William H Tolley Sr

Male1775–from 1842 to 1845

Brief Life History of William H

William H Tolley Sr was born in 1775, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States as the son of Tolley. He married Sally Taylor on 26 August 1800, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died from 1842 to 1845, in Collierstown, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States.

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William H Tolley Sr
Sally Taylor
Marriage: 26 August 1800
Nancy Polly Tolley
Sally Tolly
Elizabeth Tolley
William A. Tolley
Alexander C Tolley
Andrew Tolley
James T Tolley
Joseph D Tolley
Cynthia Tolley
Martha Anna Tolley

Sources (12)

  • William Tolly, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • William Tolly in entry for Isaac B Clarke, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • William Tolley, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1800Rockbridge, Virginia, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 5

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 19

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly West Midlands): from the Middle English personal name Toli (Old Norse Tóli, a particularly East Scandinavian pet form of names in Thórr ‘the god Thor’ + an element beginning with l-).

    Americanized form of German Tolle .

    In some cases also an American shortened and altered form of Russian Telyatev: nickname or metonymic occupational name derived from telyata ‘calves’.

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

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