The challenge is this: Provide a list of your paternal grandmother's patrilineal line by answering the following questions.
* What was your father's mother's maiden name?
- My father's mother was Elsie Shuder (1885-1926), born in Kosciusko County, Indiana
- My father's mother's father's name was Isaac Shuder (1846-1905), born in Montgomery County, Ohio
- Isaac Shuder's father was Christian Schuder Jr. (1813-1885), born in Montgomery County, Ohio
- Christian, Jr. was the son of Christian Schuder Sr. (1762-1842), born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
- This WorldConnect database indicates that Christian Sr. was the son of Johann Nicolas Schuder (born 1727 in Germany-Esslingen) and Ursula Catherina Mayer. No documentation or sources, and I haven't done any research this far back.
Elsie Shuder had five brothers:So, it looks like there are two potential sources for Y-DNA testing. Of course I'd need to find them then talk them into having the testing done and probably pay for the testing myself. . .
William Henry Shuder (1876-1946), never married, no children.
George Marion Shuder (1880-1954), had two daughters.
Charles Jefferson Shuder (1883-1963), had one son (Milton 1914-1999) who had a son.*
Cleveland R. Shuder (1890-1980), had one son who may still be living. He had children but I don't know if he had any sons.*
Ezra Shuder (1895-1957), never married, no children.
A search at http://www.ysearch.org/ showed one pedigree for the surname Schuder, none for Shuder. And, hey, we have a match! Well, maybe. That is if Christian is a son of Nicholas Schuder (immigrant 1752) and his wife Ursella Catherine Mayer.
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