Olga Frances Toll

1879–1974 (Age 94)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Olga Frances

When Olga Frances Toll was born on 30 June 1879, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Otto Toll, was 31 and her mother, Anna Lamka, was 21. She married Charles Louis Blondin on 12 April 1917, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Chikaming Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died on 19 March 1974, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Olga Frances Toll
Charles Louis Blondin
Marriage: 12 April 1917

Spouse & Children

12 April 1917
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Otto Toll


  • Anna Lamka




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World Events (8)

1880 · History of Chikaming Township

Age 1

History of Chickaming Township, MI. FROM History of Berrien and Van Buren Counties, Michigan With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches of Their Men and Pioneers. D. W. Ensign & Co., Philadelphia 1880 Press of J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia. Chickaming Township * CHICKAMING township contains 19 full sections, and 6 triangular sections formed by Lake Michigan, and is bounded on the north and west by Lake Michigan and the township of Lake, on the east by the township of Weesaw, on the south by the townships of New Buffalo and Three Oaks, and is designated on the United States survey as town 7 south, of range 20 west. The name Chickaming is an Indian word, meaning lake. The highest point of land between St. Joseph and New Buffalo is near Wilkinson Station, being 98 feet above the river at New Buffalo. Along the lake-shore the soil is sandy. The northerly portion of that section was heavily timbered with beech, maple, and other woods. The southerly portion was white and black oak. In the easterly and southerly portions of the township the. soil is generally a clay loam of good quality. The lake-shore strip is a good region for the production of all kinds of fruit, and is largely cultivated for that purpose. The farming lands are similar in quality and production to those of adjacent townships. The township is watered by the north branch of the Galien River, which enters in the lower part of section 12, and passes diagonally through sections 13, 23, 22, 27, 29, and passes out in section 29. Following is a list of persons who made original entries of government lands in the several sections of the township of Chickaming: Section 1.- E. Griswold, - Sheldon, C. Britain, G. Kimmel. Section 2.- Sherwood & Co., - Wittemeyer, Calvin Britain. Section 3.- Sherwood & Co., D. A. Miller, T. U. Wray, B. Horton, and Stuart & Co. Section 9.- Sherwood. Whole section. Section 1O.- D. A. Miller, R. Horton, F. M. Wray, J. C. Miller, - Horner, G. Kimmel. Section 11.- G. Kimmel, - Johnson. Section 12.- G. Kimmel, C. K
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Toll, Old English Toll, or Old Norse Tóli, the latter being derived from a reduced form of a compound name such as þórleifr (composed of the elements þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder ( see Thor ) + leifr ‘relic’) or þórleikr (composed of the elements þórr + leikr ‘sport’, ‘play’).2 English: topographic name from toll ‘clump of trees’, a dialect term of Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire.3 German: nickname from Middle High German tol, dol ‘foolish’, also ‘pretty’ or ‘handsome’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Olga Toll in household of Porter A Lipscomb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Olga Blondin in household of Charles Blondin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olga F Blondin in household of Charles L Blondin, "United States Census, 1920"

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