Emma Tooley

September 1861–
Michigan, United States

The Life of Emma

Emma Tooley was born in September 1861, in Michigan, United States as the daughter of James Tooley and Barbara Ann Angle. She married Fredrick Mang on 5 March 1892, in Colfax Township, Wexford, Michigan, United States. She lived in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States in 1900.

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Fredrick Mang
Emma Tooley
Marriage: 5 March 1892

Spouse and Children

5 March 1892
Colfax Township, Wexford, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Tooley


    Barbara Ann Angle




World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 18

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 35

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Emma Tooley in household of Charles Valmer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emma Meng in household of Fred Meng, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma Stackus, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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