Otto C. Toll

1900–1979 (Age 78)
Texas, United States

The Life of Otto C.

When Otto C. Toll was born on 14 July 1900, in Texas, United States, his father, August Carl F. Toll, was 41 and his mother, Augusta Krueger, was 34. He married Edna Meinke on 1 November 1921, in Fayette, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Fayette, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 19 January 1979, in La Grange, Fayette, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Waldeck, Fayette, Texas, United States.

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Otto C. Toll
Edna Meinke
Marriage: 1 November 1921

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1 November 1921
Fayette, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Otto Toll in household of Herman Toll, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Otto C Toll, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Otto Toll, "United States Census, 1940"

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