Ernest L Solko

1919–2005 (Age 86)
Herndon, Rawlins, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ernest L

When Ernest L Solko was born on 2 September 1919, in Herndon, Rawlins, Kansas, United States, his father, Joseph H. Solko, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Neuberger, was 35. He had at least 1 son with Anna Mary Pochop. He died on 30 October 2005, in Ashland City, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Atwood, Rawlins, Kansas, United States.

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Ernest L Solko
Anna Mary Pochop
Wayne J Solko

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  • Male1919–2005Male

  • Anna Mary Pochop




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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 12

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 Italian: from the old Tuscan personal name Soldus, from soldo ‘pay’, ‘wage’ (from Latin solidus).2 Italian: from a short form of a compound personal name ending with -soldus in Latin.3 Croatian: nickname for a soldier, from a reduced form of Italian soldato ‘soldier’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ernest Solko in household of Joseph Solko, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest L Solks in household of Joseph H Solks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mr Ernest Lawrence Solko, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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