Opal Toll

1899–1971 (Age 71)
Mifflin Tp., Pike, Ohio

The Life of Opal

When Opal Toll was born on 3 June 1899, her father, John Albert Tolle, was 38 and her mother, Mary "Minnie" Knox, was 36. She married William Earl Crawford on 3 June 1925, in Highland, Ohio, United States. She lived in Mifflin Township, Pike, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Sinking Spring, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 8 February 1971, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71.

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Opal Toll
William Earl Crawford
Marriage: 3 June 1925

Spouse & Children

3 June 1925
Highland, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • John Albert Tolle


  • Mary "Minnie" Knox




  • Male1884–1921Male

  • Harley Tolle


  • Floyd Albert Tolle


  • Female1899–1971Female

  • Essie Tolle


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Toll, Old English Toll, or Old Norse Tóli, the latter being derived from a reduced form of a compound name such as þórleifr (composed of the elements þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder ( see Thor ) + leifr ‘relic’) or þórleikr (composed of the elements þórr + leikr ‘sport’, ‘play’).2 English: topographic name from toll ‘clump of trees’, a dialect term of Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire.3 German: nickname from Middle High German tol, dol ‘foolish’, also ‘pretty’ or ‘handsome’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ople E Toll in household of John A Toll, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Opal Toll in household of John A Toll, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Opal Evelyn Tolle, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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