VIRGIL CLINTON TOOMEY

1927–1998 (Age 71)
Lancaster, Garrard, Kentucky, United States

The Life of VIRGIL CLINTON

When VIRGIL CLINTON TOOMEY was born in 1927, in Lancaster, Garrard, Kentucky, United States, his father, Floyd Rae Toomey, was 28 and his mother, Bessie W Long, was 26. He lived in Buckeye, Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 1 Lancaster, Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 28 May 1998, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Rae Toomey
1899–1989
Bessie W Long
1901–
JAMES M TOOMEY
1919–2000
LEWIS B TOOMEY
1921–2000
Morris Ray Toomey
1924–2000
KATHERINE TOOMEY
1925–2004
VIRGIL CLINTON TOOMEY
1927–1998
Virginia Mae Toomey
1928–2002
TAMMYE TOOMEY
1930–2004
Brenda Jane Toomey
1943–1956

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1899–1989Male

  • Bessie W Long

    Female1901–Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1927

Age 0

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 9

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Toomey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuama ‘descendant of Tuaim’, a personal name apparently derived from tuaim ‘burial mound’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Virgil Toomey in household of Floyd Toomey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virgil Toomey in household of Floyd Toomey, "United States Census, 1930"

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