Shoaff, David, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church. South, was born in Juniata County, Pa., July 17, 1823, . and was converted Aug. 23, 1844. In March, 1848, he was admitted on trial into the Baltimore Conference. At the division of the Baltimore Conference in 1857, he became a member of the East Baltimore Conference. In 1866 he severed his connection with the Methodist Episcopal Church, and united with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South in which he continued to labor until his death, May 26, 1871. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Ch., South, 1872, p. 648.