Josephine Tooley

20 January 1850–16 April 1918 (Age 68)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Tooley was born on 20 January 1850, in Indiana, United States, her father, John J Tooley, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Lydia Feagley, was 21. She married Abraham Duff on 23 June 1880, in Gibson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hart Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Greer Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 16 April 1918, in Rosiclare, Hardin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Golconda, Pope, Illinois, United States.

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Abraham Duff
Josephine Tooley
Marriage: 23 June 1880
Jess Duff
Thomas Duff
Anna Bell Duff
Joseph Clyde Duff
Maude Duff

Spouse and Children

    Abraham Duff



23 June 1880
Gibson, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 1

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 18

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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)

  • Josephien Tooley in household of John Tooley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josephine Duff in household of Abram Duff, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephene Tooly in household of John J Tooly, "United States Census, 1860"

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