David Sholar

1813–1860 (Age 46)
Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of David

When David Sholar was born on 13 September 1813, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, his father, Allen Sholar, was 20 and his mother, Jemima Bridges, was 17. He married Temperence Lawrence on 28 November 1842, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 6 January 1860, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

David Sholar
1813–1860
Temperence Lawrence
1823–
Marriage: 28 November 1842
Thomas B Sholar
1845–
William Henry Sholar
1848–1880
Sarah E Sholar
1850–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1813–1860Male

  • Temperence Lawrence

    Female1823–Female

MARRIAGE
28 November 1842
Trigg, Kentucky, United States
children

(3)

  • Thomas B Sholar

    Male1845–Male

  • William Henry Sholar

    Male1848–1880Male

  • Sarah E Sholar

    Female1850–Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 5

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 6

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. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 17

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.

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 (1)

  • David Sholar, "United States Census, 1850"

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