Jefferson Tolin

1857–1891 (Age 34)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Jefferson

When Jefferson Tolin was born on 7 April 1857, in Missouri, United States, his father, Hugh Tolin, was 33 and his mother, Mary Jane Pickett, was 22. He married Mollie Edwards Tolin on 11 December 1877, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States. He lived in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died on 16 August 1891, at the age of 34, and was buried in Mount Mora Cemetery, Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Jefferson Tolin
Mollie Edwards Tolin
Marriage: 11 December 1877

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  • Male1857–1891Male

  • Mollie Edwards Tolin


11 December 1877
Buchanan, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 10

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of a Nordic personal name, Tolimer, composed of a hypocoristic form of compound names in Thor- ( see Thor ) + mar ‘famous’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jefferson Tolen in household of Hugh Tolen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jeff Tolin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jefferson Tolin - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Jefferson Tolin

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