Herbert Cleveland Tolliver Sr

26 January 1886–23 May 1935 (Age 49)
Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States

The Life of Herbert Cleveland

When Herbert Cleveland Tolliver Sr was born on 26 January 1886, in Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States, his father, John Isom Toliver, was 24 and his mother, Mary Ann Anderson, was 25. He married Catherine Elizabeth Grumish on 1 July 1905, in Crawford, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 May 1935, in Henryetta, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in West Lawn Cemetery, Henryetta, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Cleveland Tolliver Sr
Catherine Elizabeth Grumish
Marriage: 1 July 1905
Herbert Cleveland Tolliver Jr
Edward John Tolliver Sr
Wilbert Woodrow Tolliver
Frances Marie Tolliver

Spouse and Children

1 July 1905
Crawford, Kansas, United States


    Herbert Cleveland Tolliver Jr


    Edward John Tolliver Sr


    Wilbert Woodrow Tolliver


    Frances Marie Tolliver


Parents and Siblings

    John Isom Toliver





World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 14

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Telfer .2 Americanized form of the Italian family name Taliaferro (cognate with 1), from tagliare ‘to cut’ + ferro ‘iron’, probably applied as a nickname for a metal worker or a fierce fighter (see genealogical note).

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

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Sources (3)

  • H C Tolliver, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Cleve Tolliver, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert C Tolliver, "United States Census, 1920"

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