Aquila Tolman

Brief Life History of Aquila

When Aquila Tolman was born on 16 October 1705, in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Tolman, was 29 and his mother, Experience Clapp, was 21. He married Waitstill Leadbetter on 16 October 1734, in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 7 November 1771, in his hometown, at the age of 66, and was buried in Dorchester North Burying Ground, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aquila Tolman
1705–1771
Waitstill Leadbetter
1708–1784
Marriage: 16 October 1734
Patience Tolman
1735–1810
Waitsill Tolman
1737–1809
Samuel Tolman
1740–1804
Thomas Tolman
1743–1787
Sarah
1746–
Desire Tolman
1748–1834
Increase Tolman
1751–1810

Sources (6)

  • Aquila Tolman, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Aquila Tolman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Acquilla Tolman, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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Name Meaning

English (southern, especially Devon): occupational name for a toll collector or the keeper of a toll gate, tol(le) ‘toll’ (Old English toll) + man ‘man’.

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

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