Esther Clara Sholder1,2,3,4

F, (9 November 1895 - 30 April 1981)
     Esther Clara Sholder was born on 9 November 1895 at Newberry, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.2 She was the daughter of Henry L. Sholder and Nettie Rae Fullerton. Esther Clara Sholder married, at age 17, Lewis Franklin Jarrett, age 21, son of Charles Shaner Jarrett and Sarah Elenora Schilling, on Thursday, 3 April 1913 at Newberry, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, by the Reverend J. R. Baker.1,3,4 Esther Clara Sholder died on 30 April 1981 at Albany, Albany County, New York, at age 85 years, 5 months and 21 days.2 She was buried in the Menands Cemetery, located in Albany County, New York.
     She appears in family group photograph circa 1939.5 She was widowed at age 71 by the death of Lewis on 21 February 1967.6

Children of Esther Clara Sholder and Lewis Franklin Jarrett

Last Edited=19 Mar 2010


  1. [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.
  2. [S151] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, January 2004 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. ESTHER JARRETT, birth listed as 17 Nov 1895, died listed as Apr 1981, issued in the State of New York. Last residence Albany, Albany, NY, last benefit Albany, Albany, NY. Accessed 5 Mar 2004.
  3. [S1992] "Kenneth W. Jarrett obituary," The Times Union (Albany, New York), 26 March 1999, p. B10; NewsBank subscription database (, America's Obituaries & Death Notices by NewsBank, Record No. 0326990119. Accessed 17 March 2010.
  4. [S1991] "Lewis F. Jarrett, Jr. obituary," The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania), 27 May 2004, p. B9; NewsBank subscription database (, America's Obituaries & Death Notices by NewsBank, Record No. 7705989257. Accessed 17 March 2010.
  5. [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).
  6. [S151] SSDI, RootsWeb online. (LEWIS JARRETT, birth listed as 31 Mar 1892, died listed as Feb 1967, issued in the State of New York. Last residence Florida, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 5 Mar 2004.).
  7. [S925] Brenda Diana, McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, USA [e-address for private use,] to Kevin L. Sholder, e-mail, 13 September 2006, "Genealogy; Jarrett," Sholder Research Files; privately held by Kevin Leonard Sholder, [(e-address) & street address for private use),] Dayton, Ohio, USA.