Rettie Edith Toole

1897–1973 (Age 75)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Rettie Edith

When Rettie Edith Toole was born on 18 May 1897, in Indiana, United States, her father, Edward Franklin Toole, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Francis Mclaughlin, was 20. She died on 26 April 1973, in Boonville, Warrick, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75.

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Rettie Edith Toole
1897–1973
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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 9

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1917

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of O’Toole , an Americanized form of Ó Tuathail ‘descendant of Tuathal’.2 English: variant of Toll .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Rettie Toole in household of Ed Toole, "United States Census, 1900"

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