Virgil Dee Toomey

1911–1992 (Age 80)
Collegedale, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Virgil Dee

Virgil Dee Toomey was born on 10 December 1911, in Collegedale, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States as the son of Virgil Dee Toomey Sr. and Lida. He married Eula Dorflinger on 25 August 1934, in Shelby, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 2, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Ooltewah, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1994. He died on 22 June 1992, in Collegedale, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Collegedale, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virgil Dee Toomey
Eula Dorflinger
Marriage: 25 August 1934

Spouse & Children

25 August 1934
Shelby, Tennessee, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Virgil Dee Toomey Sr.


  • Lida




World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

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.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 20

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Virgil B Toomy, Jr in household of Virgil B Toomy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virgil Tromey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virgil Dee Toomey in entry for Eula Toomey, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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