Thomas J Sholar

1825–1873 (Age 48)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas J

When Thomas J Sholar was born on 25 April 1825, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Allen Sholar, was 31 and his mother, Jemima Bridges, was 29. He married Martha J. Rogers on 4 January 1848, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 23 June 1873, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Roaring Spring, Trigg, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas J Sholar
1825–1873
Martha J. Rogers
1830–1914
Marriage: 4 January 1848
Starkie Thomas Sholar
1851–1936
Ishmael Worth Sholar
1860–1935
Amanda Ellen Sholar
1853–1895
John Payton Sholar
1855–1903
Joseph Allen Sholar
1857–1933
David Pinkney Sholar
1860–1860
William R Sholar
1862–1925
Emer Sholeer
1864–
Mary V Sholeer
1864–
George Patterson Sholar
1868–1956

Spouse & Children

  • Male1825–1873Male

  • Martha J. Rogers

    Female1830–1914Female

MARRIAGE
4 January 1848
Trigg, Kentucky, United States
children

(10)

  • Starkie Thomas Sholar

    Male1851–1936Male

  • Amanda Ellen Sholar

    Female1853–1895Female

  • John Payton Sholar

    Male1855–1903Male

  • Joseph Allen Sholar

    Male1857–1933Male

  • David Pinkney Sholar

    Male1860–1860Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 5

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • T Sholar, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Sholeer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Shalar in entry for Starkie Thomas Shalar, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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