Those who have been researching the name Schafbuch, know how difficult it can be when we find the name spelled in so many variety of ways.
The main variations in spellings that I have encountered so far are: Schafbuch, Schaefbuch, Schefbuch, Schaffbuch, Schaeffbuch, Scheffbuch, and Schafbuck
While researching my SCHAFBUCH family line, and finding those 'lost' family members, I have been countinuosly encountering other members of our family who are also researching our family's geneaology. Without their immense help, the information presented on this site would not be possible.
I currently find myself in continuous communication with 10-20 people a week
researching their family history. The time spent on this research project has proved to
be very rewarding, even if just for the number of family members that I have been in contact with alone. To be able to start grasping the size and scope of one's family ties, to learn
of the contributions ones family has made, to family, to society, even to history, gives one a sense of pride. To learn that yes, though we each may be one small cog in the wheel, the wheel we are a part of, is far larger than we ever imagined. I believe this allows each of us to
view our ancestry, with a sense of awe and pride. And gives us more purpose, on which to improve
out lives, and our future.
Our ancestors did it for us, now it is our turn.
Byron Schafbuch - May, 2004
That being said, I have to warn you, though a lot of information is presented here, this site is just work-in-progress and will be under construction and improvement for as long as I am able to, and the contents and means of presentation will change and upgrade now and then as continuous additions of information and improvements are made.
Click Here for List of Acknowledgments and Assistance:
This link is provided to view the list of the many people who have contributed to this site.
Without their help, and the information that they have selflessly provided, and shared with
others, we would not have be able to have such a concentration of information.
As everyone always has some knowledge of their family history, few of us know very much about
it as a whole. But by passing on what we are able to gather together, and to share with
others trying to extend their research, are we then, as a whole, able to fully explore the distant reaches of our ancestry. To learn of their lives,
their family, their travels, their losses. To know from whence we came, to where others are
going, lets us contemplate our future.
To the continuous pursuit of this knowledge, I heartfully thank the many people, for
their assistance in searching our past, for their boundless assistance and selfless contributions.