Orson Tousley Toll

1888–1973 (Age 84)
Onondaga Hill, Onondaga, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Orson Tousley

When Orson Tousley Toll was born on 29 September 1888, in Onondaga Hill, Onondaga, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, John Oscar Toll, was 47 and his mother, Fannie Elizabeth Dunlap, was 37. He died on 5 August 1973, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

John Oscar Toll
1841–1921
Fannie Elizabeth Dunlap
1851–1931
Orson Tousley Toll
1888–1973

Parents & Siblings

  • John Oscar Toll

    Male1841–1921Male

  • Fannie Elizabeth Dunlap

    Female1851–1931Female

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

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 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.

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