Josephine Tollison

24 October 1883–January 1959 (Age 75)
Choctaw, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Tollison was born on 24 October 1883, in Choctaw, Mississippi, United States, her father, Marion F Tollison, was 21 and her mother, Georgia Anna Malone, was 17. She lived in Weir, Choctaw, Mississippi, United States in 1900. She died in January 1959, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 75.

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Travis Franklin
Josephine Tollison

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Marion F Tollison


    Georgia Anna Malone




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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 20

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; possibly Scandinavian.

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

Sources (2)

  • Junnie J Tolison in household of Morin F Tolison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jimmie Mathews, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"

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