GEORGE SOLLMAN

(NO GRAVESTONE)

B. December 14, 1880 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
D. August 17, 1950 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: William Sollman; William died before 1889
  • Mother: Wilhelmina (Bacha) Sollman born September 1844 in Germany; Wilhelmina died June 13, 1913 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried in Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, IL

According to the U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995 (Chicago, Illinois, City directory, 1889):

“Sollmann Wilhelmna, wid. William, h. rear 317 Larabee”

Additional Information:

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for North Town, Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 30 Orchard Street, the household members were:

“Wilhelmina Sollman, head, born September 1848, age 51, widowed, 6 children born, 6 children living, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Immigration year: 1863, lived in U.S. 36 years, naturalized; George Sollman, son, born December 1880, age 19, single, born in Illinois, Occupation: Laborer – bicicle (sic) shop; Henry Sollman, son, born October 1885, age 14, single, born in Illinois”

According to the Inter Ocean (Chicago IL) Thursday, October 29, 1903, page 10:

MARRIAGE LICENSES.

The following marriage licenses were issued yesterday:
George Sollman, Alma Kettelson ……….23 – 20″

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for City of Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 2865 McLean Avenue, the household members were:

“George Sollman, head, age 29, married once for 7 years, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Occupation: Machinist – telephone supply; Alma Sollman, wife, age 26, married once for 7 years, 0 children born, 0 children living, born in Illinois, father born in Norway, mother born in Sweden; George Kiddelson, brother in law, age 19, single, born in Illinois, father born in Norway, mother born in Sweden, Occupation: Horse shoer – blacksmith shop”

According to the U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:

“Name: George Sollman; Permanent Home Address: 2865 McLean Av, Chicago, Ill; Age in Years: 37; Date of Birth: Dec 14 1880; Race: White; U.S. Citizen: Native Born; Present Occupation: Superintendent; Employer’s Name: Frederick Grier; Place of Employment: 525 W. Van Buren St; Nearest Relative: Alma Sollman, wife, 2865 McLean Av; Height: Tall; Build: Medium; Color of Eyes: brown; Color of Hair: brown; Signed: Sep 12/18”

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for City of Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 2865 McLean Avenue, the household members were:

“Geroge Sollman, head, age 39, married, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Occupation: Machinist – Shop; Alma Sollman, wife, age 36, married, born in Illinois, father born in Norway, mother born in Sweden”

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 2126 Point St., the household members were:

“George Sollman, head, age 49, married at age 23, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Occupation: Machanac (sic) – Tool shop; Alma Sollman, wife, age 46, married at age 20, born in Illinois, father born in Norway, mother born in Sweden”

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Round Lake Beach, Avon Township, Lake County, IL, the household members were:

“George Sollman, head, age 60, married, highest grade completed: 4, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935, Occupation: Laborer – Road construction project; Alma Sollman, wife, age 56, married, highest grade completed: 6, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935, father born in Norway, mother born in Sweden, married at age 20, number of children born: 0”

According to the U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:

“Name: George Sollman; Place of Residence: Round Lake Beach, Lake County, Illinois; Mailing Address: Round Lake, Ill; Telephone: none; Age in Years: 62; Date of Birth: Dec. 14, 1880; Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois; Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. Alma Sollman; Employer’s Name and Address: W. P. A. U.S. Gov’t; Place of Employment: North Chicago, Lake County, Ill; Race: White; Height: 6′; Weight: 160; Eyes: Brown; Hair; Gray; Complexion: Ruddy; Other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification: Scar on right forearm (2 inch)”

According to the 1950 U.S. Census for Round Lake Beach, Avon Township, Lake County, IL living on Ferndale, the household members were:

“George Sollman, head, age 69, married, born in Illinois;¬†Alma Sollman, wife, age 67, married, born in Illinois”

According to the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society. “Strang Funeral Home – Grayslake, Illinois – 1908-1964”. Mundelein IL. 2015:

“Surname: SOLMAN (sic); Name: George;Birth Date/Place: 14 Dec 1880, Chicago; Death Date/Place: 17 Aug 1950, Waukegan; Cause of Death: Cerbral Thrombosis; Married; Occupation: Machinist; Minister – Funeral Home: Chapel; Burial Place – Next of Kin: Fort Hill, Wm. SOLMAN-Father, Wilmena BACHA-Mother”