William Toomey

1883–
Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of William

When William Toomey was born on 16 March 1883, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Michael Toomey, was 54 and his mother, Mary Welsh, was 47.

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Family Time Line

Michael Toomey
1829–1894
Mary Welsh
1836–
James Toomey
1870–
Mary Ann Toomey
1872–1882
Catherine Toomey
1873–1950
Eugene Toomey
1874–
Jerrimiah W Toomey
1876–
Mary Toomey
1878–
Margaret Toomey
1880–
William Toomey
1883–
William Toomey
1892–

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World Events (3)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 7

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.

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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