Elmer Sholder1,2

M, (23 February 1868 - 7 August 1957)
     Elmer Sholder was born on 23 February 1868 at Pennsylvania.3,2 He was the son of Charles Emanuel Sholder and Mary Anna Kinley.1 Elmer Sholder married, at age 17, Josephine Bastian, daughter of Samuel Bastian and Josephine [—?—], on Wednesday, 30 September 1885 at Methodist Evangical Parsonage, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. Elmer Sholder died on 7 August 1957 at age 89 years, 5 months and 15 days.2 He was buried in lot 820A, in the Montoursville Cemetery, located in Montoursville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.2

Child of Elmer Sholder and Josephine Bastian

Last Edited=23 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. [S1252] Elmer Sholder tombstone, lot 820A, Montoursville Cemetery, 1401 Broad Street, Montoursville, Pennsylvania; photographed by Kevin L. Sholder, in July 2005. A plaque style tombstone most likely made of granite. It states Elmer Sholder 1868 - 1957.
  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.