Christopher 'Cristanda' Tooley

1692–
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Christopher 'Cristanda'

When Christopher 'Cristanda' Tooley was born on 4 October 1692, in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Christopher Tooley, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Usquert, was 42. He married Concurrence Kelsey on 16 March 1756, in Clinton, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Family Time Line

Christopher 'Cristanda' Tooley
1692–
Concurrence Kelsey
1718–
Marriage: 16 March 1756
Benjamin Tooley
1758–1758
Christopher III Tooley
1760–1761

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
16 March 1756
Clinton, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 84

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 89

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 91

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Toole .2 English (mainly Norfolk): from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Toll .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Christopher Tooley

He came from Brookhaven, Long Island, New York 1675. He went from there to Killingworth, CT by 1685. In Poss. of Thomas Freeman from New Port RI 1655. Dated Nov. 2003. Since the above informatio …

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Sources (3)

  • Cristanda Or Christopher Tooley, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Christopher Tooley in entry for Christopher Tooley, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Christopher Tolley in entry for Benjamin Tolley, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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