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LURENA TOLLE7 (Harrison6; Jose Sr5; Jonathan4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

Lurena Tolle was born 8 Jul 1854 in Highland County, Ohio, the daughter of Rachel Ann (Naylor) and Harrison Tolle. The name appeared as "Louise" on 1880 census, and "Lorana" in a bio of her father. She married on 1 May 1884 in Highland County, Ohio to Elijah Starr Matthews. Elijah was born 8 Apr 1848, the son of Jane (Starr) and William Matthews. Lurena and Elijah had 5 children. Elijah died on 31 May 1917 and Lurena died on 31 Dec 1929. They are buried in the Woodville Cemetery in Warren County, Ohio. (Section 12, lot 38, graves 7 & 8)

The children of Lurena (Tolle) and Elijah Starr Matthews were:

  • ORVA MATTHEWS8 (twin) born 4 Feb 1885; married Trigg Copenhaner and they had 4 children surnamed COPENHANER: Evelyn C., Pauline C., Ralph, and Carleton.
  • ORVEL HARRISON MATTHEWS8 (twin) born 4 Feb 1885; married Hazel Moore and they had 3 children surnamed MATTHEWS: Siebert Roland, Gewndolyn Sue, and Waldo Trigg. Hazel died in 1959 and Orvel in 1971; both are buried in the Woodhill Cemetery in Warren County, Ohio.
  • CHARLES Otis MATTHEWS8 born 1886; married Mattie Mae Parlett and they had 10 children surnamed MATTHEWS: Arnold Earl, Gordon Dwayne, Loraine Mearl, Deloris Jean, William Rodney, Nancy Louise, Eldon H., Richard Donald, Vivian, and Evelyn Charlene.
  • DELPHIA MATTHEWS8 born after 1887 and married Clem Beal; she died in childbirth and the child died also. (no dates known)
  • WARD MATTHEWS8 born 22 May 1888; married Nora Black and they had 7 children surnamed MATTHEWS: Denver Arthur, Mary Inez, Robert, Jack, JoAnn, Joy, and Dora.

For Descendant/researchers of Lurena (Tolle) Matthews
please see Tolle Cousin - #17 - #92

SOURCES:

  1. 1860-1870-1880 Federal Census of Highland County, Ohio
  2. Marriage of Highland County, Ohio. Tolle extracted by Nancy Stern & Kathryn Miller.
  3. Highland County, Ohio Pioneer Sketches & Family Genealogies, by Elsie Johnson Ayres 1974 and indexed by Mary Louise McRoberts in 1981.
  4. History of Clay Township, Highland County, Ohio Sesquicentennial 1805-1955, by Alva W. Martin, pages 22 & 28.
  5. Compiled records and personal knowledge of Kathryn (Nixon) Miller.
  6. Compiled records and personal knowledge of Dolly (Mahaffey) Tolle.
  7. Compiled research of Deborah George (Tolle Cousin #17
  8. Compiled records and personal knowledge of Lisa Ann Bowermaster (Tolle Cousin #92)


STEPHEN O. TOLLE 7 (James6; William5; Jonathan4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1) and also his mother's line is:
(Lovey H. (Tolle)6; Reuben Hampton5; Jonathan4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

Stephen O. Tolle was born about 1827, the son of Lovey H. (Tolle) and James Tolle. He married Angeline Barker on 25 Aug 1847 in Brown County, Illinois. It is possible that her name was Sarah Angeline. They were married by his uncle C.J.Tolle. Stephen was a soldier in the Civil War in Company D, 84th Illinois Infantry from 21 Jul 1862 to 8 Jun 1863. Stephen and Angeline had 10 children. Angeline died on 30 Sep 1885 in Norton County, Kansas. and was buried in the Butler Cemetery in Crystal Township (Deal & Watton Cemetery). Stephen married again in Feb 1887 to a woman who may have been named Eugenia or Jennie who died in May of 1906. On 10 May 1889 he applied for a Civil War Pension (app# 704666-cert# 460845). At the age of 82 he was found on the 1910 census in the house of his daughter Martesia Shicks in Decatur County, Kansas. He died on 20 Aug 1910 in the soldiers home at Quincy in Adams County, Illinois. He may have been there from May to his death. His body was returned to Decatur County, Kansas. He was said to have been buried in the Norcatur Cemetery, but on my visit there I was unable to locate his grave. He has an interesting probate record in Brown County, Illinois. It contains lots of receipts and bills. (see source #19)

The children of Angeline (Barker) and Stephen O. Tolle were:

