Generation Seven - The George
Compiled by Thoren Tolle
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TOLLE7 (Nimrod D.6;
George Jr5; George Sr4;
Nathaniel Washington Tolle, son of Sidney
(Mallory) and Nimrod D. Tolle, was born 5 Oct 1838 in Lewis
County, Missouri. The family went to Denton County, Texas in
1859, and he served in the Civil War from there. He enlisted
as a Private in Confederate Company A, 9th Texas Cavalry &
Sim's Regiment, 4th Texas Cavalry. He married Miranda Ellen
Shaw on 29 Aug 1865 at Grapevine, in Tarrant County, Texas.
She was born 10 Nov 1845 in Clay County, Missouri and was
the daughter of Nancy (Potter) and William Shaw. After the
war, they lived a while in Northeast Arkansas, and then came
by wagon to Southern California in 1874. The settled in Los
Nietos, Cerritos Ranch in Los Angeles County. This area
later became Long Beach. Nathaniel died on 24 Jun 1902 in
Long Beach, California and Miranda died there on 15 Oct
1928. They are buried in the Long Beach Municiple Cemetery
on Signal Hill in Long Beach, California.
The children of Miranda Ellen (Shaw) and Nathaniel
Washington Tolle were:
- EMMA ADA TOLLE8 born 18 Jul 1866 in Denton
County, Texas; married 11 Feb 1883 in Los Angeles County,
California to William Peter Teel; had 12 children surnamed
TEEL: Delmas Arthur, Claude Cameron, Ervine R., Ora Mabel,
Frances Miranda, William Nathaniel, Elmer Elijah, Orpha,
Leta Gertrude, George L., James gifford, and an unnamed
child; Emma died 25 Sep 1923 in San Jose, California at age
57, and her husband died only 13 days later; they are buried
in cemetery on South 1st Street in San Jose, California.
- MYRTLE VIRGINIA TOLLE8 (twin) born 25 Apr
1869 in Arkansas; married 31 May 1886 in Los Angeles County,
California to Charles Harvey Briggs; they had 5 children
surnamed BRIGGS: Emma Frances, Adeline Ellen, Alma Monia,
Elva Margurite, and Charles Thurmal; Myrtle died 4 Jan 1935
in Los Angeles County at the age of 66.
- CHARLES ROBERT
TOLLE8 (twin) born 25 Apr 1869 in Arkansas; he
never married and was something of a hermit; believe he died
in the early 1940s.
- WILLIAM MARTIN TOLLE8 born 18 Aug 1871 in
Kansas or Oklahoma according to census records; married 15
Aug 1901 in Los Angeles County, California to the widow
Nevada Myrtle (Flickenger) Teel; she had 3 children surnamed
TEEL, and she and William had 3 more surnamed TOLLE; William
moved to Arizona sometime after 1824 and his death date is
- MACK COY TOLLE8 born 23 Jan 1876 in Bolsa,
California (now Westminster); married 15 Mar 1899 in
Clearwater (now Paramount) California to Daisy Gertrude Thornton. She was born 3 Mar 1882 in Yalabusha County, Mississippi, daughter of Olivia (Millsaps) and James Presley Thornton. Mack and Daisy had 6 children
surnamed TOLLE: Lloyd Rollin, Thelma Iris, Leones Lenore,
Walter Brown, Armon Thornton, and Thoren Marie (she died at
age 10 months). Mack died 15 Dec 1946 in Hynes (now
Paramount) California and is buried with his wife and
parents in the Long Beach Municiple Cemetery on Signal Hill
in Long Beach, California. Daisy died 2 Jan 1954.
- FREDERICK MALACHI
TOLLE8 born 23 Dec 1877 in Long Beach,
California; married 1st 14 Oct 1907 in Fresno, California to
Nellie May Sprague; they had 2 children surnamed TOLLE:
Evelyn May and Donald Frederick; they divorced and he
married 2nd about 1925 to Etta Renslow; Fred died 18 Oct
1970 at Oakdale, California at the age of 93.
For Descendant/Researchers of Nathaniel
please see Tolle Cousin - #1
- Federal Census Records 1840-1850 Lewis Co MO; 1860
Denton Co TX; 1880-1900 Los Angeles Co CA.
Confederate Soldiers Index (Th-W) FHL film #227495. Also
Consolidated Index to the Compiled Service Records of the
Confederate Soldiers FHL film #191606 or NA #253-480
- Confederate Audited Military Claim, Texas State Archives
for Capt. Quayle's Company.
