Maria Jane Tolley

1 October 1851–14 January 1926 (Age 74)
South Molton, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Maria Jane

When Maria Jane Tolley was born on 1 October 1851, in South Molton, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Fisher Tolley, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Warren, was 26. She married Jabus Townsend Nowlin II on 23 January 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1859 and lived in Willow Creek, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 14 January 1926, in Ammon, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jabus Townsend Nowlin II
1848–1911
Maria Jane Tolley
1851–1926
Marriage: 23 January 1870
Jabus William Nowlin
1871–1940
Thomas Warren Nowlin
1873–1957
Ernest Leroy Nowlin
1875–1960
Thirza Marie Nowlin
1876–1943
Sara Amanda Nowlin
1878–1945
Charles Franklin Nowlin
1881–1938
George Washington Nowlin
1882–1966
Emma Esther Nowlin
1885–1885
Henry Roger Nowlin
1886–1886
John Foy Nowlin
1889–1889
Katie Jane Nowlin
1890–1941

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries 1865: Called Taylor's Crossing, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1866: Named changed to Eagle Rock, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Still Eagle Rock, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1891: Renamed Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States 1911: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly West Midlands): from the Middle English personal name Toli (Old Norse Tóli, a particularly East Scandinavian pet form of names in Thórr ‘the god Thor’ + an element beginning with l-).Americanized form of German Tolle .In some cases also an American shortened and altered form of Russian Telyatev: nickname or metonymic occupational name derived from telyata ‘calves’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Talley
    Tolle
    Tolly

    Story Highlight

    Maria Tolley Nowlin

    History of Maria Tolley Nowlin Prepared by Elizabeth (Libby) Hammon Maria Tolley Nowlin was born October 1, 1851 at South Molton Devonshire, England. She was the oldest daughter of William Fisher a …

    Sources (36)

    • Marie Nowlin in household of Edward S Hanson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Maria Nowlien, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Maria Jolly in household of Wm Jolly, "United States Census, 1860"

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