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TOLLE

Generation Six - The George Tolle Branch

Compiled by Thoren Tolle Meyers


Generation Six

WILLIAM TOLLE6 (John5; George Sr4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

William Tolle, son of Elizabeth (Debell) and John Tolle, was born 10 Apr 1801 in Lewis County, Kentucky. He married "Sally" Sarah D. Ringo on 13 Feb 1823 in Fleming County, Kentucky. Sally was born 28 Feb 1800, the daughter of Hannah (Rector) and Alburtis Ringo. William and Sally lived in Fleming County until April of 1849, and he is listed several times in the deed books of that place. At about that time he moved to Henry County, Iowa. He was on the special 1854 Iowa census, and the census records of 1860 through 1880. He is found several times in the deed books there, both as grantor, and as grantee. He was one of the heirs named in his father's will. Sally (Ringo) Tolle died on 26 Jun 1870. William married again on 27 Nov 1870 to Mrs Mary A. (Saunders) Brown. She was the widow of Reverend Cummings Brown. He was a farmer, and Vice President of the Henry County Agricultural Society. In September 1882 an article called "A Sketch of the Life & Character of this Excellant Henry County Citizen, William Tolle", was written by his friend O.H.P. Buchanan, and appeared in the newspaper there. In October of 1888, he made a trip back to Lewis County, Kentucky for a reunion after forty years. He died on 12 Sep 1894 in Henry County, at the age of 93 years, 5 months, and 3 days. He and Sally are buried at the Mt Pleasant Cemetery in Henry County, Iowa.

The children of Sarah D. (Ringo) and William Tolle were:

  • MARY AMANDA TOLLE7 born 21 Nov 1823; married William s. Grant.
  • ELIZA ANN TOLLE7 born 28 oct 1826; married Roland Richard Grant.
  • FRANCIS HENRY TOLLE7 born 27 Sep 1830; married Hannah I. Ingersoll.
  • JOEL DEBELL TOLLE7 born 9 Nov 1833; married Livonia Jane James; he died only three months after their marriage, and there were no children.


REDDEN A. TOLLE6 (John5; George Sr4; Roger3; Tobias1; Roger1)

Redden A. Tolle, son of Elizabeth (Debell) and John Tolle, was born 16 Jan 1803 in Lewis County, Kentucky. On 16 Dec 1826 in Mason County, Kentucky he married Sarah Brown. Their bondsman was Elbert King, and a witness was A. Brown. Sarah was born about 1811, and was the daughter of Elizabeth (Ingraham) and John Brown. He was on the tax list of Lewis County, Kentucky for the year 1827. They moved to Shelby County, Indiana, and he was on the 1840 census, and his name appears often in the deed indexes there. He was involved in some probates for his in-laws in Rush County, Indiana between 1841-1850. In 1844 he purchased 143 43/100 acres of the SE Quarter of Section 10, Township 60, Range 35 in Andrew County, Missouri from the Plattsburg Land Office.   Redden was on the 1850 census of Andrew County, Missouri. He was apparently still paying taxes in Shelby County until his death. He died 6 Jun 1854, at the age of 51 years, 4 months, and 20 days.His will was dated 29 May 1854 and probated 1 Jul 1854.

The children of Sarah (Brown) and Redden A. Tolle were:

  • EVELINE TOLLE7 born ca 1833; married David Pachett Ringo.
  • ELIZABETH CAROLINE TOLLE7 born ca 1834; married James W. Watts.
  • WALTER BROWN TOLLE7 born Feb 1838; married Sarah J. Graff.
  • ERASTUS DUDLEY TOLLE7 born Sep 1842; married Mary A. Buss.
  • MARY FRANCES TOLLE7 born ca 1845; married Edward Dunbaugh.


LUCINDA TOLLE6 (John5; George Sr4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

Lucinda Tolle, daughter of Elizabeth (Debell) and John Tolle, was born 21 Aug 1804 in Lewis County, Kentucky. She married John Dickson in Lewis County on 11 May 1824. She was an heir to her father and named in his will. She died on 10 Sep 1872, and is buried in the Tolle Cemetery on route 1237 in Lewis County, Kentucky.

The children of Lucinda (Tolle) and John Dickson were: (This family was compiled for the 1850 census of Mason County, Kentucky.)

  • WILLIAM E. DICKSON7 born 24 Apr 1827; died 4 Jun 1888; may have married 3 times.
  • ANNE E. DICKSON7 born ca 1831.
  • JOHN S. DICKSON7 born ca 1833.
  • MARY E. DICKSON7 born ca 1839.
  • AMBROSE D. DICKSON7 born ca 1844.
  • GEORGE H. DICKSON7 born ca 1847.


