. Shirey, great great grandson. Permission granted for use on this site only.  Photograph reproduced in Our Shaffer, Schick, Fuchs (Fox), Reimel, Ferringer Forefathers & Foremothers, 1984

Christian Shaffer and Magdalena Farringer Shaffer of Dry Ridge (Mt. Tabor) Redbank Twp., Armstrong County, PA.

Christian Schäfer/Shaffer, was born 26 Aug 1814, in Northampton Co., PA and baptized 24 Jan 1815, at the First Reformed Church, Easton, PA.  He was a son of Samuel and Rosina Fuchs/Fox Schäfer.  Christian died 5 Aug 1881 at his home in Dry Ridge, PA., where they were early settlers.

Christian  married Magdalena Farringer, b. 22 Mar 1822 in Schuylkill County, PA.  She died 23 Jun 1896, at her home in Dry Ridge.  She was the daughter of  George Farringer/ Foeringer, Jr. and Maria Magdalena Schreckengost of Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, PA. 

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