Fenton Andrew Tomlinson

4 March 1820–26 October 1894 (Age 74)
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Fenton Andrew

When Fenton Andrew Tomlinson was born on 4 March 1820, in Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Abel Arthur Tomlinson, was 34 and his mother, Rebeckah Andrews, was 36. He married Mary Jane McRobert in 1842, in Nova Scotia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Eureka Judicial Township, Humboldt, California, United States in 1860. He died on 26 October 1894, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fenton Andrew Tomlinson
1820–1894
Mary Jane McRobert
1825–1917
Marriage: 1842
Elvira A Tomlinson
1843–1915
Mary R. Tomlinson
1845–1852
Edward Tomlinson
1845–1898
Louisa M Tomlinson
1847–
Thomas W. Tomlinson
1849–1891
William W. Tomlinson
1851–1933
Mary R. Tomlinson
1853–1932

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1842
Nova Scotia, British Colonial America
children

(7)

    Elvira A Tomlinson

    Female1843–1915Female

    Mary R. Tomlinson

    Female1845–1852Female

    Edward Tomlinson

    Male1845–1898Male

    Louisa M Tomlinson

    Female1847–Female

    Thomas W. Tomlinson

    Male1849–1891Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Abel Arthur Tomlinson

    Male1786–1871Male

    Rebeckah Andrews

    Female1783–1862Female

siblings

(9)

    Female1805–1876Female

    Edwin Tomlinson

    Male1808–1898Male

    Charlotte Tomlinson

    Female1812–Female

    Alfred Tomlinson

    Male1815–1900Male

    Frederick Tomlinson

    Male1817–1895Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 5

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1846

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fenton A Tomlinson in household of Edwin Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Fenton Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fenton Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1880"

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