Philip Lee Toll

1902–1994 (Age 91)
Arcata, Humboldt, California, United States

The Life of Philip Lee

When Philip Lee Toll was born on 25 November 1902, in Arcata, Humboldt, California, United States, his father, David Lee Toll, was 33 and his mother, Leora Minerva Prigmore, was 29. He lived in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States in 1920. He died on 2 March 1994, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

David Lee Toll
1869–1953
Leora Minerva Prigmore
1873–1958
Philip Lee Toll
1902–1994
Cora Augustine Toll
1908–1985

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1927

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Philip L T*L in household of David L T*L, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Phillip L Toll in household of David L Toll, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Philip L Toll, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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