Hopefully you have found the information contained on this website both valuable and useful. While most of the "facts" found on this website exist in the public domain, the narratives, tables and charts on this website which assemble these "facts" and are used to interpret those "facts" are my creative work product. Most of the images here are also copyrighted, and may not be republished without consent of the copyright holders.

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You may use any of the material found on these pages for your own personal research. I only ask that you cite these pages as your source. It is critical that you include my name and site URL in your footnoting as a means of contacting me in the future when a question or data conflict arises. The exception would be if you actually view the original sources that are cited here (which few will do), you are passing on second hand information. Please refer to the page on Sources Used. If you find this site and data useful, please repay the favor by adhering to these best practices.

A full footnote of the source for this site would look like:
Kevin L. Sholder, Stepping Stones; Chronicles of the Scholderer Family Lineage - Christian August Scholderer, online http://www.scholderer.org/web_data/p3640.htm (Ohio, United States of America; page last updated 18 March 2010) viewed on 23 March 2019.

Please cite these individual pages as the source if you use any information from them. This site is different from other genealogy websites since the pages have been created using Second Site, each person has their own individual unique page that doesn't change. Whenever I update the website only the family data changes, the page URLs for each individual will always remain the same. So there is never a concern that a person will be lost or moved to a different URL. Check the Changes page located at the top of each page or the "Last Edited" date located towards the bottom of the individual person pages to see when a person was last updated.

Additional information about creating sources for online information can be found at the ProGenealogists site or in what is known as the definitive guide to the citation and analysis of historical sources Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace 3rd Edition Revised by Elizabeth Shown Mills.