Allen Sholar

1823–1855 (Age 32)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Allen

When Allen Sholar was born on 22 August 1823, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Allen Sholar, was 30 and his mother, Jemima Bridges, was 27. He died on 14 September 1855, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Sholar
1793–1853
Jemima Bridges
1795–1877
David Sholar
1813–1860
Mary Sholar
1815–1885
Sarah Sholar
1817–1850
William Bridges Sholar
1819–1892
Elizabeth Sholar
1821–1849
Allen Sholar
1823–1855
Elizabeth Batts
1823–1879
Thomas J Sholar
1825–1873
Emily Sholar
1827–1855
Alpha Gemima Sholar
1829–1915
Drewery Bridges Sholar
1831–1889
Denny Sholar
1832–
Peyton Sholar
1834–1883

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World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 7

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.
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 9

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

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)

  • Allen Sholar in household of Allen Sholar, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Allen Sholar, "Find A Grave Index"

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