Clifford William Tooley

1892–1967 (Age 75)
Saline, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Clifford William

Clifford William Tooley was born on 28 March 1892, in Saline, Nebraska, United States as the son of James Tooley and Mary Haedenrich. He married Mary Dorothy Sherlock on 6 July 1921, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in West Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1900 and Seattle, King, Washington, United States for about 20 years. He died on 15 May 1967, in King, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Shoreline, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clifford William Tooley
Mary Dorothy Sherlock
Marriage: 6 July 1921
Agnes C. Tooley
Mary Elizabeth Tooley
Catherine Tooley

Spouse & Children

6 July 1921
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • James Tooley


  • Mary Haedenrich




  • Clarence Edgar Tooley


  • Zetta Ethel Tooley


  • Curtis Andrew Tooley


  • Male1892–1967Male

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 5

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Toole .2 English (mainly Norfolk): from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Toll .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clifford Hathaway in household of William Hathaway, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clifford William Tooley in household of Mary A Hathaway, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clifford Tooley, "United States Census, 1930"

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