The Augusta Cemetery Family Trees

Simon ShecklerAge: 43 years17941837

Name
Simon Sheckler
Given names
Simon
Surname
Sheckler
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Birth February 28, 1794

Military
War of 1812
1814 (Age 19 years)

Publication: SHECKLER (SCHACKLER) Compiled & Edited by Joyce Sheckler Heiss 1988 - Published by Closson Press, Apollo, PA
Citation details: Page 409
Text:
Microfilm Library, National Archives, Washington, DC Microfilms of some military records [124b] #10483, War of 1812, 1st Reg't (Weirick's), PA Militia, Simon Sheckler. 1) Marriage record: Affidavit of Miss Matilda Fries, Union Co., PA, 8 Aug 1878. States that her father, Rev. J. H. Fries (decd mnister, German Reformed Church, Mifflinburgh, Union Co., PA) recorded the marriage of Simon Sheckler and Lydia Frantz, 19 Dec 1815. 2) Widow's Brief: Lydia Sheckler, wid/o Simon Sheckler, pvt; Augusta, Carroll Co., OH; filed 29 Apr 1878; evidence of service: "Simon Sheckler served in Capt. Jno Bergstresser's Co Pa Mil from 24 Sep to 15 Dec 1814." Length of service: 83 days; Warrant for Bounty Land claim 89,983-40-50 issued. 3) Claim of Widow for Service Pension, 18 Apr 1878. Lydia Ann Sheckler, 83y, Carroll Co., OH; wid/o Simon Sheckler (honorably discharged); Full description of her husband at time of enlistment: age: 22; farmer; 5 ft. 10 in.; 170 lb.; md. Union Co., PA (only marriage for both); d. 15 Nov 1827, East Twp., Carroll Co., OH; Land Warrants: two(2), one sold to John Manfull; one sold to Edmund Preston. 4) Affidavit: J. B. Roach, physician: She has at no time resided more than 3 miles from the village of Augusta during that time (30y) except about a year when she resided in an adjacent town with a daughter. Her descendants are numerous and respected. "Since I have been her family physician her health has been feeble, and she is now in poor health and weak in mind. Her age is about 85 years." 5) Affidavit: James Holder, Attorney: "By some mistake the word Ann was inserted in her application... Her real name appears to be Lydia ONLY." She is very old, infirm & of very feeble mind. A few weeks ago she fell and dislocated her hip and has suffered much pain since that time. 6) Pensioner Dropped, 1 Feb 1883. Lydia Sheckler, wid/o Simon & a pensioner, Certificate #10483, last paid ($8) to Sep 4, 1882, has been dropped; d. 24 Nov 1882.
Publication: SHECKLER (SCHACKLER) Compiled & Edited by Joyce Sheckler Heiss 1988 - Published by Closson Press, Apollo, PA
Citation details: Page 409
Text:
Linn, John Blair. Annals of Buffalo Valley, Pennsylvania, 1755-1855. Harrisburg: 1877. [114] pp. 421-427. "Battle of Chippewa" lists Simon Sheckler, pvt, War of 1812, camp at Ft. Erie, W. Canada, on roll of Capt. John Bergstresser's Co., 18 Jul 1814, 77th Regt. PA Militia, Commanded by Lt. Col. George Weirick at Marcus Hook, Nov. 18 1814. 77th Regt Roll - Capt. John Bergstresser: Sgt. Philip Reedy; Pvt. Jonas Sheckler; Pvt. Simon Sheckler.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Sheckler
April 30, 1815 (Age 21 years)
Publication: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Citation details: Page 143
Text:
HESTON, Mary w/o Mahlon Heston; d Jan. 12, 1853; ae 37d 8m 12d.
Note: Birthdate for Mary Shecler Heston was calculated from the above entry.
MarriageLydia FrantzView this family
December 19, 1815 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Jacob Sheckler
November 19, 1818 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Simeon Sheckler
1820 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Daniel Sheckler
1821 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Susan Sheckler
1827 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#6
William K. Sheckler
1827 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#7
George Sheckler
October 8, 1827 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8
Julia A. “Juliana” Sheckler
1828 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Sarah Sheckler
1830 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#10
George Sheckler
December 28, 1833 (Age 39 years)

Publication: SHECKLER (SCHACKLER) Compiled & Edited by Joyce Sheckler Heiss 1988 - Published by Closson Press, Apollo, PA
Citation details: Page 198
Text:
GEORGE (2) - s/o Lydia FRANTZ & Simon SHECKLER b. c.28 Dec 1833; d. 10 Mar 1835 (1y 2m 13d); bur. Augusta Cem., Carroll Co., OH. <JSH: The gravestone is quite worn and very difficult to read. Carroll Co. Library cem. records list "d. 10 Mar 1835, 10y 13d", but I am using "d. 10 Mar 1835, 1y 2m 13d", as I interpreted the gravestone. Further proof would be appreciated.>
Death of a sonGeorge Sheckler
March 10, 1835 (Age 41 years)

