Charles Z. Shaffer

13 May 1843–29 August 1904

Charles Zephaniah Shaffer was born in Pennsylvania on 1 May 1842. He was a volunteer in the Civil War and moved to Grantsville, Utah Territory, in 1893. On 1 January 1895, he married Ellen P. Barrus. Shaffer worked as a carpenter and died in Grantsville on 29 August 1904.[1]

  1. [1] “Charles Zephaniah Shaffer,” FamilySearch (Person ID: LLST-K82), accessed 23 Oct. 2020,; “Funeral of C. Z. Shaffer,” Deseret Evening News (Salt Lake City), 6 Sept. 1904, 9; Charles Shaffer and Ellen Barrus, marriage license, 1 Jan. 1895, “Utah, Tooele County Records, 1855–1956,” database with images, FamilySearch,; Chas Z. Shaffer, “United States Census, 1900,” database with images, FamilySearch,