Wilson Fenner Shoudt

Photo added by Mary Jo C. Martin

Wilson Fenner Shoudt

  • Birth 14 Mar 1922 Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 25 Oct 1990 Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 23988741

Wilson was the youngest of eight children of Frank Norman Shoudt and Anna Mariah 'Rita' Burroughs. He was named after a friend of his parents who owned the boarding house where they met.

He grew up in Upper Black Eddy, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania and Trenton. He graduated from Frenchtown High School in Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co.

He served his country as a Marine Corps sergeant during World War II. He participated in the Battles of Bougainville and Guam, and he was also stationed in Quantico, Prince William Co., Virginia.

Wilson married Jean Shirley Brinckloe on May 4, 1945 in Trenton.

He resided in Holland Twp., Hunterdon Co. for most of his married life. He worked as a young man for the Riegel Paper Corporation in Milford, Hunterdon Co., then moved to Jersey Central Power & Light in Holland Twp. as an administrative clerk. In his later years, he enjoyed his job as groundskeeper for Oak Hill Golf Course, also in Holland Twp.

Wilson loved drinking beer and playing quoits, beanbags and pool at New Year's celebrations and 4th of July picnics with his brothers and sisters and their families.

He was also a musician, and he submitted a few songs to the US Copyright Office in Washington, DC.

Wilson was the father of five children, including two who are deceased: Wilson Edwin 'Skip' and James Robert. He had 10 grand-children and three known great-grandchildren as of late 2007.

He died of a heart attack.



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  • Created by: Mary Jo C. Martin
  • Added: 15 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23988741
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilson Fenner Shoudt (14 Mar 1922–25 Oct 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23988741, citing Milford Union Cemetery, Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Mary Jo C. Martin (contributor 46931071) .