William H. TOOLEY

Person Chart

Additional Names

Additional Names Name
Nickname Wilborn TOOLEY


Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
Richard Henry TOOLEY 25 Nov 1828 Mary Elizabeth POWELL 25 Nov 1830

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 1850 Virginia
Census 1870 Barnesville, Pike County, Georgia
Death Y


He was known to the family as the "eccentric one". He described
himself as as a "huckster". He sold Bible tracts and "bluing, which
he made" for a living. He would read only the Bible and was considered
an authority. He was associated with the "Free Methodists". He would
not take pay for his preaching.
There is a William Tooley in 1880 in Gainesville, Cooke Co., TX. He
is also on the 1900 Dallas Co., TX census as a boarder with J. H.


Diann Tooley