Christy Lavella Tobey

Female11 February 1867–

Brief Life History 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 43. She married Wallace P. Cochrane on 6 November 1889, in Brighton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Brighton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada in 1881.

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

Sources (10)

  • Vella Tobey in entry for Lola Cochrane, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Vella Tobey in household of George Tobey, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Christy Lavella Toby, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1889Brighton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    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: variant of Toby . This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

    German: from the personal name Tobias .

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

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