Samuel Toles

21 October 1771–24 July 1847 (Age 75)
Durham, Greene, New York, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Toles was born on 21 October 1771, in Durham, Greene, New York, United States, his father, Amos Tolls, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Cummins, was 23. He married Clarisa Tinker in 1798, in United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 July 1847, at the age of 75, and was buried in West Durham, Durham, Greene, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Toles
1771–1847
Clarisa Tinker
1778–1850
Marriage: 1798
Indianna Toles
1808–1887
Henry Lyman Toles
1808–
Sophia Toles
1808–
George Washington Toles
1820–1878
Jehiel Wilson Toles
1810–1889
Russel Green Toles
1814–1884
James Jewel Toles
1816–1845

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1798
United States
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World Events (8)

1776

Age 5

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 5

New York is the 11th state.
1791

Age 20

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 Greek (Tolis): from a short form of the personal name Apostolis, variant of Apostolos .2 Possibly an altered form of the English surnames Tole, from a personal name (Old English Tola, Old Norse Toli), or Tolles, also from a personal name (Old English Toll, an unattested name found in various place names such as Tollesbury and Tolleshunt) or Anglo-Scandinavian Toll, an unattested short form of Old Norse þorleifr, or perhaps in some cases a topographic name from a southern dialect term toll ‘clump of trees’.

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

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Story Highlight

Letter from James Tolles to Samantha Tolles Vorse dated 29 April 1878

[ The below transcribed letter originally written by James S. Tolles to his “Dear Sister”, Samantha Tolles Vorse, is dated 29 April 1878. Samantha became suddenly ill and died shortly after on 21 Augu …

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Toles in entry for Russell G. Toles, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Samuel Toles in entry for Russell G. Toles, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Samuel Toles, "Find A Grave Index"

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