John Sholder1

M, (29 May 1849 - 1913)
     John Sholder was born on 29 May 1849 at farm of Christian (Scholderer) Sholder, Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.2 He was the son of Christian August Scholderer and Anna Margareta Lutscher.3,1 John Sholder married, at age 34, Hannah J. Berry, age 22, daughter of Peter Berry and Elizabeth Kinley, on Thursday, 27 March 1884 at Home of Peter Berry, Newberry, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, by the Reverend J. M. King.2 John Sholder died in 1913 at age 63 years.
     He appears in family photograph on 24 August 1912 Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. This was taken as a part of a family reunion in which this photograph appeared in the Sunday Grit on 1 September 1912.

Children of John Sholder and Hannah J. Berry

Last Edited=4 Feb 2020


  1. [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.
  2. [S14] John F Meginness, History of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, p. 1136.
  3. [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), subscription database, accessed 22 October 2004.
  4. [S42] Family records from Floyd Bixler Sholder Family Bible, Floyd Bixler Sholder (1906-1976) Family Bible original owned in 1992 by Helen Elizabeth (Shaffer) Sholder, (Williamsport, Pennsylvania). This family Bible belonged to Floyd Bixler Sholder of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania and passed to his wife Helen Elizabeth (Shaffer) Sholder. The information from the Bible was recorded on 6 September 1992.