The census taker recorded aht Oscar was born in Canada, his father was born in Canada, and his mother was born in England.
It appears Ancestry.com transcribers copied it as Shaff and the census taker wrote Shoff, which isn't your spelling, either.
Census > U.S. Census > 1880 United States Federal Census > Michigan > Tuscola > Tuscola > District 411
1880 United States Federal Census
about Bertha E. Shaff
Name: Bertha E. Shaff
Home in 1880: Tuscola, Tuscola, Michigan
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874
Relation to Head of Household: Daughter
Father's Name: Osar F.
Father's birthplace: Canada
Mother's Name: Ida A.
Mother's birthplace: Michigan
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Marital Status: Single
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Household Members: Name Age
Osar F. Shaff 32 Physician Canada Canada England
Ida A. Shaff 25 MI VT VT
Bertha E. Shaff 6 MI Canada MI
Alnina Richardson 60
Charles Forest 33
John Q. Adams 19
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