Ellen Louise Toothaker

Brief Life History of Ellen Louise

When Ellen Louise Toothaker was born on 4 August 1874, in Maine, United States, her father, Albert Toothaker, was 37 and her mother, Lydia A. Peterson, was 32. She died on 27 July 1900, in Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Toothaker
1836–1913
Lydia A. Peterson
1841–1902
Alice L. Toothaker
1867–1894
Sidney H. Toothaker
1870–1936
Ellen Louise Toothaker
1874–1900
Frank A. Toothaker
1881–1905

Sources (6)

  • Ellen Toothaker in household of Albert Toothaker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ellen Louise Toothaker, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ellen Louise Toothaker, "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Swiss German Totenacher, a habitational name (recorded in Konstanz in the 14th century) for someone from Todtnacht in Thurgau, Switzerland.

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

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