Mary Sholar

1815–1885 (Age 69)
Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Sholar was born on 1 July 1815, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, her father, Allen Sholar, was 22 and her mother, Jemima Bridges, was 19. She married Ezekiel M Lawrence on 30 March 1837, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died on 25 February 1885, in Donaldson Creek Church, Trigg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69.

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Mary Sholar
Ezekiel M Lawrence
Marriage: 30 March 1837
Elizabeth Josephine Lawrence
Alpha Lawrence
Peach Ann Lawerance
Margaret Frances Lawrence

Spouse & Children

30 March 1837
Trigg, Kentucky, United States


  • Elizabeth Josephine Lawrence


  • Peach Ann Lawerance


  • Margaret Frances Lawrence


  • Alpha Lawrence


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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 3

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

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

Anglicized spelling of Slovenian Šolar, status name for an educated person or a teacher, someone in charge of a school, from an agent derivative of šola ‘school’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Polly Sholar, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Polly Sholar, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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