William H Tolley Sr

1775–from 1842 to 1845 (Age 67)
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of William H

William H Tolley Sr was born in 1775, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States as the son of Tolley and ?. 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, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

William H Tolley Sr
1775–1845
Sally Taylor
1780–1846
Marriage: 26 August 1800
Mary Polly Tolley
1805–1877
Sally Tolly
1800–
Elizabeth Tolley
1810–
William A. Tolley
1813–1880
Alexander C Tolley
1818–
Andrew Tolley
–1853
James T Tolley
1801–1872
Joseph D Tolley
1806–1849
Cynthia Tolley
1810–1871
Martha Anna Tolley
1816–1890

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1800Rockbridge, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

      MaleMale

      FemaleFemale

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1776
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Talley
    Tolle
    Tolly

    Sources (6)

    • William Tolley in entry for James G Lemon, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

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