Elizabeth Sholar

1821–1849 (Age 27)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Sholar was born on 17 March 1821, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Allen Sholar, was 27 and her mother, Jemima Bridges, was 25. She married James Henry Lawrence on 8 November 1841, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1849, at the age of 28.

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Elizabeth Sholar
James Henry Lawrence
Marriage: 8 November 1841
William Allen Lawrence
Elizabeth A. Lawrence
Mary Josephine Lawrence

Spouse & Children

  • Female1821–1849Female

  • James Henry Lawrence


8 November 1841
Trigg, Kentucky, United States


  • William Allen Lawrence


  • Elizabeth A. Lawrence


  • Mary Josephine Lawrence


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World Events (5)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

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

Age 9

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.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 9

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

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)

  • Elizabeth Scholar Or Sholow, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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