The Republican, Winamac, Indiana, March 1, 1900: Mrs. Rachel Shelhart died at her home in Van Buren Township (Pulaski County, Indiana), February 20, 1900, aged 78 years, 8 months and 22 days. The funeral services were held from the home on Thursday and the reamins laid at rest in Buck cemetery. Deceased was born in Schollkill County, Penn. She was married in 1842 to Andrew Wearwant. Her husband died in 1849 and in 1851 she was married to George Shelhart. She leaves one child by her first husband. She was a member of the Lutheran Church.