Frederick Sholder1,2,3

M, (8 March 1872 - 4 May 1931)
     Frederick Sholder was born on 8 March 1872 at farm of Christian (Scholderer) Sholder, Old Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.4,2 He was the son of Charles Emanuel Sholder and Mary Anna Kinley.1 Frederick Sholder married, at age 23, Matilda Helen Miller, age 21, daughter of David Miller Jr. and Sarah Barner, on Tuesday, 14 January 1896 at Presbyterian Parsonage, Newberry, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, by the Reverend Edward P. Morse.4,2,3 Frederick Sholder died on 4 May 1931 at Old Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 59 years, 1 month and 26 days.4,2 He was buried in the Buchanan Baptist Church Cemetery, located in Old Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.2
     He appears in snapshot circa 1918. This was taken at the home of Fred and Matilida Sholder.

Children of Frederick Sholder and Matilda Helen Miller

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. [S212] Frederick and Matilda H. (Miller) Sholder tombstone, Buchanan Baptist Church Cemetery, 3240 Grimesville Road, 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 Father, Frederick 1872 - 1931 and Mother, Matilda H. 1874 - 1960.
  3. [S1240] Victor P. Sholder obituary, undated clipping from an unidentified newspaper presumably from a local paper in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 19 July 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. [S43] Family records from Frederick Sholder Family Bible, The Pronouncing Edition of the Holy Bible original owned in 2005 by Leonard Paul Sholder, (Lebanon, Ohio).