Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Carroll Laughramb Shidler or Shideler.

Picture date 1900.
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Carroll Laughramb Shidler.

Birth: Sep. 28, 1849, Washington County, Pennsylvania.
Death: Feb. 15, 1930, Kaw City, Kay County, Oklahoma.

Parents: Adam Wise Shidler (1820 - 1886), Mary Ann Kelley Shidler (1823 - 1863).

Wife: Elizabeth Anderson Shidler (1849 - 1928).

Children: Effie Maybelle Shidler Thompson (1870 - 1951).

Burial: Grandview Cemetery, Kaw City, Kay County, Oklahoma.

Indiana 99th., Infantry, Regimental History.
Lieutenant Carroll L. Shideler, Co. E.
Born in Washington county, Pennsylvania; moved to Rensselaer, Indiana, in 1853; enlisted August 11, 1862; was appointed corporal and was assigned to the colors; was promoted sergeant, June 14, 1863, and given charge of the regimental colors; carried them until May 1, 1864, when he was relieved to perform the duties of first sergeant; was commissioned second lieutenant on the first day of May, 1, 1865; was mustered out with the regiment. After the war lived at his old home until 1876, when he moved to Butler county, Kansas, were he has been in the stock business, principally handling sheep. Has raised a family of three boys and five girls, all of whom are living near him except the youngest girl, who died at thirteen years of  age. Comrade Shideler has been quite an active man in politics, holding several official positions, and is a man of energy and ability. His address is Leon, Kansas.

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