Family of James Howell RAINEY (10) & Martha BURCH
On 2 Oct 1895 when Mary Hortense was 21, she married Edgar Amos SCHAFER, in Camden, Ouachita County, Arkansas. Born on 29 Sep 1872 in Carrollton, Illinois. At the age of 38, Edgar Amos died in Camden, Ouachita County, Arkansas on 10 Jul 1911.
Edgar Schafer came to Camden, Arkansas about 1893. He was in the lumber business and was also a Mason.
Obituary: Obituary from "The Carrollton Patriot", 20 July 1911.
Edgar Amos Schafer, oldest son of Mrs. Ella L. Schafer of St. Louis and brother of the Roy Schafer of Carrollton, died Monday of last week at Camden, Arkansas. He was engaged in the lumber business. He was born Sep 29, 1872, 1 mile west of Carrollton. He was married at Camden Oct 2 1895 to Miss May Rainey, who survives him together with four children.
They had the following children:
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