Philip Abram Toll

1827–1913 (Age 86)
Kent, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Philip Abram

When Philip Abram Toll was born on 1 January 1827, in Kent, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Henry Toll, was 26 and his mother, Tryphena Chapman, was 19. He married Eleanor McDonald on 26 September 1854. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Raleigh, Kent, Ontario, Canada for about 20 years and Kent, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 1 May 1913, in Ouvry, Raleigh, Kent, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 86, and was buried in Raleigh, Kent, Ontario, Canada.

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Philip Abram Toll
Eleanor McDonald
Marriage: 26 September 1854
Victoria Jane Toll

Spouse & Children

  • Male1827–1913Male

  • Eleanor McDonald


26 September 1854


  • Victoria Jane Toll


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World Events (6)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 40

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 42

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 53

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

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)

  • Phaliph Toll, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Philip Abraham Toll, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Philip Abraham Toll, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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