Willard H. Sholder1,2

M, (31 May 1864 - 10 February 1954)
     Willard H. Sholder was born on 31 May 1864.3 He was the son of Charles Emanuel Sholder and Mary Anna Kinley.1 Willard H. Sholder has also been reported to have been born 31 May 1865. He first married, at age 22, Hanna Mary Mallenkopf, age 18, daughter of Jacob Franklin Mallenkopf and Catherine Kauffmann, on Thursday, 23 December 1886.4 Willard H. Sholder married a second time, at age 26, Anna Mary Roth, age 22, daughter of Reuben Roth and Ellen [—?—], on Thursday, 1 January 1891 at Newberry Parsonage, Newberry, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, by the Reverend James W. Boal.4,2 Willard H. Sholder died on 10 February 1954 at Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 89 years, 8 months and 7 days.5 He was buried on 13 February 1954 in lot 1259, in the Wildwood Cemetery, located in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
     Willard H. Sholder was also known as Williard. Willard H.'s surname has also been spelled as Shalder. He appears in of grandfather and grandsons circa 1920. Pictured are Willard Kahler left, grandfather Willard Sholder and Albert Kahler. He became a widower at the age of 62 with the death of Anna on 3 September 1926.

Child of Willard H. Sholder and Hanna Mary Mallenkopf

Children of Willard H. Sholder and Anna Mary Roth

Last Edited=29 Dec 2019


  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. [S1215] Mrs. Mabel V. Kahler obituary, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 22 December 1969, p. 14. James V. Brown Library, Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
  3. [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.
  4. [S1017] Interview with Kathleen (Kahler) Creveling (348 East 2nd Avenue, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701, USA; (570) 322-1835), by Kevin L. Sholder, 16 January 2007. Transcript held in 2007 by Kevin Leonard Sholder (48 Esquire Avenue, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio).
  5. [S5] Newspaper clipping from Williamsport Newspaper. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Lena G. Bower.