Aquila Tolman

16 October 1705–7 November 1771 (Age 66)
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary 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, Experince 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 Tolman
1746–1801
Desire Tolman
1748–1834
Increase Tolman
1751–1810

Spouse and Children

Children

(7)

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Siblings

(11)

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Name Meaning

(1997: 1406;2007: 2851; 2010: 4480)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.

Sources (6)

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

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