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Ancestors of Jon K SHIDLER — Parents

Jay Harold SHIDLER, about 1883 Jay Harold SHIDLER, 1901 Jay Harold SHIDLER, about 1935

Jay Harold Shidler (1882–1959) (no. 2) about 1883, 1901, and about 1935
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2. SHIDLER, Jay Harold, b 18 Oct 1882, Red Haw, Perry Twp, Ashland Co, OH; d 13 Jan 1959, Ashland, Ashland Co, OH, of complications from a heart attack. Schoolteacher, then, from 1913 to 1926, traveling salesman or "drummer" for the Dr Hess and Clark Company, selling livestock medicines such as "Hog Tonic" and "Poultry Panacea" in VA, WV, and NC; subsequently worked in the advertising department at the company's headquarters in Ashland, OH, until retirement in 1948. Buried Ashland City Cemetery, Ashland, Ashland Co, OH; m(1) 30 Dec 1907, Olive Floy Wharton (1887–1933); m(2) 1 Jan 1936, by the Rev P P W Ziemann at the parsonage of the Talbot Street Baptist Church in London, Middlesex Co, ON, Canada, Florence Marie (Baker) McKay.

Florence Marie BAKER, 1900 Florence Marie BAKER, about 1901 Florence Marie (BAKER) McKAY, about 1935

Florence Marie Baker (1899–1985) (no. 3) 1900, about 1915, and about 1935
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3. BAKER, Florence Marie McKay, b 29 Jul 1899, Westminster Twp, Middlesex Co, ON, Canada; d 27 May 1985, Sarasota, Sarasota Co, FL, of metastasizing cancer; buried Ashland City Cemetery, Ashland, OH; 1936 immigrant to United States from Canada; m(1) 29 Jun 1918, London, Middlesex Co, ON, Canada, Harold Roy McKay (1898–1933).

The SHIDLER Family in 1940

Left to right: Florence Marie (Baker) McKay Shidler (no. 3), Robert Wharton Shidler (1919–1989) (son of no. 2 by his first marriage), Jon Keith Shidler (no. 1), Jay Harold Shidler (no. 2) and Donald Roy McKay (1927–2005) (son of no. 3 by her first marriage). Our parents called us "your boy", "my boy", and "our boy". This picture was taken in front of our home at 532 Pleasant St, Ashland, OH, and appeared on the 1940 family Christmas card.
[credit: Jon K Shidler]

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