William Solomon Souders

8 June 1850–1 December 1907 (Age 57)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Solomon

William Solomon Souders was born on 8 June 1850 as the son of Daniel Sonders and Leah Sonders. He married Anna Mary Dewalt on 20 September 1892, in Newville, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Upper Mifflin Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 1 December 1907, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

William Solomon Souders
Anna Mary Dewalt
Marriage: 20 September 1892
Grace M Souders
Bertie B Souders
Jennie E Souders
Minerva Matilda Souders
Norman A Souders

Spouse and Children

20 September 1892
Newville, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Sonders


    Leah Sonders




World Events (8)


Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 13

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 16

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sol Souders, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Solomon Souders in entry for John Paul Duncan and Minerva Matilda Souders, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • William S. Sonders, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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