Elizabeth Toyne

1897–1995
Muscatine, Iowa, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Toyne was born about 1897, in Muscatine, Iowa, United States. She died before 1995, at the age of 97.

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World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): unexplained.

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

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