John Tolin

1859–
Powell, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John

When John Tolin was born in 1859, in Powell, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jourdan Tolin, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ellen Sewell, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Jourdan Tolin
1822–1934
Mary Ellen Sewell
1828–1870
Sarah Francis Tolin
1846–1903
James H Tolin
1855–
Martha Catherine Tolin
1849–1935
George Harrison Tolin
1852–1932
Tolin
1853–
Mary Elizabeth Tolin
1854–1934
Ann Mariah Tolin
1856–
John Tolin
1859–
Joseph Davis Tolin
1864–1940
Morgan Tolin
1866–

Parents & Siblings

  • Jourdan Tolin

    Male1822–1934Male

  • Mary Ellen Sewell

    Female1828–1870Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 2

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of a Nordic personal name, Tolimer, composed of a hypocoristic form of compound names in Thor- ( see Thor ) + mar ‘famous’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • John Tolan in household of Jordan Tolan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jordan Tolan, "United States Census, 1870"

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