William Bridges Sholar

1819–1892 (Age 72)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Bridges

When William Bridges Sholar was born on 10 June 1819, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Benjamin Sholar, was 71 and his mother, Laodicea Thomas, was 68. He married Mary E. Hutts on 6 January 1851, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 21 March 1892, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Roaring Spring, Trigg, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bridges Sholar
1819–1892
Mary E. Hutts
1832–1882
Marriage: 6 January 1851
Jemima Mime Sholar
1851–1916
Cornelius M. Sholar
1853–1930
Drewry Sholar
1855–1894
William Henry Sholar
1861–1917

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 January 1851
Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

  • Jemima Mime Sholar

    Female1851–1916Female

  • Cornelius M. Sholar

    Male1853–1930Male

  • Drewry Sholar

    Male1855–1894Male

  • Male1861–1917Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Sholar

    Male1748–1803Male

  • Female1751–1806Female

siblings

(5)

  • Male1793–1853Male

  • Benjamin Sholar

    Male1795–Male

  • Sarah Sholar

    Female1796–1881Female

  • Male1819–1892Male

  • David Sholar

    MaleMale

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 11

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.
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 (3)

  • William Sholar, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William B Sholar, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Sholar in entry for Cornelius Sholar, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

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