William Toomey

1910–1968 (Age 58)
Scone, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of William

When William Toomey was born in 1910, in Scone, New South Wales, Australia, his father, William Toomey, was 48 and his mother, Sophia Sarah Thornton, was 43. He married Grace Ethel Sparke in 1938, in Barraba, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1968, in Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 58.

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William Toomey
Grace Ethel Sparke
Marriage: 1938
Janice Elizabeth Toomey

Spouse & Children

Barraba, New South Wales, Australia


Parents & Siblings

  • William Toomey


  • Sophia Sarah Thornton




World Events (8)


Age 1

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 4

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 29

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

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.

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  • Birth Of William Toomey

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