Peter Van Toll

1910–1999 (Age 89)
Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Peter Van

When Peter Van Toll was born on 2 March 1910, in Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Willebrordus VanToll, was 27 and his mother, Anna Marie DeWitt, was 26. He married Irma Lamers on 24 October 1969, in Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States. He died on 21 November 1999, in Ubly, Huron, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Peter Van Toll
Irma Lamers
Marriage: 24 October 1969

Spouse & Children

24 October 1969
Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • William Willebrordus VanToll


  • Anna Marie DeWitt




  • Lucille VanToll


  • Male1910–1999Male

  • Mary A VanToll


  • John VanToll


World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 9

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 24

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Toll, Old English Toll, or Old Norse Tóli, the latter being derived from a reduced form of a compound name such as þórleifr (composed of the elements þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder ( see Thor ) + leifr ‘relic’) or þórleikr (composed of the elements þórr + leikr ‘sport’, ‘play’).2 English: topographic name from toll ‘clump of trees’, a dialect term of Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire.3 German: nickname from Middle High German tol, dol ‘foolish’, also ‘pretty’ or ‘handsome’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Peter William Van Toll in entry for Irma C Van Toll, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Peter Van Toll - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Peter Van Toll

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