E.D. Sholts

E. D. SHOLTS, farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Oregon; born Aug. 10, 1821, in Yates Co., N.Y.; his father died in 1840, and in 1846 the mother and four children came West, Mr. Sholts buying 80 acres, of which 72 are a part of his present 104-acre farm; he also owns 80 acres in Town of Rutland; his first log house, built with shake roof covered with sods, was so leaky as to cause tubs, pants, etc., to be placed on the beds during heavy rains, and they were quite apt to be filled.