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William C Toole

Male 1818 - 1909  (90 years)


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  • Name William C Toole 
    Born 28 March 1818  Shelby Co., KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1909 
    Notes 
    • William C. Toole was born Mar 28, 1818, also in KY, and was in Buchanan Co., Washington Twp., in 1850. He and Elvira Wigglesworth had 10 children.

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      # ID: I556023147
      # Name: William C TOOLE
      # Given Name: William C
      # Surname: Toole
      # Sex: M
      # Birth: Mar 28, 1818 in Shelby Co., Ky
      # Death: 1909
      # Note:

      Biographical Sketch of Judge W.C. Toole, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO

      >From "History of Buchanan County, Missouri, Published 1881, St. Joseph
      Steam Printing Company, Printers, Binders, Etc., St. Joseph, Missouri.
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      Judge W. C. Toole, was born in Shelby County, Kentucky, March 28, 1818.
      In 1834 he moved with his father to Alton, Illinois, where he continued
      to reside till the year 1838, when he went to Buchanan County, Missouri.
      n 1841 he married in Weston, Missouri, Miss E. Wiglesworth, of Greenup
      County, Kentucky, by whom he has had ten children: Kittie, Dickie,
      Octavius, Alice, William, Lizzie, Laura, Emma, Alpha and Edwin. In
      1848 Mr. Toole was admitted to the bar, and began the practice of law
      in St. Joseph. In 1852 he was elected Judge of the Court of Common
      Pleas, a position which, after holding three years, he resigned. In
      1856 he was poointed Register of the City of St. Joseph, and held the
      office uninterruptedly for nine years. In 1864 he was elected City
      Recorder. This office he shortly after resigned, and during the same
      year was elected on the Republican ticket Circuit Clerk, serving in
      that capacity two years. In 1871 he was elected on the Liberal ticket
      Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, which office he continued to hold
      till its abolishment by the Legislature of 1875. Judge Toole first
      made his permanent home in St. Joseph in 1852. He has, in the years
      that have since elapsed, been prominently active in all public enter-
      prises calculated to advance the interests of the city and county, and
      in the building of churches, school houses, and charitable institutions
      has ever been among the foremost to lend a helping hand.



      Father: Daniel TOOLE b: 1788 in Culpepper Co., Virginia
      Mother: Elizabetha BRUNNER b: Jan. 8, 1783 in Fredrick MD

      Marriage 1 Elvira WIGGLESWORTH b: 1820
    Person ID I8918  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 6 May 2007 

    Father Daniel Toole,   b. about 1788, Culpepper Co., VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Savannah, Andrew Co., MO, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (Betsy) Betsy Brunner,   b. 8 January 1783, Bruner Town, KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 3 April 1808  Shelby Co., KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3011  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elvira Wigglesworth,   b. about 1820 
    Family ID F3037  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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