Solomon D Solon Peak

1855–16 February 1915 (Age 60)
Scott, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Solomon D Solon

When Solomon D Solon Peak was born in 1855, in Scott, Kentucky, United States, his father, Dudley Presley Peak, was 35 and his mother, Ann Maria Martin, was 32. He married Susan A Sarah Viley on 27 February 1879, in Scott, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 5, Scott, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Georgetown, Scott, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 16 February 1915, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 60.

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Solomon D Solon Peak
Susan A Sarah Viley
Marriage: 27 February 1879

Spouse and Children

27 February 1879
Scott, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Dudley Presley Peak


    Ann Maria Martin




    Susan M. Peak


    C E Peak



    George W. Peak



World Events (8)


Age 6

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 17

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone living by a pointed hill (or regional name from the Peak District (Old English Pēaclond) in Derbyshire), named with Old English pēac ‘peak’, ‘pointed hill’ (found only in place names). This word is not directly related to Old English pīc ‘point’, ‘pointed hill’, which yielded Pike ; there is, however, some evidence of confusion between the two surnames.2 Possibly also Irish: reduced form of McPeak .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Solan Peak in household of N T Coghill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Solon Peak in household of James R Nutter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Solon Peak, "United States Census, 1880"

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