Emily Sholar

1827–1855 (Age 28)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Emily

When Emily Sholar was born on 20 January 1827, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Allen Sholar, was 33 and her mother, Jemima Bridges, was 31. She died on 10 November 1855, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Sholar
Jemima Bridges
David Sholar
Mary Sholar
Sarah Sholar
William Bridges Sholar
Elizabeth Sholar
Allen Sholar
Elizabeth Batts
Thomas J Sholar
Emily Sholar
Alpha Gemima Sholar
Drewery Bridges Sholar
Denny Sholar
Peyton Sholar

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World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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 3

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 9

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)

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

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