Clyde Evelyn Tooley

1881–1964 (Age 82)
Madison, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Clyde Evelyn

When Clyde Evelyn Tooley was born on 18 November 1881, in Madison, Madison, Illinois, United States, his father, James Milo Tooley, was 41 and his mother, Mahala Sorrels Swords, was 34. He had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Mary Jeanetta Warren. He died on 10 January 1964, in Smithboro, Bond, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Nokomis, Montgomery, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clyde Evelyn Tooley
Mary Jeanetta Warren
Norma Marie Tooley
Melva Eloise Tooley
Neva Jayne Tooley
Lucille Grace Tooley
William Warren Tooley

Spouse & Children



  • Female1907–1964Female

  • Neva Jayne Tooley


  • Lucille Grace Tooley


  • Male1912–1990Male

  • Melva Eloise Tooley


Parents & Siblings

  • James Milo Tooley


  • Mahala Sorrels Swords




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 4

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

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

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)

  • Clyde E Tooley in household of James M Tooley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clyde Tooley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clyde Tooley, "United States Census, 1940"

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