Shaver, Homer, was born in Orleans county, June 5, 1837, and moved to Michigan with his parents, when quite young, where he remained until 1849, and then returned to Olcott, where he attended the common schools. March 10, 1869, he married Arminda L. Smith (born November 19, 1846), and they have five children: Franklin G., born June 24, 1870; Edith E., born April 7, 1873; George W., born December 5, 1875; Lida M., born August 23, 1879, and I. Belle, born May 6, 1885. Mr. Shaver is vice-president of the Pioneers' Association of Newfane. He has twenty acres of peach and pear orchard, twenty-five apple and one hundred plum trees; he is one of the substantial farmers and fruit growers of Niagara county, and has met with good success.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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