Harold Shafer1

#8727, b. 12 October 1905
Father*John Averil Shafer1 b. 11 May 1858, d. 22 Sep 1921
Mother*Cynthia Ellen Parks1 b. 12 Dec 1875, d. 10 Dec 1938
     Harold Shafer was born on 12 October 1905 Wymer, Oregon. BIRLS noted enlisted 2 Feb 1925, released 25 Sep 1927.1,2,3 He was the son of John Averil Shafer and Cynthia Ellen Parks.1 Harold Shafer was born on 20 October 1976 Kitsap County, Washington.4 He married Beulah Bannsford 22 June 1929 Colville, Washington.3
     In the 1930 census of Opportunity, Spokane County, WA, Harold B, 24, is head of household with wife Beulah, and siblings Myra C, 14, George H, 16, and Arthur L, 10.

What happened to John Averil Shafer (no dod) and Cynthia Ellen, (d 1938.)

Family of Harold and Beulah

Last Edited=6 Jul 2018


  1. [S437] 1910 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Year: 1910; Census Place: Oakland, Douglas, Oregon; Roll: T624_1280; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0089; FHL microfilm: 1375293.
  2. [S395] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Harold Shafer in the U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  3. [S395] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013 for Harold B Shafer.
  4. [S349] Washington Death Index, 1940-1996, online Ancestry.com.