  • MARY ELIZABETH TOLLE8 born about 1848 in Brown County, Illinois; believe she died young.
  • LOVEY JANE TOLLE8 born about May 1850 in Brown County, Illinois; aka "Jane"; She married a man named Miller and had two daughters suranamed MILLER: Cora & Maud. Maud married Sam Potter and lived in Los Angele. Lovey Jane may have died before 1910 probably in Denver, Colorado.
  • LOUIS K. TOLLE8 born probably after 1850 in Brown County, Illinois and died young.
  • ARTEMUS TOLLE8 born about 1856, probably in Brown County, Illinois; She married in Grundy County, Missouri to Albrey J. Trick. He was born 1851, son of Fannie (Dayment) and John Trick. Artemus and Albrey had 4 children surnamed TRICK: Nora, Charles, Clarence, and Vera Nellie. Artemus died before 1910, probably in Chicago and Albrey died in 1915.
  • MORTILIA/MARTHA TOLLE8 born 1858 in Grundy County, Missouri; Married about 1880 to John A. Shick and they had 6 children surnamed SHICK; Hiram Albrey, Ostin J, Earl, Lillian, and two whos names are unknown. John Shick was born in 1855 and died in 1897; Mortilia died in 1916 and they are both buried in the Norcatur Cemetery, in Decatur County, Kansas.
  • VIOLA TOLLE8 born about 1861 in Grundy County, Missouri; married James C. Neal; They were living in Blue Springs, Nebraska in 1910; no further info.
  • VINA EUPHAMA TOLLE8 born about 1863 in Grundy County, Missouri; aka "Euphema" and also "Fannie"; married a man named Branson and had two sons surnamed BRANSON: O.L. (Olie) and Clifton. She died before 1910.
  • JAMES HIRAM TOLLE8 born about 1866 in Grundy County, Missouri; aka "Jim". He married on 21 Apr 1895 in Decatur County, Kansas. He was living in Salt Lake City, Utah in 10, and moved to Los Angeles, California about 1920. No known children.
  • LUVENA T. TOLLE8 born about 1870 in Grundy County, Missouri; married a man named Hickey and was living in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1910; no further info.

Updated 1 Jun 2000

For Descendant/researchers of Stephen O. Tolle
please see Tolle Cousin - #9

SOURCES:

  1. 1850 Federal Census of Brown County, Illinois
  2. 1860-1870 Federal Census of Grundy County, Missouri.
  3. 1880 Soundex of Federal Census of Missouri.
  4. 1885-1895 State Census of Decatur County, Kansas.
  5. 1910 Miracode of Federal Census of Kansas.
  6. Missouri Pioneers, 30 Volume set by Nadine Hodges & Mrs Howard Woodruff. Also same data in Grundy Gleanings, by Grundy County, Missouri Genealogical Society, Volume 9, #5.
  7. Deed Books of Grundy County, Missouri. Index on FHL film#1007611.
  8. Death Records from Norton County, Kansas from Norton County Genealogical Society, via Lydia Bishop.
  9. Data extracted fro the Norton County (KS) Tracer, the quarterly of the Norton County Genealogical Society.
  10. Alphabetical Military Pension Index File. FHL film# 541231 thru 541233.
  11. Index to Grundy County, Missouri Circuit Court Records 1841-1912. FHL film#s 344014. Also 1007610, 1006642 thru 1006644.
  12. Marriage Licenses of Grundy County, Missouri 1841-1912. FHL film# 1007638 items 2 thru 4.
  13. Index to compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldeiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Illinois. FHL film# 881711.
  14. Quit Claim Deeds, Grundy County, Missouri, Deed Book X, pages 68 thru 74 and Book I, page 155. FHL film#s 1007624 and 1007626.
  15. Index to Probate Records of Brown County, Illinois, by the Versailles Area Genealogical & Historical Society.
  16. Deed Records of Norton County, Kansas, courtesy of Gary Bowers.
  17. Tolle marriages in Brown County, Illinois 1839-1946 extracted from FHL film#s 2021412 (index) and 2021549-2021550.
  18. Some Tolle's in the newspaper indexes of the Decatur County, Kansas Museum, courtesy of Joan Stevenson.
  19. Marriage Licenses of Decatur County, Kansas, courtesy of Gary Bowers.
  20. Probate Record of Stephen O. Tolle in Brown County, Illinois. FHL film#s 1994482. Letters of Administration in Book F, page 77 on film# 1902330.
  21. Tombstone photos at the Norcatur Cemetery in Decatur County, Kansas. Taken by Thoren Tolle Meyers summer of 1997.
  22. Grantors Index to Deeds of Decatur County, Kansas, courtesy of Gary Bowers.
  23. Compiled research and personal knowledge of Nancy Callan Mauger (Tolle Cousin #9) 


NOAH FRANCIS TOLLE7 (Jose Jr6; Jose Sr5; Jonathan4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

Noah Francis Tolle was born 28 Apr 1868 Adams County, Ohio, son of Sarah (Newland) and Jose Tolle Jr. He married on 27 Feb 1887 in Adams County to Nancy Ann McClanahan and they had 12 children. Nancy was born 17 Nov 1870 in Adams County, Ohio, the daughter of Rachel (Varvel) and William McClanahan. Noah died 12 Aug 1908 and is buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery in Peebles, Adams County, Ohio. Nancy died on 11 Feb 1931 in Clinton County, Ohio and is buried with her husband.

