William Toomey

1887–1951 (Age 63)
Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William

William Toomey was born on 14 October 1887, in Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Thomas Toomey and Hannah Holland. He married Myrtle I Jones on 29 November 1929, in Vader, Lewis, Washington, United States. He lived in Lewis, Washington, United States in 1910 and Cowlitz Bend Election Precinct, Lewis, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 26 July 1951, in Washington, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Vader, Lewis, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Toomey
Myrtle I Jones
Marriage: 29 November 1929

Spouse & Children

  • Male1887–1951Male

  • Myrtle I Jones


29 November 1929
Vader, Lewis, Washington, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Toomey


  • Hannah Holland




World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 2

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
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.

Age 17

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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.

Sources (3)

  • William Toomey in household of John Holland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Toomey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Toomey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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