Maude Jane Toney

1877–1970 (Age 92)
Jamestown, Boone, Indiana, United States

The Life of Maude Jane

When Maude Jane Toney was born on 15 December 1877, in Jamestown, Boone, Indiana, United States, her father, Hiram Jackson Toney, was 35 and her mother, Luvica Adams, was 31. She married Patrick Henry Bligh on 18 August 1895, in Jersey, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 2 January 1970, in Altona, Knox, Illinois, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maude Jane Toney
1877–1970
Patrick Henry Bligh
1866–1904
Marriage: 18 August 1895
Preston Bligh
1896–1967
Hugh Henry Bligh
1898–1958
Goldie Bligh
1900–1996
Maud Bligh
1908–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1877–1970Female

  • Patrick Henry Bligh

    Male1866–1904Male

MARRIAGE
18 August 1895
Jersey, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

  • Clayborn Davidson

    Male1861–1923Male

  • Mary Etta Toney

    Female1869–1961Female

  • Female1877–1970Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 8

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 25

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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)

  • Maude Toney Bligh in entry for Goldie Payne, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Maude Eady in entry for Hugh Henry Bligh, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Maud Toney in entry for P. Henry Bligh, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

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