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Clifford Theodore TONG

Male 1919 - 2010  (90 years)


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  • Name Clifford Theodore TONG  [1, 2, 3
    Born 08 Mar 1919  Carey, Wyandot, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number
    Residence 1920  Ridge Twp, Wyandot Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1920  Ridge, Wyandot, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1930  Ridge Twp, Wyandot Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1930  Ridge, Wyandot, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 15 Feb 2010  Findlay, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Knollcrest Gardens, Arcadia, Hancock, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I68  Tong Family History
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2014 

    Father Garfield TONG,   b. 13 Jan 1881, Ridge Twp, Wyandot Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1955, Carey, Wyandot Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship Unknown 
    Mother Anna Elizabeth MITCHELL,   b. 24 Oct 1889, Carey, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1970, Carey, Wyandot, Ohio, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 03 Jan 1909  Carey, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet

    Family Madonna Mildred WIGGINS,   b. 15 Jul 1920, Columbia, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 2001, Findlay, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1942  Findlay, Hancock Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    +3. Living
    +4. Living
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 08 Mar 1919 - Carey, Wyandot, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Ridge Twp, Wyandot Co, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Ridge Twp, Wyandot Co, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1942 - Findlay, Hancock Co, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Feb 2010 - Findlay, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Knollcrest Gardens, Arcadia, Hancock, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Clifford Tong
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    Clifford T. Tong
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    Documents
    Garfield Tong  - 1920 Census
    Garfield Tong - 1920 Census
    1920 Census - Ridge Twp, Wyandot Co, Ohio

    Name Age
    Garfield Tong 38
    [32??]
    Elizabeth Tong 30
    Gerald Tong 9
    William Tong 8
    Oread Tong 6
    Clifford T Tong 0
    [9/12]

    Garfield Tong  - 1930 Census
    Garfield Tong - 1930 Census
    1930 Census - Ridge Twp, Wyandot Co, Ohio

    Name Age
    Garfield Tong 49
    Anka E Tong 40
    Gerald Tong 20
    William Tong 18
    Ovead Tong 17
    Clifford Tong 11
    Dean Tong 9
    Robert Tong 6
    Donald Tong 1 8/12

  • Notes 
    • HS #8-21-226
      Farmer living east of Findlay, Ohio since 1956.

      Obituary
      Clifford T. Tong, age 90, of Findlay, OH, died at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 15, 2010 at Birchaven, Findlay. He was born on March 8, 1919 to the late Garfield and Anna Elizabeth (Mitchell) Tong in Wyandot County, OH. He married Madonna M. Wiggins on June 14, 1942 in Findlay and she preceded him in death on October 18, 2001. He is also survived by three sons: William Lee (Linda) Tong of rural Alvada, Alan T. (Jane) Tong of Ft. Myers, FL, and Daniel Dean (Sue) Tong of Mason, OH; a daughter: Carole (Richard) Young of Houston, TX; a brother Donald Tong of Upper Sandusky, OH; two sisters: Joan Hardee of Upper Sandusky, OH and Janice Phillips of Findlay; by 11 grandchildren: LeeAnn (Denny) Swick of Westerville, OH, Brock (Amy) Tong of Madison Township, OH, Brooke (Jamie) Pratt of rural Arcadia, Derek (Dana) Tong of Ft. Myers, FL, Benjamin Tong of Minneapolis, MN, Julie Tong of Bloomington, MN, Robin and Ryan Young of Houston, TX, Joshua Tong of Baltimore, MD, Zachary Tong of Troy, NY, and Noah Tong of Mason, Oh; and by 11 great-children. Cliff was preceded in death by four brothers: Gerald Tong, William R. Tong of rural Arcadia, Dean Tong of Missouri, and Robert Tong of Fostoria, OH; and by a sister: Oread Phillips of Apollo Beach, FL. Cliff made his living as a farmer and was a member of the Hancock County Farm Bureau. He was also a Trustee of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Findlay, for 15 years, was a 9 year director of the Hancock Wood Co-op Electric Cooperative, and was a former member of the Marion Township Zoning Commission, having served 3 terms. Funeral services will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Findlay. Visitation will be from 2-4 PM and from 6-8 PM on Friday, February 19, 2010 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay. Pastor Gary M. Carlson will officiate and burial will follow in Knollcrest Cemetery, Arcadia. Memorials can be made in his memory to the Blanchard Valley Health Foundation or to St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Online condolences can be made via www.coldrencrates.com.

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      1920 Census - Ridge Twp, Wyandot Co, Ohio

      Name Age
      Garfield Tong 38
      [32??]
      Elizabeth Tong 30
      Gerald Tong 9
      William Tong 8
      Oread Tong 6
      Clifford T Tong 0
      [9/12]

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      1930 Census - Ridge Twp, Wyandot Co, Ohio

      Name Age
      Garfield Tong 49
      Anka E Tong 40
      Gerald Tong 20
      William Tong 18
      Ovead Tong 17
      Clifford Tong 11
      Dean Tong 9
      Robert Tong 6
      Donald Tong 1 8/12

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Dan Tong.

    2. [S139] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Reco;), Year: 1920; Census Place: Ridge, Wyandot, Ohio; Roll: T625_1449; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 178; Image: ..
      Birth date: abt 1920
      Birth place: Ohio
      Residence date: 1920
      Residence place: Ridge, Wyandot, Ohio

    3. [S140] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626,;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Ridge, Wyandot, Ohio; Roll: 1889; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 18; Image: 905.0..
      Birth date: abt 1919
      Birth place:
      Residence date: 1930
      Residence place: Ridge, Wyandot, Ohio

    4. [S40] Dan_side5.FTW.
      Date of Import: Feb 8, 2001

    5. [S115] Tong Book - 2nd edition - 1974.

    6. [S145] Ohio Obituary Index, 1830s-2009, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Hayes Presidential Center Obituary Indexers and Volunteers. “Ohio Obituary Index.” Database. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center. http://index.rbhayes.org/hayes/in;).
      Birth date: 24 Oct 1899
      Birth place:
      Death date: 25 Aug 1970
      Death place: Carey, Ohio
      Marriage date: 3 Jan 1909
      Marriage place: