Christian August Scholderer1,2,3,4

M, (18 November 1807 - 2 March 1874)
     Christian August Scholderer was born on 18 November 1807 at Degerloch, Oberamt Stuttgart, Neckarkreis, Württemberg.5,2,3,4 He was the son of Johann Jacob Scholderer and Christina Margareta Kaiser.4 Christian August Scholderer was baptized, at age 2 days, on Friday, 20 November 1807. He married, at age 23, Anna Margareta Lutscher, age 21, daughter of Jacob Frederich Lutscher and Katharina Barbara Reiser, in February 1831 at Degerloch, Oberamt Stuttgart, Neckarkreis, Württemberg.3,6,7,4 Christian August Scholderer died on 2 March 1874 at Sholder Farm, Old Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 66 years, 3 months and 12 days.2 He was buried in lot 520C West, in the Wildwood Cemetery, located in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.2
     Christian August's surname has also been spelled as Sholder.2,3

Christian August Scholderer at age 32 was listed as the head of a family in the Sixth Census for the United States of America enumerated on 1 June 1840 Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. He is listed as "C. A. Shoulder." The record shows 4 in the household being employed in the manufactures and trade category. Based on ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household: , Samuel Sholder and Charles Emanuel Sholder, as free white males between the age of newborn and under 5 years, Christian Sholder a free white male between the age of 5 and under 10 years, Johann Jacob Sigmund a free white male between the age of 60 and under 70 years, Elizabeth B. Sholder a free white female between the age of 5 and under 10 years, Anna Margareta Lutscher a free white female between the age of 30 and under 40 years, Christina Margareta Kaiser a free white female between the age of 60 and under 70 years. Since Christian traveled to America with his wife, mother and step-father, it is presumed that they are a part of his household.8

Christian August Scholderer was enumerated on 19 September 1850 as the head of household in the Seventh Census for the United States of America, Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, as "Christian Sholder," a farmer age 43 being born in Germany; his real estate was valued at $800, the equivalent of $17,400 in the year 2000. Anna Margareta Lutscher also lived in the same household, as "Margaret Sholder" age 42 being born in Germany as did Elizabeth B. Sholder, age 17 born in Pennsylvania, Christian Sholder, age 15 born in Pennsylvania, Samuel Sholder, age 13 born in Pennsylvania, Charles Emanuel Sholder, as "Emanuel" age 11 born in Pennsylvania, Charlotte Sholder, age 9 born in Pennsylvania, Benjamin Sholder, age 6 born in Pennsylvania, Daniel Sholder, age 4 born in Pennsylvania, John Sholder, age 1 born in Pennsylvania, Christina Margareta Kaiser, as "Christina M. Sholder" age 76 born in Germany and Katharina Barbara Reiser, as "Catharina B. Lutcher" age 80 born in Germany.9

Christian August Scholderer was listed as the head of household in the Eighth Census for the United States of America, enumerated on 30 July 1860 in the State of Pennsylvania, Lycoming County, Old Lycoming Township as "Chris Shoulder," a white male age 51 with an occupation of a farmer, being born in Germany and able to write; his real estate was valued at $1200, the equivalent of $24,500 in the year 2000 and his personal property was valued at $600, the equivalent of $12,240 in the year 2000. We find Anna Margareta Lutscher resided in the same household, as "Margt Shoulder" age 51 being born in Germany; as did Samuel Sholder, as "Samul" age 21 born in Pennsylvania; Benjamin Sholder, age 16 born in Pennsylvania; Daniel Sholder, age 15 born in Pennsylvania; John Sholder, age 12 born in Pennsylvania; Caroline M. Sholder, age 8 born in Pennsylvania; John Ross, age 4_ [41] born in Germany; and Katharina Barbara Reiser, as "Cathie B. Sulcher" age 90 born in Germany.10
Last Edited=18 Mar 2010

