George was a farmer; lecturer;
justice of peace-1894; surveyor; Unitarian. Per history
articles: He owns a farm, but his
occupation is lecture, in which he has a rare ability.
"He also uses a stereopticon to
illustrate the subjects of his discourse." The old
ancestoral homeof his maternal
ancestors, The Haucks, is where he was born and
where he now lives. His mother
Mary A. Hauck was eldest child and only daughter,
her parents both buried in Mifflinburg
Cem. He learned surveying with his father and
was a surveyor in Union co. nearly
50y. Mr. Sheckler is Replublican, Unitarian and
served 6 years as school director.
"Progressive and fully abrest with the time in every
particular, he and his wife occupy
an enviable position in social circles, and their
attractive home is ever open for
the reception of their many friends."
George Sheckler is buried in Lakeside
Cemetery, Colon, Michigan
from Traverscity Record Eagle, July 22 1940, Page 5
C. Sheckler died Saturday evening at the cottage of her daughter,
Ralph(Hazel M.Sheckler) Chase, at Birchwood. She was 76 years old.
in Mifflinburgh, Union Co., PA, Feb 10, 1864. She was united in marriage
George H. Sheckler in 1880. Eight children were born to this union.
are four sons: Linn Sheckler of Fennville; Harry and
Battle Creek; Bruce Sheckler of Petoskey; Three daughters:
Mrs. Edna Rupe
Mt. Gilead, OH; Mrs. Ralph Chase of this city;
Mrs. Mary Webber of
OH; One daughter died in infancy. Mr. Sheckler
died in 1922.
body was taken to Sampson Funeral Home where it will remain until
morning, when the funeral party will leave for Colon, MI.,
services will be held and burial made in the family lot in Colon cemetary.
21 Sept 1851
10 Feb. 1864..
18 July, 1940