Weaver Elmer Tooley

17 September 1899–3 January 1978 (Age 78)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Weaver Elmer

When Weaver Elmer Tooley was born on 17 September 1899, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph J Tooley, was 21 and his mother, Lola Biggerstaff, was 19. He lived in Center Point, Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Hume, Edgar, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 3 January 1978, in Hoopeston, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hume, Edgar, Illinois, United States.

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Weaver Elmer Tooley
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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 1

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.

Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer W Tooley in household of Jon J Tooley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Weaver Tooley in household of Joseph Tooley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elmer W Tooley in household of Joseph J Tooley, "United States Census, 1900"

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