LEWIS DUDLEY TOLLE6 (John5; George Sr4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

Lewis Dudley Tolle, son of Elizabeth (Debell) and John Tolle, was born 27 Nov 1809 in Lewis County, Kentucky. He married Frances Ann Debell on 5 Jan 1841 in Lewis County, Kentucky. Their bondsman was John Dickson. Frances was the daughter of Sarah A. (Wilson) and Jeremiah Debell. He was on the 1840 and 1850 census of Lewis County. In 1847 Lewis and Frances were involved in a court case with her brother Jeremiah Debell over a female slave that Jeremiah refused to relinquish. In 1860 the family was found in Green County, Missouri. Lewis was named as an heir in the 1861 will of his father. His name also appears in tax and deed records in Fleming County, Kentucky. Before 1870 they were living in Shelby County, Missouri and were listed in the 1880 census there too. He is listed as a resident of Tiger Fork Township, Post Office at Nelsonville. He is listed in the deed boooks a couple of times. Frances (Debell) Tolle died 2 Sep 1887, and Lewis went back to Lewis County, Kentucky to marry anna Mariah Debell. She was the sister of his first wife. They had been playmates in their childhood days. He was age 79 and she age 75. It was her first marriage. Lewis died on 4Jul 1892 and is buried in the Looney Creek Baptist Cemetery, near Shelbyville, in Shelby County, Missoui. Anna Mariah died 2 Feb 1910.

The children of Frances Ann (Debell) and Lewis Dudley Tolle were:

  • ETHELBERT S. TOLLE7 born 28 oct 1842; married Fidelia Ann Miller.
  • HENRY H. TOLLE7 born ca 1843; no info after 1860 census of Greene County, Missouri.
  • WILSON B. TOLLE7 born ca 1844; served in Confederate Army in Co. E. 3rd Missouri Cavalry in the Civil War.
  • LEROY TOLLE7 born ca 1844; believe he is the one who settled in Delta County, Colorado.
  • FRANCES A. TOLLE7 born ca 1849; may have died young.
  • LUCY K. TOLLE7 born ca 1851; was unmarried in 1880 shelby County, Missouri.
  • MARY TOLLE7 born ca 1853; no info after 1870 Shelby County, Missouri.

Researcher/Descendants of Lewis Dudley Tolle
See Tolle Cousin - #97


BENJAMIN HARRISON TOLLE6 (John5; George Sr4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

Benjamin Harrison Tolle, son of Elizabeth (Debell) and John Tolle, was born 27 Sep 1812 in Lewis County, Kentucky. He married Kerilla B. Goddard on 8 May 1836 in McLean County, Illinois. Kerilla was born 25 Oct 1817, and she was the daughter of Nancy (Ringo) and Benjamin Goddard. He was on the tax lists of Fleming County, Kentucky for the years 1837-1838. He had moved to Shelby County, Indiana at least by 6 Sep 1839 when he purchased 160 acres of land from the School Commissioner in West 1/2 Southeast & East 1/2 Southwest of Section 16, Township 14, Range 8, for a cost of $480. He was named as an heir in his father's will. On the 1850 census he has found in Switzerland County, Indiana, and in 1860 he was in Hendricks County, Indiana. He was still there in 1870. Benjamin died 27 Sep 1879, and Kerilla died after 1880. She was living with her son Joseph M. Tolle in the 1800 census of Hendricks County, Indiana.

The children of Kerilla B. (Goddard) and Benjamin Harrison Tolle were:

  • JOSEPH M. TOLLE7 born 5 Jul 1837; married Mary D. Jones.
  • NANCY ELIZABETH TOLLE7 born 24 Dec 1838; married Thomas Jefferson Spicklemire.
  • JOHN WILLIAM TOLLE7 born 30 Jun 1841; married Fannie Miner at age 73.
  • JULIA ANN C. TOLLE7 born 25 Mar 1843; married a man named Black.
  • BENJAMIN F. TOLLE7 born 14 Apr 1846; died 13 Jan 1847 at Switzerland County, Indiana.
  • THOMAS B. TOLLE7 born 24 Oct 1847; married Catherine A. Carter.
  • HANNAH R. TOLLE7 born 12 Nov 1849; married Thomas Garner.
  • MARY ELIZA TOLLE7 born 18 Feb 1852; married a man named Matthews.
  • HENRY CLAY TOLLE7 born 2 Aug 1855; married Elvira Moore
  • JAMES B. TOLLE7 born 6 Nov 1857; died 27 Nov 1861 at age 4.

Researcher/Descendants of Benjamin Harrison Tolle
See Tolle Cousins - #57 - #59


SUSAN ANN TOLLE6 (John5; George Sr4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

Susan Ann Tolle, daughter of Elizabeth (Debell) and John Tolle, was born 10 Mar 1817 in Lewis County, Kentucky. She married on 4 Apr 1837 in Lewis County, Kentucky to Kauffman Watts. Susan was an heir in her father's 1861 will.

The children of Susan (Tolle) and Kauffman Watts were:

  • BENJAMIN B. WATTS7 born ca 1839; married Elizabeth F. Marshall.
  • JAMES S. WATTS7 born ca 1843.
  • ZACHARIA WATTS7 born ca 1846.
  • WILLIAM D. WATTS7 born ca 1849.


