Leah Sechrist1,2

F, (27 March 1837 - 12 October 1900)
     Leah Sechrist was born on 27 March 1837 at Newberry, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.3,4,5 She was the daughter of Michael Sechrist.2 Leah Sechrist married, at age 21, Christian Sholder, age 23, son of Christian August Scholderer and Anna Margareta Lutscher, on Thursday, 28 October 1858 at Old Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.6,2,3 Leah Sechrist died on 12 October 1900 at age 63 years, 6 months and 15 days.7,4 She was buried in the Wildwood Cemetery, located in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.4
Last Edited=2 Nov 2013

Children of Leah Sechrist and Christian Sholder

Citations

  1. [S639] C. Shoulder household, 1860 U.S. Census (Population Schedule) Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Old Lycoming Township, New Berry post office, page 621 stamped, page 155 written, dwelling 1025, lines 19 through 21. 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 11 March 2006. The entry on line 20 shows her name as Leah Shoulder.
  2. [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.
  3. [S38] Letter written to Ida, his daughter on 15 March 1916, on Christian Sholder and Son, letterhead. Original papers in the possession of Margaret Horn Bennett. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  4. [S214] Christian and Leah (Sechrist) Sholder tombstone, Lot #520 C. West, Wildwood Cemetery, 1151 Cemetery Street, Williamsport, Pennsylvania; photographed by Kevin Sholder, in March 2002. An upright memorial tombstone made of granite and in excellent shape. It states surname Sholder, then Christian Sholder Jr. 1835 - 1929 and Leah, his wife 1837 - 1900.
  5. [S639] C. Shoulder household, 1860 U.S. Census (Population Schedule) Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Old Lycoming Township, page 621 stamped, page 155 written, dwelling 1025, lines 19 through 21. Online http://www.heritagequestonline.com/, accessed 11 March 2006. The entry on line 20 shows the age of Leah [Sechrist] Shoulder as 22, making her year of birth circa 1838, being born in Pennsylvania.
  6. [S639] C. Shoulder household, 1860 U.S. Census (Population Schedule) Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Old Lycoming Township, page 621 stamped, page 155 written, dwelling 1025, lines 19 through 21. Online http://www.heritagequestonline.com/, accessed 11 March 2006.
  7. [S30] Bethel (Bottle Run) Presbyterian records dated 1901 - 1945 on micro film kept in the Northen Central Bank in Williamsport safety deposit box by the Bethel Presbyterian Session. Contact person Gail Leidecker, RD 5, Williamsport, PA (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).