Mary Minor 'Mamie' Toney

1876–1954 (Age 78)
Mitchell, Wheeler, Oregon, United States

The Life of Mary Minor 'Mamie'

When Mary Minor 'Mamie' Toney was born on 19 June 1876, in Mitchell, Wheeler, Oregon, United States, her father, Jonathan Toney, was 41 and her mother, Mary Lucinda Booth, was 29. She married Map DeMalon Shields on 13 September 1902, in Wheeler, Oregon, United States. She lived in Antelope Election Precinct, Wasco, Oregon, United States in 1880. She died on 20 June 1954, in Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 78.

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Mary Minor 'Mamie' Toney
Map DeMalon Shields
Marriage: 13 September 1902

Spouse & Children

13 September 1902
Wheeler, Oregon, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Jonathan Toney


  • Mary Lucinda Booth




  • Effa Blanche Toney


  • Male1870–1957Male

  • Robert Booth Toney


  • William Owen Toney


  • Female1876–1954Female

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World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 4

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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.

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)

  • Mary M Toney in household of Mary L Toney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Toney in household of John Toney, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mamie Shields in entry for Map D Shields, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"

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