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Free Genealogy Biography of Zeibia B. Toomey
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Zeibia B. Toomey

Zeibia B. Toomey is a native of Conewago Township, was born February, 1847, and is a son of John and Henrietta (Core) Loomey, being the third in a family of eleven children.

He was reared until eighteen years of age on the home farm in Newberry Township when he enlisted in Company K, One Hundred and Ninety-second Pennsylvania Volunteers, 192nd Regiment. He was engaged in the battles of Winchester, Culpepper Court House, Cedar Creek, Woodstock and various minor engagements, and at the end of eleven months returned to the farm.

He next engaged in the cigar business in Newberry. where he enjoyed a very lucrative trade. In 1883 he took charge of a hotel at Dover, which he conducted in connection with the cigar business for two years. In 1872 he married Catherine Nailor, a native of West Manchester Township, and a daughter of Daniel Nailor. To this union were born four children: William L., Amanda E., Anna L., and Louisa (deceased). Mrs. Toomey died in 1881, at the age of twenty-nine, and in 1882. Mr. T. married Miss Emma Leathery, a native of Dover Township.

Source: York County, Pennsylvania Biographical History, John Gibson, Chicago: F.A. Battey Publishing Co., 1886.

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