Mary Margaret Toney

1887–1965 (Age 78)
Boone, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Toney was born on 3 January 1887, in Boone, West Virginia, United States, her father, John Leftridge Toney, was 39 and her mother, Minerva Alice Gillispie, was 26. She married John Anderson Burgess on 23 November 1907, in Boone, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 30 January 1965, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bloomingrose, Boone, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Margaret Toney
John Anderson Burgess
Marriage: 23 November 1907
Josie A Burgess
John Fulton Burgess
Margaret Ethel Burgess
Percy Edward Burgess
Louvicie Alice Burgess
Helen Woodrow Burgess

Spouse & Children

23 November 1907
Boone, West Virginia, United States


  • Female1907–1986Female

  • John Fulton Burgess


  • Margaret Ethel Burgess


  • Male1914–2001Male

  • Louvicie Alice Burgess


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Ton(e)y, a reduced form of Anthony .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mary M Burgers in household of John A Burgers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maggie Burgess in household of John Burgess, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret Burgess in household of John A Burgess, "United States Census, 1930"

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