Vada Morine Tolliver

March 1895–7 February 1986 (Age 90)
Wellsville, Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Vada Morine

When Vada Morine Tolliver was born in March 1895, in Wellsville, Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States, her father, William Henry Tolliver, was 44 and her mother, Florence Alice Peterson, was 34. She lived in Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States in 1920. She died on 7 February 1986, in Wellsville, Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Wellsville, Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York
Age 22
Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 24
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Telfer .2 Americanized form of the Italian family name Taliaferro (cognate with 1), from tagliare ‘to cut’ + ferro ‘iron’, probably applied as a nickname for a metal worker or a fierce fighter (see genealogical note).

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

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  • Vada Woodlawn in household of Thomas J Woodlawn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vada M Toliver in household of Benjamin F Wright, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vada M Toliver in household of William Toliver, "United States Census, 1900"

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