Children of Christian August Scholderer and Anna Margareta Lutscher

Citations

  1. [S526] Christian Sholder household, 1850 U.S. Census (Population Schedule) Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Lycoming Township, page 270 stamped, page 535 written, dwelling 1204, lines 19 through 30. Digital image of the microfilm publication series: M432; roll: 795 from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. (Images online; Ann Arbor, Michigan: ProQuest Information and Learning Company) http://www.heritagequestonline.com/, subscription database, accessed 23 October 2004. This entry shows his name as Christian Sholder.
  2. [S632] Wildwood Cemetery (Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania), Christian A. Sholder marker, lot 520C West; photographed by Kevin L. Sholder, March 2002.
  3. [S14] John F Meginness, History of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania (Baltimore, Maryland: prepared by Lycoming Historical Society; Gateway Press, Inc., 1990 reprint of 1892 original), p. 1135.
  4. [S1012] Erika Lanz, Stuttgart, Germany [e-address for private use,] to Kevin L. Sholder, e-mail, 7 December 2006, "Stefan - Carl Maximlian - Christian Gottfroed Scholderer," Sholder Research Files; privately held by Kevin Leonard Sholder, [(e-address) & street address for private use),] Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  5. [S526] Christian Sholder household, 1850 U.S. Census (Population Schedule) Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Lycoming Township, page 270 stamped, page 535 written, dwelling 1204, lines 19 through 30. Online http://www.heritagequestonline.com/, accessed 23 October 2004. This entry shows Christian Sholder age 43 making his year of birth circa 1806.
  6. [S639] Chris Shoulder household, 1860 U.S. Census (Population Schedule) Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Old Lycoming Township, New Berry post office, page 620 stamped, page 154 written, dwelling 1018, lines 19 through 27. Digital image of the microfilm publication series: M653; roll: 1137 from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. (Images online; Ann Arbor, Michigan: ProQuest Information and Learning Company) http://www.heritagequestonline.com/, subscription database, accessed 22 October 2004.
  7. [S177] Anna M. Sholder tombstone, lot 520C West, Wildwood Cemetery, 1151 Cemetery Street, Williamsport, Pennsylvania; photographed by Kevin Sholder, in March 2002. An upright tombstone marker most likely made of lime or sandstone and in poor shape. It shows Anna M. wife of Christian A. Sholder died Sept 10, 1884. Aged 74 Yrs 11 Mo & 20 Days.
  8. [S525] C. A. Shoulder household, 1840 U.S. Census (Population Schedule) Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Lycoming Township, page 91, line 2. Digital image of the microfilm publication series: M704; roll: 473 from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. (Images online; Ann Arbor, Michigan: ProQuest Information and Learning Company) http://www.heritagequestonline.com/, subscription database, accessed 23 October 2004. This entry shows 2 males under 5 years; 1 male, 5 and under 10 years; 1 male, 30 and 40 years; 1 male, 60 and under 70 years and 1 female, 5 and under 10 years; 1 female, 30 and under 40 years; 1 female, 60 and under 70 years. Of these, there are 4 listed in the household that are employed in manufactures and trade.
  9. [S526] Christian Sholder household, 1850 U.S. Census (Population Schedule) Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Lycoming Township, page 270 stamped, page 535 written, dwelling 1204, lines 19 through 30. Online http://www.heritagequestonline.com/, accessed 23 October 2004. This entry shows Christian Sholder age 43, Margaret Sholder age 42, Elizabeth Sholder age 17, Christian Sholder age 15, Samuel Sholder age 13, Emanuel Sholder age 11, Charlotte Sholder age 9, Benjamin Sholder age 6, Daniel Sholder age 4, John Sholder age 1, Christina M. Sholder age 76, Catharina B. Lutcher age 80.
  10. [S639] Chris Shoulder household, 1860 U.S. Census (Population Schedule) Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Old Lycoming Township, page 620 stamped, page 154 written, dwelling 1018, lines 19 through 27. Online http://www.heritagequestonline.com/, accessed 22 October 2004. This entry shows Chris Shoulder age 51, Marget Shoulder age 50, Samuel Shoulder age 21, Benjamin Shoulder age 16, Daniel Shoulder age 15, John Shoulder age 12, Caroline Shoulder age 8, John Ross age 4_ [41], Cathie B. Sulcher age 90.