Mary Oberholtzer Nolt

Female31 January 1916–24 February 1999

Brief Life History of Mary Oberholtzer

When Mary Oberholtzer Nolt was born on 31 January 1916, in Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Mahlon Hoover Nolt, was 29 and her mother, Nettie Mae Oberholtzer, was 27. She married Weaver Sauder Shirk on 16 December 1937, in New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 24 February 1999, in New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in West Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Weaver Sauder Shirk
Mary Oberholtzer Nolt
Marriage: 16 December 1937
Edwin Nolt Shirk
Mahlom Nolt Shirk
John Nolt Shirk
Edna Nolt Shirk
Esther Nolt Shirk

Sources (5)

  • Mary Sherk in household of Weaver S Sherk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Oberholtzer Nolt Shirk, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary O Nolt Shirk in entry for Weaver S Shirk, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1937New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1917 · Joining the First World War

    Age 1

    Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.


    Age 25

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Phares.

    Altered form of German Nolte .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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