John Tooley

about 1853–15 January 1936 (Age 83)
Indiana, United States

The Life of John

When John Tooley was born about 1853, in Indiana, United States, his father, John J Tooley, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Lydia Feagley, was 24. He married Martha Dailey on 24 December 1894, in Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Owen Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Hart Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 15 January 1936, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

John Tooley
Martha Dailey
Marriage: 24 December 1894
Clifford Andrew Tooley
William T Tooley

Spouse and Children


    Martha Dailey


24 December 1894
Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States


    Clifford Andrew Tooley


    William T Tooley


Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 3

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Toole .2 English (mainly Norfolk): from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Toll .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Tooley in household of John Tooley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John K Tooley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Tooly in household of John J Tooly, "United States Census, 1860"

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