Rebecca Louisa Toten

1835–about 1895 (Age 60)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca Louisa

When Rebecca Louisa Toten was born in 1835, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Absalom Toaten Toten, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Brackett, was 22. She married John M. Herd in 1852, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Marshall, Marshall, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Limestone, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died about 1895, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

John M. Burns
Rebecca Louisa Toten
Marriage: 1 November 1860
John Burns
Sarah F Burns
Nancy L Burns
Aaron Lincoln Burns
William Henry Burns
Annie D Burns

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1860Guntersville, Marshall, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 0
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
    Age 14
    The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
    Age 16
    Alabama State Capitol Building was completed in 1851. Additions to the building were made several times. The Capitol was restored in 1992.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a fortified stronghold, Middle Dutch mote (see Motte 1).

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (3)

    • Rebecca L Toten in household of Absolem Toten, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Rebecca Louisa Toten, "Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957"
    • Rebecca L Burnes in household of John M Burnes, "United States Census, 1880"

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