LUDWIG SHAEFFER, a native of Germany, was born January 29, 1814. Came to America in 1832; came to Lucas County in 1853, and settled in Swanton Township. In 1842 he married Mary Brown. They have ten children, all living. Mr. Shaffer is a farmer.
Source: Clark Waggoner, ed., History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio Illustrated (New York: Munsell & Company, Publishers, 1888), p. 15.