Solomon Jonathan Shanholtzer &
Virginia Catharine Wilson

Family Group Report and Census Analysis

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Family Group Report

Husband

Solomon Jonathan Shanholtzer

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 1858 Hampshire, (W)Va  (birth-county from marriage-register)
Marriage 2 Nov 1884 Hampshire, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 20, line 6 ]
Death 9 Nov 1903  
Burial Mountaindale Cemetery, Romney, Hampshire, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Banjamin Fahs Martin Shanholtzer
his Mother Sarah Ann Henderson
Notes about Husband:
Wife

Virginia Catharine Wilson

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 15 Jun 1865 Hampshire, (W)Va  (birth-county from marriage-register)
Death 21 Dec 1929 Hampshire, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #16718 ]
Burial Mountaindale Cemetery, Romney, Hampshire, West Virginia  
her Father Zachariah Wilson
her Mother Rachel Maphis
Notes about Wife: 3 years after her 1st husband's death, Virginia married a 2nd time.
Marriage of Virginia Shanholtzer and David Gibson Hott, on 31 Oct 1906, Hampshire, WV [ marriage-register page 2, bottom row ]
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Bessie Ann Shanholtzer b 24 Feb 1887 Hampshire, WV  [ birth-register page 113, line 28 ] [ sp. dc 1889-1963 ]
m 12 Aor 1911 Hampshire, WV  [ mar-register page 16, 6th from btm ] Chas. Frank Souder
d 3 Feb 1963 Hampshire, WV  [ death-certificate # '63-001736 ] bur: Mountaindale Cem.
2 M Jesse H. Shanholtzer b Jan 1890 Hampshire, WV  
m 17 Jan 1915 (m1) Hampshire, WV  [ mar-register pg 22, 17th record ] Bertha Heare (d.1917)
m 1 Sep 1923 (m2) Hampshire, WV  [ mar-register pg 33, 13th line ] Sally Jane Hartman
d 1974 (death-year on tombstone) bur: Mountaindale Cem.
3 F Bertha Virginia Shanholtzer b 31 Oct 1892 Hampshire, WV  [ birth-register page 143, line 30 ] [ sp. dc 1886-1949 ]
m 20 Jan 1909 Hampshire, WV  [ mar-register page 11, 7th record ] Grover Helbert Hott
d 29 Jan 1963 Hampshire, WV  [ death-certificate # '62-001727 ] bur: Hott's Chapel Cem.
4 F Rose Lee Shanholtzer b 2 Apr 1894 Hampshire, WV  [ birth-register page 161, 7th line ] [ sp. dc 1880-1966 ]
m 30 Jun 1915 Hampshire, WV  [ mar-register page 22, 2nd from btm ] Elihu Frank Bowman
d     bur: Hott's Chapel Cem.
5 F Alberta Shanholtzer
"Bertie"
b 15 Jan 1898 Hampshire, WV (birth-date from death-register) [ sp. dc 1891-1962 ]
m     Griffith Dailey Bowman
d 27 Nov 1968 Weston, Lewis, WV  [ death-register, page 14 ] bur: Hott's Chapel Cem.
6 F Flossie Shanholtzer b abt 1904 Hampshire, WV  
m      
d      
The following child is from Virginia's 2nd marriage with husband David Gibson Hott.
7 M Harley David Wilson Hott b 3 Jan 1909 Hampshire, WV  [ birth-register page 37, 9 from btm ]  
m      
d 5 Dec 1991 (full death-date on tombstone) bur: Hott's Cem.
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Solomon J. Shanholtzer Spouse: Virginia C. Wilson
Date / Place of Birth: 1858 / Hampshire, (W)Va Date / Place of Birth: 1865 / Hampshire, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1903 / Date / Place of Death: 1929 / Hampshire, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1884 / Hampshire, WV
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Hampshire Twp Eastern District Pg# no. 92
2-year-old Solomon J. Shanholtzer is with his parents, Fahs Shanholtzer (age 37) and Sarah A. (age 32). Other household members: Mary H. (12), Benjamin (10), Harriet E. (9), John M. (7), Jach L. (5) William R. (3), and Abagail C. (1).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire Twp Sherman Township Pg# no. 12
12-year-old Solomon J. Shanholtzer is with his father, Martin Shanholtzer (age 47) and Sarah A. (age 42). Other houshold members: Joseph (6), John M. (17), Jacob L. (15), William (13), Abbey C. (10), and Mary Tutwiler (age 19).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire Twp Sherman Township Pg# no. 21
3-year-old Virginia C. Wilson is with her parents, Zachariah Wilson (age 36) and Rachel (age 28). younger sister, Mary M. (3).
Other household members: Robert Oats (age 31, Farm Laborer) & Paul W. Brill (age 27, Farm Laborer)
1880 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Pg#  
(Haven't found Solomon Shanholtzer on the 1880 census, he is not with his father. Still looking for him)
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:25; Sherman District Pg# no. 20
14-year-old Virginia Wilson is with her parents, Zackaria Wilson (age 46) and Rachel A. (age 38). Siblings: Mary M. (13), Lucy (9), James W. (6), and Wade W. (2). Virginia's grandmother, Maria C. Wilson (72) and Virginia's aunt Anna Wilson (age 44).
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:31; Sherman District Pg# Sheet 3B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Shanholtzer, Solomon (head) 43 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1857; married-15-years; Farmer
", Jennie (wife) 34 WV WV-WV; born June 1865; married-15-years; 5-children-born / 5-children-living
", Bessie (dau) 13 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1887; attended school 5 months during the year
", Jessie (son) 10 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1890; attended school 5 months during the year
", Bertha (dau) 8 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1891; attended school 5 months during the year
", Rosa (dau) 6 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1894; attended school 5 months during the year
", Bertie (dau) 2 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1898
Shanholtz, John (boarder) 16 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1883; single; Farm Laborer
Lines 87-94; Enum-Dwelling #50; Enum-Family #50; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #44
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:40; Sherman Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 6A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Hott, David G. (head) 55 WV WV-WV; 2nd-marriage; married-3-years; Farmer, Gen. Farm; O.A.
", Jennie C. (wife) 45 WV WV-WV; 2nd-marriage; married-3-years; 7-children-born / 7-children-living
", Harley D. (son) 1-3/12 WV WV-WV
", Edith E. (dau) 21 WV WV-WV; single; House Work, Private Family
", Maude A. (dau) 18 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Mable (dau) 18 WV WV-WV
", Willis T. (son) 16 WV WV-WV; Farm Laborer, Home place; attended school during the year
", Raymon G. (son) 15 WV WV-WV; Farm Laborer, Home place; attended school during the year
", Guy L. (son) 12 WV WV-WV; Farm Laborer, Home place; attended school during the year
Shanholtzer, Rosa L. (st-dau) 15 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Bertie R. (st-dau) 11 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Flossie W. (st-dau) 6 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Lines 1-12; Enum-Dwelling #91; Enum-Family #91; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #80
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Hampshire ED ED:52; Sherman District Pg# Sheet 9A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Hott, David G. (head) 66 Va Va-Va; married; Farmer; Owns-farm
", Virginia C. (wife) 56 Va Va-Va; married; House Manager & Farmer; Owns-farm
", Jesse H. (son) 31 WV Va-Va; Farm Laborer
", Guy L. (son) 21 WV Va-Va
", Harley W. (son) 11 WV Va-Va
Shanholtz, Flossie W. (dau) 17 WV Va-Va
Lines 19-24; Enum-Dwelling #98 & 99; Enum-Family #119 & 120; Farm-Schedule #99

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