William Fox Tomlinson

Male28 November 1844–1902

Brief Life History of William Fox

When William Fox Tomlinson was born on 28 November 1844, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, Solomon P Tomlinson, was 42 and his mother, Mary Lee Baker, was 37. He had at least 9 sons and 2 daughters with Nancy Helen Keeney. He lived in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 4, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died in 1902, at the age of 58, and was buried in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States.

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William Fox Tomlinson
Nancy Helen Keeney
Ann L. Tomlinson
Hardin Simpson Tomlinson
William Henry Tomlinson
Melvin Tomlinson
David F. Tomlinson
Hester Tomlinson
Virgil Tomlinson
Alvin Tomlison
Albert Tomlinson
Alfred Tomlinson
Rufus Tomlinson

Sources (26)

  • William Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Tomlinson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • William Fox Tomlinson, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 6

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


Age 17

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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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