Osmond Cecil Toll

1904–1967 (Age 63)
Queensland, Australia

The Life of Osmond Cecil

Osmond Cecil Toll was born on 5 November 1904 as the son of Osmond Harvey Toll and Isabel Milne. He married Lillian May Scateni in May 1926, in Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to New York, United States in 1937. He died on 1 December 1967, in Burwood, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 63, and was buried in Wamberal Cemetery, Wamberal, New South Wales, Australia.

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Osmond Cecil Toll
Lillian May Scateni
Marriage: May 1926
Osmond John Toll

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May 1926
Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 13

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 17

Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Toll, Old English Toll, or Old Norse Tóli, the latter being derived from a reduced form of a compound name such as þórleifr (composed of the elements þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder ( see Thor ) + leifr ‘relic’) or þórleikr (composed of the elements þórr + leikr ‘sport’, ‘play’).2 English: topographic name from toll ‘clump of trees’, a dialect term of Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire.3 German: nickname from Middle High German tol, dol ‘foolish’, also ‘pretty’ or ‘handsome’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Osmond Cecil Toll, "California, San Francisco Passenger Lists, 1893-1953"
  • Osmond Cecil Toll, "New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956"
  • Osmond Cecil Toll, "Find A Grave Index"

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