Corbett Tooley

1896–1986 (Age 90)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Corbett

When Corbett Tooley was born on 24 April 1896, in Kentucky, United States, his father, John Shelton Tooley, was 66 and his mother, Arbania Ellen Bonnie Chappell, was 34. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 2, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 18 July 1986, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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Corbett Tooley
Edna Earle Jenkins

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Shelton Tooley


  • Arbania Ellen Bonnie Chappell




  • Female1877–1929Female

  • Jim Hannon Tooley


  • Tooley


  • Tiora Tooley


  • Male1884–1945Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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 4

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 24

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Corbett Tooley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Corbett Tooley in household of J H Tooley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Corbett Tooley in household of J S Tooley, "United States Census, 1900"

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