Matilda Helen Miller1,2

F, (25 September 1874 - 11 November 1960)
     Matilda Helen Miller was born on 25 September 1874 at Carroll, Greene Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania.3,1 She was the daughter of David Miller Jr. and Sarah Barner. Matilda Helen Miller married, at age 21, Frederick Sholder, age 23, son of Charles Emanuel Sholder and Mary Anna Kinley, on Tuesday, 14 January 1896 at Presbyterian Parsonage, Newberry, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, by the Reverend Edward P. Morse.3,1,2 Matilda Helen Miller died on 11 November 1960 at Williamsport Hospital, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 86 years, 1 month and 17 days. She died on Armistance Day of 1960.3,1 She was buried on 15 November 1960 in the Buchanan Baptist Church Cemetery, located in Old Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.4,1
     She appears in snapshot circa 1918. This was taken at the home of Fred and Matilida Sholder. She appears in four generation family snapshot circa 1947.

Children of Matilda Helen Miller and Frederick Sholder

Last Edited=18 Mar 2010


  1. [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.
  2. [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.
  3. [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).
  4. [S5] Newspaper clipping from Williamsport Newspaper. (n.p.:, unknown publish date), Lena G. Bower.