Solon McIlrath

Brief Life History of Solon

When Solon McIlrath was born on 14 May 1824, in Collinwood, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel McIlraith, was 30 and his mother, Lucy Annett Brainard, was 24. He married Eliza Ann Jenne in 1847, in Solon, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in East Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 February 1864, in Amherst, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Middle Ridge Cemetery, Amherst, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solon McIlrath
1824–1864
Eliza Ann Jenne
1827–1871
Marriage: 1847
James Wallace McIlrath
1848–1925
Samuel Thompson McIlrath
1850–1925
Jennie Belle McIlrath
1858–1905

Sources (8)

  • Solon Mc Elrath, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Solon Mc Ilrath, "Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"
  • Solon Mcelrath, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern): variant of McElrath .

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

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