Clara Ann Tolton

13 April 1852–4 September 1932 (Age 80)
Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Clara Ann

When Clara Ann Tolton was born on 13 April 1852, in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States, her father, Edward H Tolton, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Tomlinson, was 20. She married Isaac Turley on 4 October 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 4 September 1932, in Colonia Juárez, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 80, and was buried in Colonia Juárez Cemetery, Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Turley
Clara Ann Tolton
Marriage: 4 October 1867
Edward Franklin Turley
Esther Turley
Frances Turley
Ernest Tolton Turley
Ida May Turley
Mary Ann Turley
Clara Ellen Turley
Moroni Turley
Rachel Turley
Isaac Turley Jr
Walter Turley
Anna Priscilla Turley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 October 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Santa Anna returns to Mexico and becomes president. Sells additional territory to United States under Gadsden Purchase.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 21
    Reform Laws incorporated into Mexican constitution confirming separation of church and state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Leicestershire): habitational name, possibly from either of two places called Tollerton, in Nottinghamshire and North Yorkshire. The first is named from the Old Norse personal name Thorleifr + Old English tūn ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’; the second is from Old English tolnere ‘tax gatherers’ + tūn.

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

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    Clara Ann Tolton Life Story

    History of Clara Ann Tolton Turley Clara Ann Tolton, daughter of Edward and Mary Ann Tomlinson Tolton, was born on April 13, 1852 at Monticello, Madison Co. Illinois. Her paternal grandparents were …

    Sources (29)

    • Clara A Toulton in household of Edwd Toulton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Clara Tolton in entry for Anna Priscilla Van Wagoner, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Clara A Turley in household of Isaac Turley, "United States Census, 1870"

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