Walter William Toomey

1880–1952 (Age 72)
Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Walter William

When Walter William Toomey was born on 15 August 1880, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Albert Toomey, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Jennie Wilson, was 23. He married Belva Gertrude Perkins on 23 May 1904, in Wilson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Neodesha, Wilson, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Newark Township, Wilson, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 August 1952, in Neosho Falls, Neosho Falls Township, Woodson, Kansas Territory, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Star Cemetery, Neodesha, Wilson, Kansas, United States.

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Walter William Toomey
Belva Gertrude Perkins
Marriage: 23 May 1904
Fern Marie Toomey
Fred W Toomey
Mildred Ilene Toomey
Mildred Toomey
Muriel Toomey
Rex F Toomey
Bonnie June Toomey

Spouse & Children

23 May 1904
Wilson, Kansas, United States


+2 More Children

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 1

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Toomey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuama ‘descendant of Tuaim’, a personal name apparently derived from tuaim ‘burial mound’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Toomey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter W Foomey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter W Toomey, "United States Census, 1930"

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