Publication: SHECKLER (SCHACKLER) Compiled & Edited by Joyce Sheckler Heiss 1988 - Published by Closson Press, Apollo, PA
Citation details: Page 198
Death of a sonGeorge Sheckler
October 10, 1837 (Age 43 years)
Publication: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Citation details: pg 14
Text:
Augusta Cemetery
Death November 16, 1837 (Age 43 years)

Burial 1837 (Age 42 years)
Citation details: CARROLL COUNTY OHIO CEMETERIES, VOL I, Page 14
Text:
SHECKLER (tall monument) Sybil Francis w/o Simon 87 yr (N side) (chalked) Simon; d. Nov 16 ,1837; ae 43y 8m 17d George s/o S. & L. Sheckler; d. Oct. 10, 1837; ae 10y 20d
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Marriage: December 19, 1815German Reformed Church, Mifflinburg, Union Co, PA
-8 months
daughter
4 years
son
2 years
son
2 years
son
7 years
daughter
1 year
son
9 months
son
George Sheckler
Birth: October 8, 1827 33 33Carroll Co, Oh
Death: October 10, 1837Carroll Co, Oh
15 months
daughter
Julia A. “Juliana” Sheckler
Birth: 1828 33 34Ohio
Death: February 24, 1891Carroll County Infirmary, Washington Tp, Carroll Co, Oh
3 years
daughter

MilitarySHECKLER (SHACKLER)
Publication: SHECKLER (SCHACKLER) Compiled & Edited by Joyce Sheckler Heiss 1988 - Published by Closson Press, Apollo, PA
Citation details: Page 409
Text:
Microfilm Library, National Archives, Washington, DC Microfilms of some military records [124b] #10483, War of 1812, 1st Reg't (Weirick's), PA Militia, Simon Sheckler. 1) Marriage record: Affidavit of Miss Matilda Fries, Union Co., PA, 8 Aug 1878. States that her father, Rev. J. H. Fries (decd mnister, German Reformed Church, Mifflinburgh, Union Co., PA) recorded the marriage of Simon Sheckler and Lydia Frantz, 19 Dec 1815. 2) Widow's Brief: Lydia Sheckler, wid/o Simon Sheckler, pvt; Augusta, Carroll Co., OH; filed 29 Apr 1878; evidence of service: "Simon Sheckler served in Capt. Jno Bergstresser's Co Pa Mil from 24 Sep to 15 Dec 1814." Length of service: 83 days; Warrant for Bounty Land claim 89,983-40-50 issued. 3) Claim of Widow for Service Pension, 18 Apr 1878. Lydia Ann Sheckler, 83y, Carroll Co., OH; wid/o Simon Sheckler (honorably discharged); Full description of her husband at time of enlistment: age: 22; farmer; 5 ft. 10 in.; 170 lb.; md. Union Co., PA (only marriage for both); d. 15 Nov 1827, East Twp., Carroll Co., OH; Land Warrants: two(2), one sold to John Manfull; one sold to Edmund Preston. 4) Affidavit: J. B. Roach, physician: She has at no time resided more than 3 miles from the village of Augusta during that time (30y) except about a year when she resided in an adjacent town with a daughter. Her descendants are numerous and respected. "Since I have been her family physician her health has been feeble, and she is now in poor health and weak in mind. Her age is about 85 years." 5) Affidavit: James Holder, Attorney: "By some mistake the word Ann was inserted in her application... Her real name appears to be Lydia ONLY." She is very old, infirm & of very feeble mind. A few weeks ago she fell and dislocated her hip and has suffered much pain since that time. 6) Pensioner Dropped, 1 Feb 1883. Lydia Sheckler, wid/o Simon & a pensioner, Certificate #10483, last paid ($8) to Sep 4, 1882, has been dropped; d. 24 Nov 1882.
MilitarySHECKLER (SHACKLER)
Publication: SHECKLER (SCHACKLER) Compiled & Edited by Joyce Sheckler Heiss 1988 - Published by Closson Press, Apollo, PA
Citation details: Page 409
Text:
Linn, John Blair. Annals of Buffalo Valley, Pennsylvania, 1755-1855. Harrisburg: 1877. [114] pp. 421-427. "Battle of Chippewa" lists Simon Sheckler, pvt, War of 1812, camp at Ft. Erie, W. Canada, on roll of Capt. John Bergstresser's Co., 18 Jul 1814, 77th Regt. PA Militia, Commanded by Lt. Col. George Weirick at Marcus Hook, Nov. 18 1814. 77th Regt Roll - Capt. John Bergstresser: Sgt. Philip Reedy; Pvt. Jonas Sheckler; Pvt. Simon Sheckler.
BurialTombstone - Augusta Cemetery
Citation details: CARROLL COUNTY OHIO CEMETERIES, VOL I, Page 14
Text:
SHECKLER (tall monument) Sybil Francis w/o Simon 87 yr (N side) (chalked) Simon; d. Nov 16 ,1837; ae 43y 8m 17d George s/o S. & L. Sheckler; d. Oct. 10, 1837; ae 10y 20d
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