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The Schaffer-Crawley Bible was found at a garage sale in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio
and was transcribed by Vivian Combs Moon January 12, 2006

 MARRIAGES

Benjamin W. Schaffer & Isabella S. Crawley
Married Sept. 4, 1870

Clifford S. Dryden & Ida M. Schaffer
Married August 13, 1895

BIRTHS

Benjamin W. Schaffer  Aug. 7, 1848
Isabella S. Schaffer  May 25, 1851
Charles O. Schaffer  Oct. 11, 1871
Arnold A. Schaffer  Jan. 1, 1876
Ida M. Schaffer  Nov. 3, 1877
Harry Schaffer  Oct. 19, 1879
Nina Dryden  Feb. 23, 1986

DEATHS

Albert G. Crawley  Born Jan 25, 1815  Died Apr. 1, 1896
Martha Crawley  Born Nov. 22, 1824  Died May 7, 1880
Ida M. Dryden  July 23, 1896
Nina Dryden  Mar. 16, 1896

The following research by Vivian Combs Moon  1-12-2006

1900 Census Ohio, Butler Co. Lemon Twp. Dist. 19 (72 Main St)
#208/228
Benjamin Shaffor, head, b. Aug. 1848, age 51, m. 30 yrs, OhOhOh, grocer
Elizabeth, wife, b. May 1851, age 49, m. 30 yrs, 4 ch 3 liv., OhPaOh
(Isabella in bible)
Charles O., son, b. Oct. 1871, age 28, single, OhOhOh, salesman, grocery
Arnold E., son, b. Jan. 1875, age 25, OhOhOh, salesman, grocery

1910 Census Ohio, Butler Co. Lemon Twp.
#224/239
Arnold Schaffer, head, age 34, m. 2 yrs, OhOhOh, clerk in post office
Bess, wife, age 27, m. 2 yrs, no children, OhOhOh

Ida M. Schaffer DRYDEN and her daughter Nina Dryden are buried in the Middletown
Cemetery, Middletown,
Ohio. See tombstone photo at:
http://rootsweb.com/~ohmidcem/Middletown_Pioneer_Cemetery/MiddCem1.htm

OHIO DEATH RECORDS
MIDDLETOWN, OHIO
DC# 47
Benjamin W. SCHAFFER
died:
March 4, 1912
born:
August 7, 1848 Penn.
widow
buried:
March 6, 1912  Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, Oh. [ Section 9 Lot 302 ]
father: Unknown
mother: Unknown

OHIO DEATH RECORDS
MIDDLETOWN, OHIO
DC# 64
Isabella SCHAFFER
died: May 15, 1904
born: Unknown  Ohio
age: 52
mother: Martha ALLIS
father: A. G. CRAWLEY
buried:
May 17, 1904 Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, Ohio [ Section 9 Lot 34 ]

OHIO DEATH RECORDS
MIDDLETOWN, OHIO
DC# 38
Albert G. CRAWLEY
died:
April 1, 1897
age: 82  born New Jersey
buried: April 4, 1897 Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, Ohio  [ Section 9 Lot 34 ]

In 1880, Albert had remarried.
1880 Ohio - Butler Co. - Middletown, Dist. 21
#449/518
Albert G Crawley, 65, millwright, NY/VT/Mass
Mary A., 48, wife, keep. house, Ind/Del/Del
Nina J., 20, dau, dress making, Oh/NY/OH

1870 Butler Co. Lemon Twp
#924/972
Albert G. Crowley, 56, Jour. Carpenter, Ohio
Bell, 18, keep. house, Oh  (Isabella)
Dora, 16, helps in home, Oh
William, 14, attends school, Oh
Nina, 10, attends school, Oh

This is strange.  The 1860 census shows Albert as H. E. Crowley.  All the other names fit though.
1860 Miegs Co. Oh - Salisbury
#1373/1179
H. E. Crowley, 45, carpenter, NY (his name is different)
Martha, 35, Oh
Sarah E., 14, Oh
Henrietta S., 12, Oh
Isabella S., 09, Oh <<<<<<
Isadora F., 07, Oh
William, 04, Oh
Inlia? (Nina), 4/12, Oh

1850 Hamilton Co. Oh Ward 8
#1034
Albert Crowley, 35, carpenter, NY
Martha, 25, Oh
Elisabeth, 04, Oh  (Sarah E in 1860)
Henrietta, 02, Oh
Julia Slatee?, 19, Ia, (Indiana?)

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