Clarence Tolman

5 August 1875–1943 (Age 67)
Bath Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clarence

When Clarence Tolman was born on 5 August 1875, in Bath Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States, his father, Myron Tolman, was 39 and his mother, Rose Mary Fuller, was 29. He married Sarah Webster on 28 April 1906, in Bath, Clinton, Michigan, United States. He died in 1943, in Bath, Clinton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Bath, Clinton, Michigan, United States.

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Clarence Tolman
Sarah Webster
Marriage: 28 April 1906

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28 April 1906
Bath, Clinton, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): occupational name for a toll collector, from Middle English toll ‘tax’, ‘payment’ ( see Toller ) + man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence Folman in household of Mervin Webster, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Tolman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence Tolman in household of Myron Tolman, "United States Census, 1880"

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