Peter Shidler

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Peter Shidler, son of Johan George Shidler and Margaret Neff, was born in 1751.1,2 He died 9 July 1830,1,3 and was buried at Raper Churchyard, Stanton, Miami Co., Ohio.1,3

Peter married Susannah (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), about 1782.1

In 1790, his household was probably the one enumerated in Washington Co., Pennsylvania, with 1 free white male over 16, 2 under 16, and 7 free white females.4

2 October 1781, Peter Shidler and brothers Jacob, George, and Henry were listed as members of Capt George Miars company, 5th Battalion of Washington County Militia. The nature of their service has not been determined, but this was a time when Washington's regular army was concentrating at Yorktown.5


Susannah (…) b. 1756, d. 29 Mar 1838
  • Peter Shidler+1 b. 18 Mar 1780, d. 27 Feb 1852
  • Abraham Shidler1 b. abt. 1782, d. 1855
  • John Shidler1 b. 17 Jan 1783, d. 15 Sep 1844
  • George Shidler1 b. 12 May 1785, d. 27 Aug 1828
  • Mary Shidler1 b. 1786, d. 25 Feb 1868
  • Jacob Shidler1 b. 1787, d. 3 Apr 1854
  • David Shidler1 b. 19 Jun 1790
  • Thomas Shidler1 b. 19 Jun 1795, d. 13 Feb 1877
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  1. [S1660] Harry W. Shideler and Jacqueline Shidler Meyer, The History of the Shidler Family: Based on the Original Book by Harry W. Shideler: Girard, Kansas 1931 (4th ed., 1931; reprint, Burbank, California: s.p., 1999), V-1, further cited as Shideler and Meyer, Shidler Family.
  2. [S1661] Lindsay M. Brien, "Miami Valley Records Vol. 5: Miami County Cemetery Records", microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #974056, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 117, aged 79 years, further cited as Brien, "Miami Co. Cemetery Records."
  3. [S1661] Brien, "Miami Co. Cemetery Records", 117.
  4. [S2161] Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, 12 vols. (Washington D.C.: Department of Commerce and Labor, Bureau of the Census, 1907-1908), PA:258, further cited as Heads of Families, 1790.
  5. [S1669] "A Rool of the Melitia Belonging to Captain George Miars Company", Muster Rolls Relating to the Associators and Militia of the County of Washington, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Editor, Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth Series, Volume II, (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Harrisburg Publishing, 1906), 167-8, further cited as Montgomery, Pennsylvania Archives.