Betty Adeline Tolliver

21 September 1923–19 January 2003 (Age 79)
Brookings, Brookings, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Betty Adeline

When Betty Adeline Tolliver was born on 21 September 1923, in Brookings, Brookings, South Dakota, United States, her father, Carl Burnett Tolliver, was 26 and her mother, Laura Caroline Borstad, was 28. She married Louis Henry Hogge on 2 February 1945, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 19 January 2003, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Louis Henry Hogge
Betty Adeline Tolliver
Marriage: 2 February 1945
Robert Louis Hogge

Spouse and Children

2 February 1945
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States


    Robert Louis Hogge


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 14

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Telfer .2 Americanized form of the Italian family name Taliaferro (cognate with 1), from tagliare ‘to cut’ + ferro ‘iron’, probably applied as a nickname for a metal worker or a fierce fighter (see genealogical note).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Betty Tolliver in household of Carl Tolliver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Betty Tolliver in household of Carl Tolliver, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Betty Adeline Tolliver, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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