Mary Catherine Solkmore

1876–1955 (Age 79)
Tehama, California, United States

The Life of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Solkmore was born on 6 May 1876, in Tehama, California, United States, her father, John W. Solkmore, was 31 and her mother, Margaret E. Evers, was 29. She died on 22 April 1955, in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

John W. Solkmore
1844–1905
Margaret E. Evers
1847–1919
Sarah Isabella SOLKMORE
1875–1954
Mary Catherine Solkmore
1876–1955
Agnes Vincent Solkmore
1877–1956
John Harold Solkmore
1881–1945

Parents & Siblings

  • John W. Solkmore

    Male1844–1905Male

  • Margaret E. Evers

    Female1847–1919Female

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 15

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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