Nicholas James Shafty

Male 1879 - 1965  (85 years)

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  • Name Nicholas James Shafty 
    Born 24 Sep 1879 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jan 1965 
    Age 85 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Nicholas Chaufty,   b. 7 Feb 1819, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Grandfather) 
    Elizabeth E. Reed,   b. Jan 1846,   d. 15 Oct 1928  (Age ~ 82 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I73807  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors George Nicholas Shafty,   b. 19 Apr 1843,   d. 22 Oct 1915  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth E. Reed,   b. Jan 1846,   d. 15 Oct 1928  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F29526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Josephine Dunbar,   b. 1 Feb 1881, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1955  (Age 74 years) 
    Married: 1x1. Emma Blanche Shafty,   b. 4 Jan 1905,   d. 22 Feb 1992  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F27319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Watertown Daily Times
      Watertown, N.Y., Thursday, Feb 18, 1965
      Nicholas J. Shafty, 85, Stricken with Heart Attack--Rites Sunday.
      Deer River, Feb. 18--Nicholas J. Shafty, 85, a retired Deer River farmer, died of a heart attack in the emergency room of the Lewis County General hospital, Lowville, this morning at 9:45.
      The funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Deer River Congregational church. Burial will be in Deer River cemetery.
      Friends may call at the family home Friday and Saturday.
      Surviving Mr. Shafty are his wife, Mrs. Emma Houghton Schantz Shafty, a daughter, Mrs. John (Emma) Zecher, Denmark; a sister, Mrs. Nelson Hastings, Carthage. Three grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
      Mr. Shafty was born in the town of Boylston, Sept. 24, 1879, a son of the late George and Elizabeth Reed Shafty. He moved to Great Bend in 1901 and the following year moved to Denmark where he operated a farm until his retirement in 1946, when he moved to Deer River.
      He married Miss Josephine Dunbar, Nov. 6, 1901, in Boylston. She died Feb. 17, 1955. On March 24, 1959, he married Mrs. Emma Houghton Schantz at her Denmark home.
      Mr. Shafty was a member of the Deer River Congregational church, a past master of Denmark Grange 535 and a past officer of the G. L. F.