Solon Peter Marker

7 December 1845–14 July 1906 (Age 60)
Solbjerg, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Solon Peter

When Solon Peter Marker was born on 7 December 1845, in Solbjerg, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Jens Jensen Marker, was 23 and his mother, Ann Maria Poulsen, was 24. He married Emily Elizabeth Harriman about 1868, in Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Solbjerg, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1850. He died on 14 July 1906, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Solon Peter Marker
Emily Elizabeth Harriman
Marriage: about 1868
Emma Marie Marker
Solon Peter Marker
Orson Henry Marker
Anna Bell Marker
James Alma Marker
Julius Albro Marker
Henry Marker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1868Washington, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 2
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: in southern England, a topographic name from Middle English marker, merker, mirker ‘dweller by the boundary or border’ (compare Mark ). This type of name, containing a topographic term + the suffix -er, is found mainly in Sussex and adjacent counties.English: occupational name from Middle English marker ‘marker’, though the precise significance of the term is uncertain. It derives from Old English mearcian ‘to mark’, and may be a survival of Old English mearcere ‘notary, writer’.English: from the Middle English personal name Marker (probably from a Germanic Marchari, from elements meaning ‘horse’ and ‘army’).

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

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    Sources (38)

    • Peter Jensen in household of Jens Jensen Mark, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Peter Marker in entry for Laurence Toy Marker and Annie Louise Earl, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Solon Petter Marker in entry for James Alma Marker, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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