Charles Sholder

1888–1975 (Age 87)
Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Sholder was born in 1888, in Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Sholder, was 42 and his mother, Caroline Berry, was 33. He married Ida A Lorson about 1910, in Lycoming Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1975, at the age of 87, and was buried in Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Sholder
1888–1975
Ida A Lorson
1889–1962
Marriage: about 1910
Evelyn C, Sholder
1912–
Ruth Gladys Sholder
1915–2000
Harold D Sholder
1918–1920
Charles Junior Sholder
1922–1971
Larue Sholder
1925–1985

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1910
Lycoming Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Sholder

    Male1846–1931Male

    Caroline Berry

    Female1855–1935Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 17

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name for someone who lived by an elder tree, Middle High German holder, or from a house named for its sign of an elder tree. In same areas, for example Alsace, the elder tree was believed to be the protector of a house.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Holder ‘elder tree’.3 English (chiefly western counties): occupational name for a tender of animals, from an agent derivative of Middle English hold(en) ‘to guard or keep’ (Old English h(e)aldan). It is possible that this word was also used in the wider sense of a holder of land within the feudal system. Compare Helder .

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

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