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Sunday, March 24, 2013

John Thomas Solomon

 

1893
 
John Thomas Solomon. B. 15 Dec 1855 Abbeville, AL, D. 11 May 1902 Headland, AL, married Laura Emma Price B. 20 Nov 1859 Abbeville, AL, D. 15 May 1951 Headland, AL
Children:
(birth order)
Sid Eva Solomon
Mamie Solomon
Curtis Solomon
Ralph Solomon
Kate Solomon
William T. Solomon
Robert Solomon
Corine Solomon

(L-R) Front: Sid Eva, Kate, Mamie, Corine Back: Curtis, Bob

(L-R) Uncle Curt, Aunt Co, Grandmother Vann, Uncle Bob


Eva Carroll (the oldest sibling). Left Headland early and moved to Waycross, GA. Children were Thornton, Kitty Will, Marie, and Jean (still living in 2012).  Jean’s son Robert is an attorney who worked for the Coca-Cola.

Mamie Solomon Oates.  Lived in Headland on Broad Street.  Children were Mary Alice (married Charlie “Air Force” Smith), Neil, Wyatt, Mackie, Elizabeth (Stroup), Bragg, and Leta (Merritt).

E.C. (Curt) Solomon.  Lived in Headland next door to GM/GD Vann.   Children were Will, Tom, and Lorene.

Ralph Solomon.  Lived in Headland.  Children were Ruth Smith, Jim Daly, Kitty Capps, Sarah Carr, Mary Emma Carr, and Martha Holley.

Emma Kate Solomon Vann. (Grandmother Vann): Lived in Headland on West Church Street.  Children were Jack, Sam, Edith Vann (Espy), Grace Vann (Brannon), Felix, Emily Vann (Ezell), Kate Helen Vann (Lutrell), Jim, and Mary Owens Vann (Bryan).

R. E. (Bob) Solomon.  Lived in Headland on Main Street.  Married Blanche Reynolds of Headland, known affectionately as “Aunt Blanche."  She was the namesake of the Headland Memorial Library.  Children were Earl and Cecile (Weems). Bob Reynolds Solomon died as an infant.

Corinne Solomon Camp. Lived in Headland on East Church Street.  She had one child, Joy.  She was married to T.B Camp.  Her cousin was Arthur D. Walden.  Corinne owned and operated Co’s Fashion shop next to White-Vann Company on the east side of the square.  

She had a nice women's shop on the town square and Edith took Leslie and me over to her house many many times to visit. I remember her well.  - Mark Espy, Jr.
John Thomas (J. T.) Solomon, Jr.   Died early.

 - Information provided by Bill Vann


More pictures ----------

older portrait of John Thomas Solomon

Eva Solomon (Carroll) with Kittye Will
To learn more of Eva's backstory, including how she met her husband, click here.

 Eva Solomon (Carroll) and Frits










Grandmother Vann (left) and Mamie Solomon Oates


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