Peyton Sholar

1834–1883 (Age 49)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Peyton

When Peyton Sholar was born on 25 July 1834, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Allen Sholar, was 41 and his mother, Jemima Bridges, was 38. He married Frances Etna Vinson on 4 January 1862, in Stewart, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 20 December 1883, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Trigg, Kentucky, United States.

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Peyton Sholar
Frances Etna Vinson
Marriage: 4 January 1862
Edmond Allen Sholar
Lou Rena Sholar
Frances Etna Sholar

Spouse & Children

  • Male1834–1883Male

  • Frances Etna Vinson


4 January 1862
Stewart, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (7)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 16

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

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)

  • Peyton Sholar, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Peyton Sholar in household of Allen Sholar, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Peyton Sholar in entry for Ettie Sholar Deason, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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