Cora Mabel Tooley

1891–1983 (Age 92)
Cardinal, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Cora Mabel

When Cora Mabel Tooley was born on 11 June 1891, in Cardinal, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, Martin Tooley, was 19 and her mother, Sarah E. Levear, was 22. She married Percy Marinus Jackson on 23 March 1910, in Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in October 1983, in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in North Watertown Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Cora Mabel Tooley
Percy Marinus Jackson
Marriage: 23 March 1910
Alyce Elizabeth Jackson

Spouse & Children

23 March 1910
Jefferson, New York, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Martin Tooley


  • Sarah E. Levear




  • Female1886–1981Female

  • Female1891–1983Female

  • Ethel M Tooley


  • Winfred V Tooley


  • Lovina A Tooley


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 15

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Toole .2 English (mainly Norfolk): from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Toll .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Cora M Jackson in household of Joseph Jackson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Jackson in household of Percy M Jackson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora M Tooley in household of Martin Tooley, "United States Census, 1900"

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