- The Great Register of LOs Angeles County, California
1890, reprinted by Whittier Area Genealogical Society 1993.
- Death Certificates for both Nathaniel Washington Tolle
& Miranda Ellen (Shaw) Tolle
- Obituary and tombstone
photo for Nathaniel Washington Tolle June 1902.
- Obituary and tombstone photo for Miranda Ellen (Shaw) Tolle October 1928.
- Bible of Myrtle Virginia (Tolle) Briggs, including
assorted scraps of handwritten genealogical data regarding the
- Photos shared by Virginia Miller and some personal
- Long Beach City Directories for the years of 1917 and
1924 thru 1927.
- Long Beach Municiple Cemetery, Willow & Orange DAR. FHL
- Obituary of Mack Coy Tolle December 1946.
- Obituary of Daisy Gertrude (Thornton) Tolle January 1954.
- Compiled records and personal knowledge of Thoren Tolle
Meyers (Tolle Cousin #1)
SEVIER7 (Catherine Jane (Tolle)
Sevier6; George Jr5; George
Sr4; Roger3; Tobias3;
Moses Nimrod Sevier, son of Catherine Jane
(Tolle) and George Washington Sevier, was born 8 Feb 1844 in
Marion County, Missouri. He married first to Elizabeth
Richardson and they had two sons before she died. His second
marriage was before 1876 to Harriet Powell Meador, by whom
he had one daughter before they divorced. Harriet was born
13 Dec 1839, daughter of Agnes (McGeorge) and Joel Meador.
She died 12 Jul 1912, and is buried in the Nall family plot
in the Waurika Oklahoma Cemetery. Moses N. Sevier married in
Willbarge County, Texas on 17 Nov 1889, for the third time
Tennessee Roberts. Tennessee was born 15 Feb 1861 in
Tennessee. He was a Civil War Veteran having enlisted in
Green's Missouri Cavalry in Shelby County, Missouri. His
record says that he served in Capt.
John N. Hick's Company of Missouri Cavalry. He was a
minister of the Church of Christ in Gainsville, Texas and
was author of a book entitled "The Church of Christ vs the
So-Called Churches." He died 19 May 1902 in Dallas County,
Texas and inon 28 Feb 1934 his wife applied for a Civil War
Widow's Pension. Tennessee "Tennie" died 6 Nov 1944 and they
are buried in the Greenwood Memorial Cemetery in Dallas,
The children of Elizabeth (Richardson) and
Moses Nimrod Sevier were:
- EDWARD SEVIER8 birth unknown; no other info.
- JAMES SEVIER8 birth unknown; no other info.
The only child or Harriet Powell (Meador) and Moses
- FRANCES JOSEPHINE SEVIER8 born 1876; aka
before 1897 to Edward Edwin Nall; they had 6 children
surnamed NALL: Edward Francis, Lillye May, Thomas Powell,
Josephine Camelia, Henry Bennet, Edna Edwina; Fanny died in
The children of Tennessee (Roberts) and Moses Nimrod
- MAURICE P. SEVIER8 born 12 Oct 1891 in Vernon
County, Texas; married 1 Oct 1926 in Corpus Christi, Texas
to Elisabeth Habermann; no other data.
- LUCY EDITH SEVIER8 born 23 Aug 1898 in
Dallas, Texas.; married 6 Jun 1917 in Dallas, Texas to
Lawrence Clifton Martin; they had two daughters surnamed
MARTIN: Betty Jane and Mary Evelyn; Lucy died 13 Jul 1950
For Descendant/researcher of Moses Nimrod
see Tolle Cousin - #3
- Sevier Family History, by Cora Bales Sevier, page
493.1962. FHL Book# 929.273 Se84s.
- 1850-1860 Federal Census of Marion County, Missouri.
- Cemetery Record and Civil War Pension of Tennessee
(Roberts) Sevier. (from Sheridan Drowatzky)
- Compiled records and personal knowledge of Sheridan
Brandon Drowatzky (Tolle Cousin #3)
(Nimrod D.6; George Jr5;
George Sr4; Roger3;
Alzada Tolle, daughter of Sidney (Mallory) and Nimrod
D. Tolle, was born 3 Apr 1855 in Lewis County, Missouri. She
married Floyd Heavener on 26 Aug 1869. Floyd was son of
Elizabeth (Collins) and Jacob Heavener Jr, born 1 Jan 1847
in Virginia. Alzada (Tolle) Heavener died 31 Dec 1911 in
Hartford, Arkansas, and Floyd died there on 24 Feb
1936. They are buried in the Hartford Memorial Cemetery in
Hartford, Sebastian County, Arkansas.
