Henry L. Sholder1,2,3

M, (10 January 1870 - 17 November 1951)
     Henry L. Sholder was born on 10 January 1870.4 He was the son of Christian Sholder and Leah Sechrist.1 Henry L. Sholder married, at age 23, Nettie Rae Fullerton, daughter of Samuel D. Fullerton and Mary Johnson, on Thursday, 27 July 1893 at Oak Grove, Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, by the Reverend L. C. Rutter.5,3 Henry L. Sholder died on 17 November 1951 at age 81 years, 10 months and 7 days. He was buried in the Wildwood Cemetery, located in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
     He appears in family group photograph circa 1939.6

Children of Henry L. Sholder and Nettie Rae Fullerton

Last Edited=18 Mar 2010


  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. [S169] Henry L. Sholder and Nettie R. Fullerton marriage, 27 July 1893, Kevin Leonard Sholder, 48 Esquire Avenue, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. This marriage certificate was given to Kevin L. Sholder by Frederick R. Blackman in October of 2003 following the death of his wife Merle Evadna Sholder. The subjects of this certificate were Merle's grandparents, and it seems to have passed from them to their youngest son Merrill D. Sholder to his daughter Merle Evadna Sholder, shows name as Henry L. Sholder.
  3. [S1244] Mrs. Helen M. Livermore obituary, undated clipping from an unidentified newspaper presumably from a local paper in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, November 1979. The original was given to the author, on 1 June 1999 by Donna [Edler] Sayah. The original newspaper clipping came from Donna's mother Johanna [Weiss] Edler (1915-1999) and was a part of her collection of personal memorabilia that she had collected throughout her lifetime. Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  4. [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).
  5. [S169] Certificate, Henry L. Sholder and Nettie R. Fullerton marriage of 27 July 1893, I, L. C. Rutter hereby certify, that on the Twenty Seventh day of July one thousand eight hundred and ninety three at Oak Grove Old Lycoming Twp Lycoming Co. Pa. Henry L. Sholder and Nettie R. Fullerton were by me united in marriage, in accordance with License issued by the Clerk of the Orphan's Court of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, numbered 4151. Signed L. C. Rutter, Minister of Presbyterian Church.
  6. [S1197] Henry L. Sholder family snapshot, original, inscribed on verso, circa 1939. Handwritten on the back most likely by Margaret (Horn) Bennett is "uncle Henry Sholder / aunt Nettie Sholder," Margaret (Horn) Bennett was the neice of Henry L. Sholder and Nettie Fullerton.

    This photograph was handed down to Joseph Richard Bennett, son of Margaret (Horn) Bennett, Youngstown Ohio. The original was mailed to Kevin L. Sholder in July 2007 by Joseph Richard Bennett. Kevin then scanned it into electronic format. Owned 2007 by Kevin Leonard Sholder (48 Esquire Avenue, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio).