Virginia Toomey

1892–1965 (Age 73)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Virginia

When Virginia Toomey was born in February 1892, in Kentucky, United States, her father, James William Toomey, was 32 and her mother, Mary Frances Aldridge, was 19. She had at least 1 son with Chester Arthur Jones. She lived in Million, Madison, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 1, Madison, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 14 November 1965, in Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States.

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Virginia Toomey
Chester Arthur Jones
Edwin C Jones

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Parents & Siblings

  • James William Toomey


  • Mary Frances Aldridge




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 8

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

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.

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)

  • Virginia Jones, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virginia Whitaker in household of Shirley Whitaker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vergie Whittaker in household of Shirley Whittaker, "United States Census, 1910"

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