The children of
Alzada (Tolle) and Floyd Heavener were:
- LUCY ARETA
HEAVENER8 born 25 Jan 1871 in Hartford, Arkansas;
married Richard Harrison Statham Jr on 14 Feb 1885; they had
7 children surnamed STATHAM: Lillie B., Hillry H., Herman,
William Harrison, Charles Fred, George henry, and Walter
Sylvester; Lucy died 5 Sep 1952 and is buried in Hartford
Memorial Cemetery in Sebastian County, Arkansas.
- IDA HEAVENER8 born 23 Jan 1873 in Hartford,
Arkansas; married Dr Ben Stone; buried in Hartford,
- JAMES EDWARD HEAVENER8 (twin) born 8 Jul 1876
in Hartford, Arkansas.
- CHARLES EDMON HEAVENER8 (twin) born 8 Jul
1876 in Hartford, Arkansas; died 4 Sep 1895 and buried in
Hartford Memorial Park.
- LINNIE HEAVENER8 born 14 Aug 1880 in
Hartford, Arkansas; aka Lina; married a mean named Amis.
- NATHANIEL HEAVENER8 born 23 Jul 1884
Hartford, Arkansas; died 2 Jan 1885 and buried in Hartford
- MANUEL M. HEAVENER8 born 20 Mar 1887 in
Hartford, Arkansas; wife's name was Morbra; died 19 Dec 1955
and buried in Hartford Memorial Cemetery.
- ADA V.
HEAVENER8 born 28 Feb 1889 in Hartford, Arkansas;
married John W. White; died 20 Jun 1981 and buried in
Hartford Memorial Cemetery.
- RAY HEAVENER Sr8
born 4 Jan 1884 in Hartford Arkansas; married a woman named
Nellie A.; died 2 May 1969 and buried in Hartford Memorial
Park in Hartford, Arkansas.
For Descendant/researcher of Alzada
please see Tolle
Cousin - #16
- 1860 Federal Census of Denton County, Texas.
major source of information on this family is Roy Statham Jr
(Tolle Cousin #16)
TOLLE7 (Nimrod D.6;
George Jr5; George Sr4;
Nimrod Beverly Tolle,
son of Sidney (Mallory) and Nimrod D. Tolle, was born 25 Mar
1849 in Lewis County, Missouri. He married Sarah Elizabeth
Petty on 27 Feb 1863 probably in Denton County, Texas. He
died 22 Aug 1905 in Stephens County, Texas.
The children of Sarah Elizabeth (Petty) and Nimrod
Beverly Tolle were:
- GEORGIA ANN TOLLE8 born about 1870 in denton
County, Texas; married 26 Apr 1887 in Williamson county,
Texas to Daniel DeWitt Thomson; they had 5 children surnamed
THOMSON: Etha Lee, Myrtle Estelle, Harvie Nathaniel, Otha
Arthur and Robert; died 5 Sep 1923 in Breckentridge, Texas
and buried in the Gunsight Cemetery in Stephens County,
- NATHANIEL WASHINGTON TOLLE8 born 5 Jan 1874
in Denton County, Texas; married 5 Jun 1898 in Stephens
County, Texas to Rebecca May McCleskey; they had 8 children
surnamed TOLLE: Hubert N.B., Rachel Agnes, John Petty, David
Benson, Ruby May, Freddie Lee, Nathaniel Washington Jr, and
Eugene Weldon; died 12 May 1930 in Stephen County, Texas.
- ALBERT LEE TOLLE8 born 30 Sep 1881 in Denton
County, Texas; married Estella Newman; died 3 Aug 1949 in
Stephens County, Texas.
For Descendant/Researcher of Nimrod Beverly
see Tolle Cousin - #39
- 1850 Federal Census of Lewis County, Missouri.
- 1860-1870-1880 Federal Census of Denton County, Texas.
- 1900 Soundex of the 1900 Federal Census for Texas.
- Obituary of Nimrod B. Tolle. Newspaper not given, found
in an old bible.
- Denton County, Texas Deed Book E, page 30-33 and Book K,
- Personal knowledge and family records of Rachel (Tolle)
Baggett; Dwain Tolle; Laura Thomson.
