Raymond Arthur Toll

1900–1964 (Age 63)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Raymond Arthur

When Raymond Arthur Toll was born on 29 July 1900, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Henry Toll, was 35 and his mother, Laura Ann Green, was 33. He married Verda May Phillips on 22 December 1919, in Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 January 1964, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Arthur Toll
Verda May Phillips
Marriage: 22 December 1919

Spouse & Children

22 December 1919
Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Henry Toll


  • Laura Ann Green




  • Edith Pope Toll


  • Joseph Roy Toll


  • Female1892–1970Female

  • Male1894–1973Male

  • Hannah Lucretia Toll


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Raymond Toll in household of Henry Toll, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ray A Toll in household of Harry Toll, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Raymond Toll, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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