William Torney (1878 - 1949)

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William Torney
1878 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
William Torney was born in 1878. He was born to Torney William Torney and Jane Storer Torney, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Wbeal, Australia at age 71.

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Torney William Torney

Wbeal, Australia
Jane Storer Torney

Wbeal, Australia

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William Torney passed away in 1949 in Wbeal, Australia at 71 years old. He was born in 1878. He was born to Torney William Torney and Jane Storer Torney, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1878 - 1949 World Events

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In 1878, in the year that William Torney was born, in Africa, the death of the last confirmed Cape lion occurred. The Cape lion was slightly larger than other lions and had black ears, a black mane, and black hair on its belly.

In 1882, he was only 4 years old when on March 22nd, the Edmunds Act - passed by Congress - made polygamy a felony. The Act also banned "bigamous" relationships and "unlawful cohabitation", making it illegal for polygamists and those who simply lived together without marrying to vote, be on a jury, or hold a public office.

In 1902, by the time he was 24 years old, about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

In 1919, when he was 41 years old, in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1949, in the year of William Torney's passing, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

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Other Torneys

Torney William Torney

Wbeal, Australia
Jane Storer Torney

Wbeal, Australia
Charles Edward Torney
1902 - 1949
Cdown, Australia
Torney Thomas Torney

Cdown, Australia
Harriet Cracknell Torney

Cdown, Australia
John Torney
1870 - 1950
Mdura, Australia
William Torney

Mdura, Australia
Mary Storer Torney

Mdura, Australia
Rosaline Torney
1888 - 1951
Avoca, Australia
Humphrey Edward Torney

Avoca, Australia
K N Torney

Avoca, Australia
Arthur Torney
1880 - 1952
Wtown, Australia
John Torney

Wtown, Australia
Mary Ann Thompson Torney

Wtown, Australia
Kevin John Torney
Died: 1952
St A, Australia
Gerald Henry Torney

St A, Australia
Jacob Torney
1870 - 1954
Tong, Australia
Hughie Torney

Tong, Australia
Jane Storer Torney

Tong, Australia

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Jane Storer Torney

Wbeal, Australia
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Isabella Matheson Matheson

Wbeal, Australia
Hugh Mccollim
1866 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
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Wbeal, Australia
Elizabeth Murphy Mccollim

Wbeal, Australia
Mary Marie Bunge
1875 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Rissmann Albert Bunge

Wbeal, Australia
Mathew Beard
1861 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Beard John Beard

Wbeal, Australia
Elizabeth Wood Beard

Wbeal, Australia
Alfred Hamilton Coulstock
1903 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
William John Rippon
1929 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Rippon Gordon Rippon

Wgul, Australia
Dory Monaghan Rippon

Wgul, Australia
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