Welby Toomey

1897–1989 (Age 92)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Welby

When Welby Toomey was born on 23 January 1897, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James William Toomey, was 37 and his mother, Mary Frances Aldridge, was 23. He married Cora Belle Carlton about 1922, in Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Millville, Woodford, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 1 Lancaster, Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 1 May 1989, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Welby Toomey
Cora Belle Carlton
Marriage: about 1922
Morris James Toomey

Spouse & Children

about 1922
Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • James William Toomey


  • Mary Frances Aldridge




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 3

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (3)

  • Webb Toomey in household of Jaines Toomey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Welby Toomey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Welby Toomey, "United States Census, 1930"

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