John Findley Sollis

1 June 1873–19 October 1954 (Age 81)
Illinois, United States

The Life of John Findley

John Findley Sollis was born on 1 June 1873, in Illinois, United States. He married Matilda Ellen Jenkins on 7 June 1901, in Sedgwick, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1935 and Cache Township, Clay, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 19 October 1954, in Clay, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pirtle Cemetery, Peach Orchard, Clay, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Findley Sollis
1873–1954
Matilda Ellen Jenkins
1874–1929
Marriage: 7 June 1901
Gracie M Sollis
1905–
Simmia Lucinda Sollis
1909–1987
John Wesley Sollis,
1915–1974

Spouse and Children

    Male1873–1954Male

    Matilda Ellen Jenkins

    Female1874–1929Female

MARRIAGE
7 June 1901
Sedgwick, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
children

(3)

    Gracie M Sollis

    Female1905–Female

    Simmia Lucinda Sollis

    Female1909–1987Female

    Male1915–1974Male

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1875: Randolph, Arkansas, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic for someone who lived where sallows (a kind of willow) grew, from the plural of Middle English salwe ‘sallow tree’.2 Greek: descriptive nickname from Turkish salli ‘large and wide’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Sollis in household of J W Sallis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Sollis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Sollis, "United States Census, 1920"

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