Francis Xavier Solar

Francis Xavier Solar

Birth
Dolnji Slaveci, Občina Grad, Pomurska, Slovenia
Death 5 Jan 1954 (aged 72)
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Whitehall, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Memorial ID 6872859 · View Source
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Bio includes an obituary published in the Morning Call, Allentown, PA: Frank Xavier Solar, 72, 622 Greenleaf Street, Allentown, died about 4am, Tuesday, at his home. He had been ill for 14 years, and bedfast the past year. He was a tailor who worked for Koch Brothers of Allentown, PA. Prior to his employment at that firm, he had been a tailor for Fred Kutz and for Breinig and Bachman for more than 30 years. A native of Europe, he came to the United States through Ellis Island in 1904 at the age of 22 from Saint Ghottard, Hungary on the ship, Bremen, and later became a citizen of this country. On the ships manifest, his name was listed as Ferencz Szollar and he listed his nationality as German. Church membership was at St. Francis of Assisi, Allentown, and he also belonged to the Fraternal Order of Tigers.
He was born in Alsocsalogany, Hungary (the name of the village changed after WWI - it is now called Dolnji Slaveci, now located in Slovenia) on December 13, 1881, to Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Solar.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Stella (Magjory) Solar, and the following children: Leo, Brooklyn, NY; Sophie, wife of Albert F. Schellhammer, Allentown; Edward, New York City; Pauline, wife of Paul Diehl, Allentown; and Elsie, wife of Theodore Koch, with whom Mr. Solar resided. Also, surviving him are 13 grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and three great grandchildren.


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  • Created by: Stephen D. Solar
  • Added: 23 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6872859
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Xavier Solar (13 Dec 1881–5 Jan 1954), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6872859, citing Arlington Memorial Park, Whitehall, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Stephen D. Solar (contributor 46517982) .