Solomon Lukens

15 June 1795–31 May 1876 (Age 80)
Horsham Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Solomon

When Solomon Lukens was born on 15 June 1795, in Horsham Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Lukens, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Lloyd, was 40. He married Susan Wilson on 4 December 1845. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 31 May 1876, in Fallowfield Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ercildoun, East Fallowfield Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Solomon Lukens
Susan Wilson
Marriage: 4 December 1845

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4 December 1845
Plymouth, Montgomery, Pa.

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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 17

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

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. 

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch Luikens ( see Lueken ), or German Lückens, a patronymic from the personal name Lüdeke ( see Luedecke ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Solomon Lukens, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Solomon Lukens, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Solomon Lukens, "Find A Grave Index"

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