Shaver, John E., was born on the farm where he now resides, February 10, 1846. He is a son of David and Eveline
Shaver, who had two children living, John and Augusta. Five children are deceased: Emma, Emerson, James Harry,
Amelia France, and Mary M. David was a son of Peter and Elizabeth, who were of the early settlers of the town.
Their children were Magdelan, Eva, Eliza, Frederick, Jonathan, David H., Peter James, Christina, and Catherine.
David H. followed farming, and was active in school, church, town, and county affairs. John E. in his early life
attended school and helped his father on the farm. December 17, 1873, he married Addie P., daughter of Theron P.
King, by whom he had two children, Belva May, and Chester J., deceased. John E. is public spirited, and is interested
in all worthy enterprises, such as schools, churches, etc. also in town and county affairs.
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897
Rensselaer County, NY
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