Solomon Dockery

1833– (Age NaN)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Solomon

Solomon Dockery was born in 1833, in North Carolina, United States. He had at least 8 sons and 4 daughters with Melvina Allen. He died in Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Dockery
1833–
Melvina Allen
1825–
William P Dockery
1850–
Harriet Marney Dockery
1851–
John Sherman Dockery
1852–
James Dockery
1854–
Jackson Dockery
1856–
Millard B Dockery
1858–1926
Joseph Dockery
1859–
Lucretia E Dockery
1860–
Maline Dockery
1860–
Sherman Dockery
1862–1948
Mary L Dockery
1869–
Ida L Dockery
1876–

Spouse and Children

    Male1833–Male

    Melvina Allen

    Female1825–Female

children

(12)

    William P Dockery

    Male1850–Male

    Harriet Marney Dockery

    Female1851–Female

    John Sherman Dockery

    Male1852–Male

    James Dockery

    Male1854–Male

    Jackson Dockery

    Male1856–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 2

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

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.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 20

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of several places called Dockray, of which there are four examples in Cumbria. A possible origin of the place name is Old Norse dǫkk ‘hollow’, ‘valley’ + vrá ‘isolated place’; the first element is, however, more likely to be Old English docce ‘dock’ (the plant).2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dochraidh ‘descendant of Dochradh’, a personal name that is a variant of Dochartach ( see Doherty ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Solomon Dockery, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Solimon Dockery, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Soloman Dockery, "United States Census, 1880"

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