Creating a chronology of architect George Tolman – update

New additions to the chronology are highlighted in blue.

As I research George Russell Tolman, a Richmond architect transplanted from New England and once parter of Richmond’s “dean of architecture” Marion J. Dommon, I am developing a chronology of his life events.  Here is what I have so far:

1848, Dec 5 George Russell Tolman born to Joseph & Elizabeth Tolman in Boston, Mass

1860 Living in Boston with parents (Boston Ward II, Suffolk, MA), age 11

1870 Living in Boston with sister’s family, brother & father; employed as a draftsman

1870s Partners with George F. Moffette to form Boston firm, Moffette and Tolman

1876 Moffette and Tolman design Charlestown Savings Bank

1880, Jun 9 Living in Boston w/ sister’s family (Ulmans’), brother & father.  Brother Albert & George listed as architects

1882 Illustrates “12 sketches of old Boston buildings”

1888, Oct Married to Eva Frances Tolman in Boston, Mass

1887 Illustrates for Porter’s Rambles in Old Boston, New England

1888, Oct Married to Eva Frances Tolman in Boston, MA

1889, Jun Leaves Boston, MA (and wife), possibly for Kittery, ME

1889 Works for Treasury Department as a draftsman at Kittery, ME Navy Yard Continue reading “Creating a chronology of architect George Tolman – update”