Title: History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania: including its early settlement and progress to the present time ; a description of its historic and interesting localities ; its cities, towns and villages; religious, educational, social and military history ; mining, manufacturing and commercial interests, improvements, resources, statistics, etc. ; also, biographies of many of its representative citizens Author: Cushing, Thomas, b. 1821
Pg. 586 STEPHAN AFFOLTER, farmer, post office Ross, was born Feb. 28, 1836, in Canton Berne, Switzerland, a son of JOHN and BARBARA (STROWN) AFFOLTER.He came to America when 19 years of age.He has been a successful businessman.He married SUSAN, daughter of JOHN THOMPSON, and four children have blessed their union: SAMUEL, MAGGIE, KATIE and MARY B.MR. and MRS. AFFOLTER are members of the Presbyterian Church; he is a republican.