- Correspondence and some data from Petty descendant
Sharon Rhoades. (See Tolle Cousin #39)
TOLLE7 (Mattoy B.6;
Reuben5; George Sr4;
Nannie Tolle was born
Dec 1868 in Fleming County, Kentucky, daughter of Nancy
(Foxworthy) and Mattoy B. Tolle. She married on 3 Nov 1904
in Fleming County, Kentucky to George
H. Shipley. He was born 19 Nov 1880 in Mason County,
Kentucky, son of Betty (Rains) and Quincy R. Shipley. They
had one son. She was in charge of city circulation for The
Public Ledger, newspaper for a number of years. Nannie died
8 Jan 1948 and George died 19 Oct 1954 (his obit source #4
below), and they are buried
in the Maysville Cemetery, Mason County, Kentucky.
son of Nannie (Tolle) and George H. Shipley was:
- EVERETT H. SHIPLEY Sr8 born 1905 in Mason
County, Kentucky; He married in 1927 to Amelia E. Pence, who
was born 1906 in Mason County, and died 1980 in Citrus
County, Florida. They had one son, Everett H. Shipley Jr.
Everett Sr died in 1985 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
For Descendant/Researchers of Nannie (Tolle)
please see Tolle Cousin -
Federal Census of Fleming County, Kentucky.
Federal Census of Mason County, Kentucky.
- Kentucky Vital
Records, Mason County Marriages, 1904. FHL film# 216834.
- Obituary of George H. Shipley October 1954.
- Compiled research and personal knowledge of Everett
Shipley. (See Tolle cousin #29)
HENRY CLAY TOLLE7 (Benjamin Harrison Tolle6; John Tolle5; George Tolle Sr4; Roger Tolle3; Tobias Tolle2; Roger Tolle1)
Henry Clay Tolle, son of Kerrilla B. (Goddard) and Benjamin Harrison Tolle, was born 2 Aug 1855, in Indiana. He married on 6 Nov 1878 to Elvira Moore in Hendricks County, Indiana. Elvira was born 22 Sep 1859, daughter of John Moore. Her mother's name is currently unnown. The 1900 census showed her birth as Sep 1860. By
1900 they were living in Marion County, Indiana. Henry died in 1925 and Elvira in 1927, both in Indainapolis, Indiana.
The Children of Elvira (Moore) and Henry Clay Tolle were:
- ALVIE BENJAMIN TOLLE8 born 29 Apr 1879 in Brownsburg,
Hendricks Co, IN. Married 29 Apr 1905 to Lenna Brosius. Lena was born 1 Sep 1886 in Knightstown, Indiana. She was the daughter of Elsie Naomi (DeGoyer) and John Phillp Brosius. Alvie & Lenna
lived in Hendricks County, Indiana until sometime before 1905 where the first child was born in Marion County, and they were still there in the 1920 census. They had
nine children surnamed TOLLE: 1 female name unknown born 3 Nov 1905, Mattie Irene, Fern Naomi, Opal Alma Myrtle Elizabeth, and Alvie Clay, Herbert Edward, Samuel Lee, and Mabel Marie. Alvie died 25 Apr 1960 and Lenna on 14 May 1966, both in Indianapolis, Indiana. Buried in the Indiana Round Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana.
- CHATTIE SUSAN TOLLE8 born Jun 1881; died 1944
TOLLE8 born 31 Jan 1883 Hendricks County, Indiana. Nothing further known.
- (female) TOLLE8 born 27 Jan 1884 Hendriks County, Indiana. Nothing further known.
- HANNA/ANNA TOLLE8 born 6 May 1886 Hendricks County,
Indiana; died 1920.
- EDDIE/EDWARD TOLLE8 born Oct 1889; died 1908.
B. TOLLE8 born Aug 1893
For Descendant/Researchers of Henry Clay Tolle
please see Tolle cousin - #57 and - #59
- Ringo Family History Series, by Freeborn Family Organization, 12 Volumes.
- Family Bible of Benjamin Harrison Tolle, submitted by Dorothy Thornburg in 1984.
- 1860-1870 Federal Census of Hendricks County, Indiana.
- 1880, 1900 & 1920 Soundex of Federal Census of Indiana.
- Indexes to Birth, Deaths, & Marriages of Hendricks County, Indiana.
- Marion County, Indiana Birth Records.
- Compiled research and personal knowledge of Paul Traylor (Tolle Cousin #59)
- Compiled research and personal knowledge of Robin Dean Tolle (Tolle Cousin #57)