Hugh Francis Toner

25 May 1899–4 April 1978 (Age 78)
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Hugh Francis

When Hugh Francis Toner was born on 25 May 1899, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Patrick Hughes Toner, was 40 and his mother, Mary Anna Hughes, was 38. He married Margaret Elizabeth Hadank. He lived in South Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 4 April 1978, in Berwyn, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hillside, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Hugh Francis Toner
Margaret Elizabeth Hadank

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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
    Age 1
    Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
    Age 21
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tomhrair ‘descendant of Tomhrar’, a Gaelicized form of the Norse personal name Thorr. Compare Thunder .English: nickname from Old French toner ‘thunder’, perhaps for someone with a thunderous voice. Compare Thunder .English: variant of Towner .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Hugh F Toner, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Hugh Francis Toner, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Hugh Toner in household of P H Toner, "United States Census, 1900"

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