Maude Agatha Tollett

12 May 1900–22 June 1995 (Age 95)
Loire, Wilson, Texas, United States

The Life of Maude Agatha

When Maude Agatha Tollett was born on 12 May 1900, in Loire, Wilson, Texas, United States, her father, John James Tollett, was 25 and her mother, Lula Mae Swindler, was 21. She married William Harold Mussey on 25 December 1925, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Wilson, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 7, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 22 June 1995, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Bexar Land District, Texas, United States.

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William Harold Mussey
Maude Agatha Tollett
Marriage: 25 December 1925
William Harold Mussey
James Edward Mussey

Spouse and Children

25 December 1925
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.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tullet(t), apparently a metonymic occupational name for a maker of armor, from Middle English tuillet denoting a piece of medieval armor that protects the thigh, from a diminutive of Old French tieule ‘plaque’, ‘tile’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Maudie Mussey in household of Harold Mussey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maudie Mussey in household of Harold Mussey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • A Maud Tollett in household of W Peter Tollett, "United States Census, 1900"

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