Charles Totman

7 May 1813–20 November 1888 (Age 75)
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Totman was born on 7 May 1813, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Charles Totman, was 26 and his mother, Sophia Collamore, was 28. He married Thais Holbrook on 4 March 1833. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 25 years. He died on 20 November 1888, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Charles Totman
1813–1888
Thais Holbrook
1815–1868
Marriage: 4 March 1833
Anthony Ellsmore Tolman
1836–1856
Anthany Almira Totman
1836–
boy Totman
1838–1839
girl Totman
1838–1839
George Gilman Totman
1839–1839
Lucetta Holbrook Totman
1840–1843
Anthony Ellsmore Totman
1843–
Anna Fernanda Totman
1843–1845

Spouse and Children

    Male1813–1888Male

    Thais Holbrook

    Female1815–1868Female

MARRIAGE
4 March 1833
children

(8)

    Anthony Ellsmore Tolman

    Male1836–1856Male

    Anthany Almira Totman

    Female1836–Female

    boy Totman

    Male1838–1839Male

    girl Totman

    Female1838–1839Female

    George Gilman Totman

    Male1839–1839Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman or lookout, Middle English toteman.

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

Sources (3)

  • Chas Totman in household of Eliza Shaw, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles Totman, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Charles Totman, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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