History of William Alvin Tolman

History of William Alvin Tolman

HISTORY OF WILLIAM ALVIN TOLMAN 4 Nov 1879 – 18 Jan 1955 Son of Joshua Alvin & Mary Jane Gorringe Tolman written by his own hand William Alvin Tolman born Nov 4, 1879 Salt Lake City, Utah, son of Joshua Alvin Tolman and Mary Jane Gorringe. His parents lived...

William Alvin and Hattie Naomi Tolman Home (Hale Place)

Likely picture of the Hale Place William Alvin and Hattie Naomi Tolman and their family moved to their third home where Bernice (1920) and Hattie (1923) were born. This home was called the Hale Place because it was on Albert Hale’s property. This home had three...

William Alvin and Hattie Naomi Tolman Log Home

Pictured in 1918: William O. Tolman, Alma Tolman, Emerson Tolman, Marvin Tolman, and Armenia Tolman This is the approximate location of William Alvin and Hattie Naomi Tolman’s second home where they lived beginning around 1910. This home was a three-room log...
A Legacy of Faith and Tender Mercies

A Legacy of Faith and Tender Mercies

Picture: Joshua Alvin and Mary Jane Gorringe Tolman and Family in 1901. (Top Row: Cyrus Oakley, Owen Joshua, Mary Alice, William Alvin, Lydia Ann, Joseph Osborn, Parley Lambert; Middle Row: Daniel Henry, Joshua Alvin, Louisa Hancock, Fannie Burgess, Rulon Burl, Mary...
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...
God will be our Physician

God will be our Physician

(Miraculous story about William Alvin Tolman, pictured above. Contributed by the Thomas Tolman Family Organization with quotations from Mary Jane Gorringe and Minnie Elizabeth Tolman Pickett.) They were married the 12th day of December, 1878, in Salt Lake City, Utah,...
No Purse or Scrip

No Purse or Scrip

(Hattie Stinger Tolman shares her memory of her father’s return from the mission field. William Alvin Tolman is pictured third from the left on the second row). “I remember two experiences pa told us about when he was on his mission. About the time he¬†was...

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