Schuyler Colfax Shilling
Schuyler C. Shilling was born in 1862 near Round Lake, south and west of Knox, Indiana in Starke County.
son of William Foster Shilling and Lovina Gesaman Shilling
After high school, he attended Valparaiso University, the Bryant and Stratton Business College in Indianapolis,
and taught school for two years.
In 1887, he formed a partnership with brother Edgar to farm the 1000-acre
shilling homestead in the Kankakee Valley, north of Hamlet, Indiana; he was described as a successful and
progressive farmer of Starke county.
After farming until 1900, he and wife Amanda with their five children moved to Culver , Indiana in Marshall
Schuyler married 2nd Mary Evaline Custer (1873 - 1955)
Schuyler Colfax Shilling (1862 - 1951) and Amanda Elizabeth Collier (1866 - 1919)
Minnie Lavina Shilling (1887 - 1977) married WIlliam O. Osborn
(1885 - 1981)
Clara Schilling Alleman (1889 - 1988) married Howard L. Alleman (1886 - 1947)
Susie Shilling (1890 - 1949) married Marion Edgar Jones (1888 - 1967)
Mary Amanda Schilling (1894 - 1896)
Oliver Collier Shilling (1898 - 1984) married Ruth Beatrice McCollough (1900 - 1960)
Margaret Irma Shilling (1901 - 1991) married Carl M. Adams Sr.
(1898 - 1982)