Maude Arlene Toney

1905–1979 (Age 73)
Ringgold, Iowa, United States

The Life of Maude Arlene

When Maude Arlene Toney was born on 5 June 1905, in Ringgold, Iowa, United States, her father, Charles Alford Toney, was 44 and her mother, Nancy Caroline Mitchell, was 40. She had at least 1 son with Thornton Sanford Johnson. She lived in Bloomington Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Eden Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 12 January 1979, in Albany, Linn, Oregon, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Albany, Linn, Oregon, United States.

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Maude Arlene Toney
Thornton Sanford Johnson
Jerry Johnson

Spouse & Children



  • Jerry Johnson


Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Alford Toney


  • Nancy Caroline Mitchell




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 8

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 21

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Ton(e)y, a reduced form of Anthony .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Maud I Johnson in household of Thorton S Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mauda A Foney in household of Charles Foney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maude A Taney in household of Charles Taney, "United States Census, 1930"

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