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
Thais Holbrook
Marriage: 4 March 1833
Anthony Ellsmore Tolman
Anthany Almira Totman
boy Totman
girl Totman
George Gilman Totman
Lucetta Holbrook Totman
Anthony Ellsmore Totman
Anna Fernanda Totman

Spouse and Children


    Thais Holbrook


4 March 1833


    Anthony Ellsmore Tolman


    Anthany Almira Totman


    boy Totman


    girl Totman


    George Gilman Totman


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+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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