b. May 10, 1886
Married Ahava Bailey 1910
HUGH SCHOLLARD DRILLER, DIED SUDDENLY THURSDAYDrilling Contractor Associated With Hungiville Brothers on Boothe No. 1 Well
Hugh Schollard of Rixford died quite suddenly Thursday, August 25, 1932. He had returned home from the Bradford Hospital recently where he had been receiving treatment for five weeks. He was able to sit up some the day he passed away.
Hugh Schollard was born in Hebron township on May 10, 1886, and nearly all his life had been employed as a tooldresser or driller in the gas and oil fields. For the past few years he had been a drilling contractor and was associated with the Hungiville Brothers of Rixford. Schollard secured all the 1,400 acres of leases and helped drill the discovery well in the Hebron gas field-The Hungiville No. 1.He was united in marriage to Miss Hazel Bailey of Coneville 22 years ago, who survives together with four children, Wilson, Ellen, Lucille and Jack, all of Rixford. Also his aged parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Schollard of Hebron, two sisters, Mrs. Bert Fessenden of Millport and Mrs. Margaret Schuppenhauer of Chicago. (Should read marriage to Miss Ahava Bailey)Hugh Schollard was a most kind and loving husband and father, a dutiful son, kind neighbor and steadfast friend. He will be greatly missed in the home circle as well as in the community.The funeral was held at the East Hebron Church at two o'clock, Sunday and was largely attended. Rev. Barber of Rixford preached the funeral sermon. There was a profusion of beautiful flowers, attesting in a way, the high esteem in which he was held. The burial was made in the cemetery at Coudersport.