Samuel W Tolle

20 March 1890–6 January 1984 (Age 93)
Petra, Bracken, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Samuel W

When Samuel W Tolle was born on 20 March 1890, in Petra, Bracken, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Tolle, was 36 and his mother, Martha ( Patsy) Workman, was 25. He married Rachel Lucy Courts on 5 March 1921, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 7, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Powersville, Bracken, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 6 January 1984, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93.

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Samuel W Tolle
Rachel Lucy Courts
Marriage: 5 March 1921
Erma Tolle
Doris Tolle
Norrine Tolle
Norman K Tolle
June Tolle

Spouse and Children


    Rachel Lucy Courts


5 March 1921
Kentucky, United States


    Erma Tolle


    Doris Tolle


    Norrine Tolle


    Norman K Tolle


    June Tolle


Parents and Siblings



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Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a collector of tolls or customs, from toll, tol ‘toll’.2 German: variant of Toelle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Tolle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam Tolle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sam Toll in household of Patsy Toll, "United States Census, 1920"

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