Letter from Lewis Owen Tolman to William Odell Tolman

Letter from Lewis Owen Tolman to William Odell Tolman

The following was written by Lewis Owen Tolman 20 Jan 1980. He died Tuesday, 8 Apr 1980 and was buried in Dallas, Texas. William O. Tolman Bountiful, Utah “Dear Willie: “I hope this message finds you all well and happy. I have problems with my eyes (cataracts) so...
A Short  History of Joshua Alvin Tolman

A Short History of Joshua Alvin Tolman

(A short history of Joshua Alvin Tolman written by his daughter Louisa Tolman Cranney.) My father, Joshua Alvin Tolman was born 28 Mar 1858 in Tooele, Utah. His wife Mary Jane Gorringe was born 12 Oct 1857 in Bountiful, Utah. They were married 12 Dec 1878 in the...

William Alvin and Hattie Naomi Tolman (Harvey Session Home)

Left to Right: Alma Tolman, Alvin Tolman, Glenn (A cousin), and Marvin Tolman At some point, William Alvin and Hattie Naomi Tolman lived in the Harvey Sessions home for a time. There were two bedrooms downstairs and one big one upstairs, reached by stairs on the...

Joshua Alvin Tolman and Mary Jane Gorringe Home

1901 family photo in Oakley or Marion, Idaho. (Standing L to R: Cyrus Oakley, Owen Joshua, Mary Alice, William Alvin, Lydia Ann, Joseph Osborn, Parley Lambert; Sitting L to R: Daniel Henry, Joshua Alvin, Louisa Hancock, Fannie Burgess, Rulon Burl, Mary Jane, Front:...
First Days in Oakley: A Stove Explodes

First Days in Oakley: A Stove Explodes

(From short history of Alice Bracken written by her daughter Minnie Elizabeth Tolman Pickett. She describes her family’s arrival to the Oakley Valley.) I well remember the day we drove down into the Oakley valley. The weather was hot and dry, the dust five or...
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