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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Aquila Tolman
Waitstill Leadbetter
Marriage: 16 October 1734
Patience Tolman
Waitsill Tolman
Samuel Tolman
Thomas Tolman
Desire Tolman
Increase Tolman

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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