Leona Tober

Female15 July 1918–21 December 2001

Brief Life History of Leona

When Leona Tober was born on 15 July 1918, in Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Tober, was 27 and her mother, Caroline A Cominsky, was 22. She had at least 1 daughter with Anthony Valentino Marzzarella Ricci. She died on 21 December 2001, in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Anthony Valentino Marzzarella Ricci
Leona Tober
Nancy Ricci

Sources (5)

  • Leona Tobor in household of Joseph Tobor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leona Tober Ricci in entry for Nancy L Kristoff, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Leona Tober in household of Joseph Tober, "United States Census, 1930"

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Children (1)

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Ewald, Heinz, Herta, Horst, Klaus, Merwin, Siegfried.

German: habitational name for someone from Toba in Thuringia or Tober in Styria.

German: from a derivative of Tobe, a short form of the personal name Tobias .

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

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