James Toner

New York, United States

The Life of James

James Toner was born in 1854, in New York, United States. He married Julia Parkhurst on 7 May 1876, in Butler, Branch, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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James Toner
Julia Parkhurst
Marriage: 7 May 1876
Ray Deloss Toner

Spouse and Children


    Julia Parkhurst


7 May 1876
Butler, Branch, Michigan, United States


World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 9

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 32

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tomhrair ‘descendant of Tomhrar’, a Norse personal name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Toner in entry for Ray Delos Toner, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • James Toner in entry for Ray Delos Toner, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • James Toner, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"

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