JAMES DEBELL TOLLE6 (John5; George Sr4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

James Debell Tolle, son of Elizabeth (Debell) and John Tolle, was born 6 Apr 1824 in Lewis County, Kentucky. He married Maria Eliza Hord on 7 Dec 1847 in Mason County, Kentucky. Their Bondsman was Robert B. Hord. Maria Eliza was born 17 Oct 1826. James was on the tax rolls of Lewis County, Kentucky for 1845-1856, and there is a deed transaction for him there in 1856. He was an heir in his father's 1861 will. James received a patent deed in Vernon County, Missouri in 1859. In 1870 he was residing in Deerfield Township of Vernon County. Maria died 19 May 1906 and James died 21 Aug 1909 and they are buried in the Richland/Wall Cemetery in Vernon County.

The children of Maria Eliza (Hord) and James Debell Tolle were:

  • ANDERSON ELI TOLLE7 born 6 Nov 1848; married Isabelle J. Martin.
  • BEN TOLLE7 he may be a grandson instead of son; needs study.
  • MARY F.E. TOLLE7 no info after the 1870 census of Vernon County, Missouri.
  • LYDIA TOLLE7 married a man named Claypool
  • JAMES T. TOLLE7 born Jun 1862; married 1st Sallie E. Strong; 2nd Emma C. Yoder.
  • ZILPHIA A. TOLLE7 born 24 Jul 1864; died 17 May 1917; never married.
  • JOHN DUDLEY TOLLE7 born 23 Oct 1867; married Laura Bell Driggs.

Researcher/Descendant of James Debell Tolle
See Tolle Cousin - #96


GEORGE D. TOLLE6 (Stephen5; George Sr4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

George D. Tolle, son of Mary (Dyson) and Stephen Tolle, was born about 1805 in Fauquier County, Virginia. He married on 3 Nov 1832 in Mason County, Kentucky to Lucinda Staggs. They were married by Samuel Helms, and the bondsman was Enoch F. Staggs. Lucinda was born about 1805, duaghter of Malissa (Burns) and Samuel Staggs. He was on the Mason County census for 1830, and the tax lists of 1826-1835. He moved to Buchanan County, Missouri sometime before 1846. During the years of 1846 through 1850 he appeared as witness or security to the wills of several people in Platte and Buchanan Counties. George was found in the census records of Buchanan County in 1850 through 1870. His occupation was listed as School Teacher. He was named as an heir in his father's will of 1863-1869. He seemed to be considered a respectable citizen, because in a letter that Kit Karson wrote to General Fisk on 11 jun 1864, George D. Tolle was referred to as a reliable person to contact for verification of his (Kit's) claims about conditions of that area during the Civil War. He was also mentioned in the Draper Collection, and some Staggs probates. It isn't known at this time just when he died, or where he is buried.

The children of Lucinda (Staggs) and George D. Tolle were:

  • JOSEPHINE TOLLE7 born ca 1835; married THOMAS NEWTON TOLLE.
  • MARY B. TOLLE7 born ca 1838; unmarried at age 31 in the Buchanan County, Missouri census.
  • MALISSA TOLLE7 born ca 1840 also unmarried at age 30 in 1870.
  • SUSANNAH TOLLE7 born ca 1842; no info after the 1860 census of Buchanan County, Missouri.
  • JULIETT TOLLE7 born ca 1843; no info after 1860.
  • GEORGE M. TOLLE7 born Jan 1845; no info after 1870 Buchanan County, Missouri census.


THOMAS NEWTON TOLLE6 (Stephen5; George Sr4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

Thomas Newton Tolle, son of Mary (Dyson) and Stephen Tolle, was born 26 Jul 1807 in Fauquier County, Virginia. He married a woman named Eliza Susan before 1829. Unfortunately there hasn't been a lot of data found for Thomas Newton. There was a Newton Tolle on the 1830 tax rolls, and there is a deed for him in 1837-1838. He died 14 Nov 1839 and was buried in the Tolle cemetery on Route 1237, in Lewis County, Kentucky. In 1840 there was a Susan Tolle living next to Stephen who may have been the widow of Thomas Newton Tolle, and in 1845 an Eliza S. Tolle married George Purcell, in Mason County, Kentucky. Perhaps this was her.

The children of Eliza Susan (?) and Thomas Newton Tolle were:


MARY TOLLE6 (Stephen5; George Sr4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

Mary Tolle, daughter of Mary (Dyson) and Stephen Tolle, was born about 1820 in Lewis County, Kentucky. She married William G. Lyon on 5 Apr 1841 in Mason County, Kentucky. Their bondsman was Stephen Tolle. Mary died about 1844, probably at the birth of her second child. Her two children were heirs to her father's estate.

The children of Mary (Tolle) and William G. Lyon were:

  • CHARLES S. LYON7 born ca 1843 Mason County, Kentucky.
  • PRESHA EUSEBIA LYON7 born ca 1844 Mason County, Kentucky.


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