Fenton Andrew Tomlinson

Male4 March 1820–26 October 1894

Brief Life History of Fenton Andrew

When Fenton Andrew Tomlinson was born on 4 March 1820, in Walton, West Hants, Hants, 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 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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Fenton Andrew Tomlinson
Mary Jane McRobert
Marriage: 1842
Elvira A Tomlinson
Mary R. Tomlinson
Edward Tomlinson
Louisa M Tomlinson
Thomas Walsh Tomlinson
William Wiseman Tomlinson
Mary R. Tomlinson

Sources (40)

  • Fenton A Tomlinson in household of Edwin Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Fenton Andrew Tomlinson - Published information: birth-name: Fenton Andrew Tomlinson
  • Fenton Andrew Tomlinson, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    1842Nova Scotia, British Colonial America
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    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.


    Age 3

    Oldest Grave Seen in Memorial List


    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 Middle English personal name T(h)omelin (see Tomlin ) + -son ‘son of Tomlin’.

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

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