George Washington Toney

about 1865–5 February 1935 (Age 70)
Jonesboro, Clayton, Georgia, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Toney was born about 1865, in Jonesboro, Clayton, Georgia, United States, his father, John Floyd Toney, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Etheridge, was 34. He married Ella Forrest Dye on 2 August 1886, in Fulton, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Edgewood, Peach, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1930. He died on 5 February 1935, at the age of 70, and was buried in Georgia, United States.

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George Washington Toney
Ella Forrest Dye
Marriage: 2 August 1886
Connie Cornelia Toney
Girdie Mae Toney
George Washington Toney

Spouse and Children

2 August 1886
Fulton, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 0

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Ton(e)y, a reduced form of Anthony .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Toney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Geo W Toney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George W Toney, "United States Census, 1910"

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