Raymon Clair Toll

1924–1957 (Age 33)
Dunsmuir, Siskiyou, California, United States

The Life of Raymon Clair

When Raymon Clair Toll was born on 18 August 1924, in Dunsmuir, Siskiyou, California, United States, his father, Carl Oscar Toll, was 24 and his mother, Leona Agnes Hurlburt, was 23. He lived in Crest, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Eugene Election Precinct 20, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 17 November 1957, in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States, at the age of 33.

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Raymon Clair Toll
Helen C Tobin

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  • Helen C Tobin


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1933 · Fort Peck Dam Construction Begins

Age 9

Construction on the Fort Peck Dam started in 1933. It is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River. It is located in the northeastern part of Montana near Glasgow and Fort Peck.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 10

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

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 (3)

  • Raymond C Toll in household of Carl O Toll, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymon Toll in household of Carl O Toll, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raymon Clair Toll, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"

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