Solomon P Tomlinson

Brief Life History of Solomon P

Solomon P Tomlinson was born about 1803, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States as the son of John Tomlinson and Rachel Neal. He married Mary Lee Baker on 16 June 1836, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died in 1870, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68.

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Solomon P Tomlinson
Mary Lee Baker
Marriage: 16 June 1836
Morgan Tomlinson
John Tomlinson
Rachel Tomlinson
Mary Lee Tomlinson
William Fox Tomlinson
David Henry Tomlinson

Sources (8)

  • Solomon Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Solomon Tomlinson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Solaman Tomlinson in entry for Polly Sears, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)omelin (see Tomlin ) + -son ‘son of Tomlin’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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