Samuel Toole

1737–
Clinton, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Toole was born on 5 October 1737, in Clinton, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Andrew Tooley, was 22 and his mother, Abigail Stevens, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Tooley
1715–1783
Abigail Stevens
1704–1761
Jeremiah Toole
1736–
Samuel Toole
1737–
John Tooley
1739–
Andrew Tooley
1741–1777
Peter Tooley
1743–
Abigail Toole
1745–

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World Events (3)

1776

Age 39

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 39

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 44

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of O’Toole , an Americanized form of Ó Tuathail ‘descendant of Tuathal’.2 English: variant of Toll .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Samuel Toole, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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