Solomon Blaylock

22 October 1844–22 October 1918 (Age 74)
Goochland, Virginia, United States

The Life of Solomon

When Solomon Blaylock was born on 22 October 1844, in Goochland, Virginia, United States, his father, Hezekiah Blaylock, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Pasley, was 27. He married Diana F Davis on 6 December 1871, in Mathews, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Piankitank Magisterial District, Mathews, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 22 October 1918, in Mathews, Virginia, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Blaylock
Diana F Davis
Marriage: 6 December 1871
John Richard Blaylock
N Blaylock
Elnora Blaylock

Spouse and Children


    Diana F Davis


6 December 1871
Mathews, Virginia, United States



    N Blaylock


    Elnora Blaylock


Parents and Siblings

    Hezekiah Blaylock


    Margaret Pasley




World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 3

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 20

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): perhaps a variant of Blacklock .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Solomon Blaylock in household of Wm R Thorp, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Soloman Blaylock in household of Robt B Morgan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Soloman Blaylock in household of Hezekiah Blaylock, "United States Census, 1860"

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