Minnie Belle Tooker

1870–1955 (Age 84)
Delphi, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life of Minnie Belle

When Minnie Belle Tooker was born on 11 June 1870, in Delphi, Huron, Ohio, United States, her father, Alfred Tooker, was 22 and her mother, Mary E. Skinner, was 20. She married Robert Lawery on 24 January 1889, in Nemaha, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Drum Creek Township, Montgomery, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Cleo Township, Major, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 9 April 1955, in Fairview, Major, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Odell, Livingston, Illinois, United States.

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Minnie Belle Tooker
Robert Lawery
Marriage: 24 January 1889
Nellie May Lowery
Willie Lowery
Albert Guy Lowery
Ethel Mary Lowery
Robert Carl Lowery
Lillian Evelyn Lowery

Spouse & Children

24 January 1889
Nemaha, Kansas, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Alfred Tooker


  • Mary E. Skinner




  • Female1870–1955Female

  • Adelbert Tooker


  • Almond Jay Tooker


  • Harry Louis Tooker


World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 23

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tucker .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Minnie B Lawery in household of Robert Lawery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minne Tooker in household of Alfred Tooker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Minie B Lowery in household of Robert Lowery, "United States Census, 1900"

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