Jesse James Tolin

1888–1980 (Age 92)
Jasper, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jesse James

When Jesse James Tolin was born on 20 July 1888, in Jasper, Illinois, United States, his father, Silas Tolin, was 38 and his mother, Sarah F. Richardson, was 37. He married Florence Carrie Arends on 7 January 1913, in Dumont, Butler, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in July 1980, in Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Beresford, Lincoln, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse James Tolin
Florence Carrie Arends
Marriage: 7 January 1913
Merlin Jesse Tolin

Spouse & Children

7 January 1913
Dumont, Butler, Iowa, United States


  • Merlin Jesse Tolin


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1849–1944Male

  • Sarah F. Richardson




  • John Thomas Tolin


  • William Andrew Tolin


  • Isaac Fountain Tolen


  • Female1875–1966Female

  • Male1877–1966Male

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 (3)

  • Jess J Tolin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse J Tolen in household of Silas Tolen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse Tolin in household of Silas Tolin, "United States Census, 1900"

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