Margaret Sollis

14 February 1875–1 April 1896 (Age 21)
Inkberrow, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Sollis was born on 14 February 1875, in Inkberrow, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Sollis, was 32 and her mother, Ellen Ann Ballard, was 30. She married Simeon R. Scott on 11 June 1895, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 1 April 1896, at the age of 21, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simeon R. Scott
Margaret Sollis
Marriage: 11 June 1895
Leona Margaret Scott

Spouse and Children

11 June 1895
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 5

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 7

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic for someone who lived where sallows (a kind of willow) grew, from the plural of Middle English salwe ‘sallow tree’.2 Greek: descriptive nickname from Turkish salli ‘large and wide’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mageret in entry for Leona M Scott, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Maggie Sollis in entry for Leona Margeret Scott, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
  • Margaret Sollis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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