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    John G. Schafer, minister, Piqua; born in Maryland; is a son of George Schaefer deceased. J. G. was raised upon a farm, and when 19 years of age went to attend the Capitol University at Columbus, to prepare for the ministry; he received a thorough course and mastered all the principal languages except Hebrew. Immediately after he received his degree, he was ordained minister of the Lutheran Church, and has always been engaged in the cause. He has had charge of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, near Webster, for the last twenty years. He married Miss Elizabeth Shick, of Logan Co., Ohio. They had six children; Mary C., living in Toledo, Ohio; H. N., living in Shelby Co.; John W., Martin L., Matilda and Maria L.

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