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George Hauck Sheckler was born on September 21, 1851Buffalo Township, Union, Pennsylvania.   He  was a teacher (1873-1875) and then became a lecturerHe had a travelling tent show where he lectured and showcased photographs. 

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He married Hannah Miller in 1880 in Pennsylvania.   Hannah was born on February 10, 1864 in Union Township, Pennsylvania.  They had at least 8 children, Bruce, Hazel, Mary, Edna, Linn, Harold, Lulu, and Alvin Shecker.  George died on October 29, 1922 in Colon Township, St. Joseph, Michigan and Hannah died on July 20, 1940 in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan.  They are both buried in Lakeside Cemetery in Colon, Michigan.

Bruce Sheckler was born November 26, 1893 in Lewisburg, Union, Pennsylvania.  He married Eunice May Stone in 1915 in Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan.  Bruce held many jobs in his life. He worked as a pressman for the former Petoskey Evening News.  He was a carpenter and cabinet maker. He was also a figure skater and member of Petoskey Figure Skating club. In addition, he was active in the Winter Sports Carnival and coached figure skating.  He was a member of the First Christian Church.  He died November 6, 1968 in Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan. He is buried in Ohioville Cemetery.

Hazel Marie Sheckler was born September 22, 1910 in Alanson, Emmet, Michigan.  She married Ralph Noble Chase September 18, 1932 at the First Congregational Church in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, MichiganIt is believed that she sang in her father's traveling tent show.

Mary Ann Sheckler was born in 1889.  She married unknown Weber.

Edna Sheckler was born in 1905 in Michigan.  She married unknown Rube.

Linn Sheckler was born in September 26, 1881 in Union County, Pennsylvania.  He married Ada G. Snyder in 1912.    They had 5 children: Merriel, Lester, Baby Sheckler (died in infancy), Lois Marie, and Treassa Sheckler.  Linn died in 1957 in Michigan.

Harold Sheckler was born in 1883 in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania.   He married Hallie Mellen.  He died March 29, 1948 in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan.

Lulu Sheckler was born in 1886 and died in 1887.

Alvin Sheckler was born in 1891 and died in May 27, 1954 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan.

 

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