Christy Lavella Tobey

11 February 1867–
Northumberland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Christy Lavella

When Christy Lavella Tobey was born on 11 February 1867, in Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, her father, George Tobey, was 48 and her mother, Caroline Dingman, was 35. She married Wallace P. Cochrane on 6 November 1889, in Brighton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Wallace P. Cochrane
Christy Lavella Tobey
Marriage: 6 November 1889
Ada Alberta Cochrane
Lola Lavella Cochrane

Spouse and Children

6 November 1889
Brighton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    George Tobey


    Caroline Dingman




    John A Tobey


    Jasper Dingman Tobey


    Hannah C. Tobey


    Milton Benjamin H. Tobey


    Alma Evalyn Tobey


+3 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 2

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 16

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 39

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Toby ( see Tobias ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Vella Tobey in household of George Tobey, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Kella C Cochrane in household of Wallace Cochrane, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Vella Tobey in entry for Lola Cochrane, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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