Searching for Elijah SHAFFER and descendants. Elijah was born in Pennsylvania between 1808 and 1810. He and his family are recorded in the U.S. 1850 Ohio Census, Lucus County, and in the 1860 Indiana Census, Owen County, Morgan Twp. His wife was Rhoda MILLER, born Ohio between 1815 and 1818. The couple were married in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, 10 May 1837. Children, all living in Owen County, Indiana in 1860: Martha Jane SHAFFER, born abt 1838; Mary Ann SHAFFER (wife of William Henry Huber), born about 1839; Matilda L. SHAFFER, born 1839, died 20 Feb 1888; Matilda L. SHAFFER, born about 1842; John A. SHAFFER, born 1850; Thomas J.C. SHAFFER, born about 1852; Malissa SHAFFER, born about 1855; Sarah A. SHAFFER, born about 1858.