The children of Nancy Ann (McClanahan) and Noah Francis Tolle were:

  • ALVA SHERMAN TOLLE8 born 11 Apr 1887 Adams County, Ohio. He married before 1910 to Bessie Jeanalee Parks. She was born in 1889, daughter of Oscar C. Parks. Alva and Bessie had 11 children surnamed TOLLE: Hartzel Edward, Olen, George Milton, Murl, Denver Clinton, Mary Elizabeth, Florabell, Rosa Florence, Lloyd Ervin, William Perlee, and Joseph Leon. Bessie died in May 1953 and is buried in the Sugar Grove Cemetery in Wilmington, Ohio. Alva married again to Laura Leeth on 22 Jan 1957 at Waverly, Ohio. He died on 20 Mar 1965, and is buried in the Locust Grove cemetery in Franklin Township, Adams County, Ohio. (the tombstone reads 1886-1965) His second wife died 13 Aug 1969 and is buried in Springfield, Ohio.
  • MINNIE AGNES TOLLE8 born 16 Jan 1890 Adams County, Ohio; married on 18 Jan 1905 in Adams County to Aaron Ode Barney; They had 3 children surnamed BARNEY: Earl Francis, Oscar Edward, and Pearl Marie. Minnie died on 30 Sep 1965 (obit in source 23) and Aaron Ode on 20 Nov 1967 and are buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery in Adams County, Ohio.
  • JOSEPH SULLIVAN TOLLE8 born 5 Aug 1891 Adams County, Ohio; aka "Josie". He married on 8 Dec 1911 in Adams County, Ohio to Icy Mae Hunt. Icy Mae was born 18 Oct 1893, daughter of Serene (Evans) and Christopher L. Hunt. Joseph and Icy had 3 children surnamed TOLLE: Chester Harold, Herschell Herbert, and Donna. When the Flu epidemic of 1918 struck, both Joseph and Icy died, Joseph on 20 Jan 1918 and Icy on 1 Feb 1918. They are buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery, Franklin Township, Adams County, Ohio.
  • CAREY DAVID TOLLE8 born 10 Apr 1893 Adams County, Ohio. He served in WWI and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was also a prisoner of War. He was honorably discharged 25 Mar 1919. Carey married on 11 Dec 1920 in Adams County, Ohio to Edna Faye Hughey Caplinger. She was the daughter of Sarah Ann (Hughey) and Landon Caplinger. Carey and Edna had 5 children surnamed TOLLE: Gerald Edmund, Helen Imogene. Anna Lee, Alton Meryl, and Carey Jr. Carey David died 29 Mar 1974 and was buried with military rites at the graveside, and Edna died on 2 Feb 1991. They are buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery in Franklin Township, Adams County, Ohio. (see obits in source 16 & 20)
  • HERMAN LEONARD TOLLE8 born 30 Oct 1894 Adams County, Ohio. he served in WWI and was discharged 9 Apr 1919. He married on 2 Nov 1927 in Louisa, Kentucky to Grace Jane Workman. She was born 23 Sep 1912, the daughter of Teny Ann (Baisden) and John Floyd Workman. They had 15 children surnamed TOLLE: Anna Lucille, Ralph Eugene, Mary Jane, Thomas Russell, Robert Leroy, Berlin Glenn, Vernie Allen, Harley Dale, Mack Arthur, Floyd Frances, Carl Ray, Herman Leonard Jr, Roland Dean, Norman Earl, and Janice Fay. Herman died 19 Jan 1979 and is buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery in Franklin Township, Adams County, Ohio. (see obit in source 17)
  • VINA MARIE TOLLE8 born 14 May 1896 Adams County, Ohio. She married first Samuel Frank Curtis on 27 Oct 1913, but he was killed in a train wreck. She married 2nd on 11 Nov 1920 in Campbell County, Kentucky to Charlie C. George. and they had 3 children surnamed GEORGE: Anna Louise, Georgie C., and Tommie C.. Charlie died in November of 1946, but Vina lived to celebrate her 100th birthday on 14 May 1996. She survived all of her siblings, but she also passed away on 19 Nov 1997.
  • JOHN ARTHUR TOLLE8 born 4 Mar 1898 Adams County, Ohio. He married on 11 Nov 1920 in Newport, Campbell County, Kentucky to Elizabeth Elsie Marie Damron. She died in 1926 and he married a second time to Violet Geneva Setty on 19 Mar 1929 in Wilmington, Ohio. She was born 19 Sep 1911, the daughter of Maud (Cadwallader) and John Setty. They had 12 children surnamed TOLLE: Chester Brice, Marie, Pearl, Juanita, John E., James, Noami Cleo, Eunice, Shirley June, Gary Dean, Judy Kay, and Janette. They were married for 47 years when Maud died in 1977. John lived to the age of 92 and died on 16 Jul 1990 and is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Adams County, Ohio. (see sources 18 & 19 for their obits)
  • CHARLES EDWARD TOLLE8 born 9 May 1900 Adams County, Ohio. He married on 19 Oct 1923 to Rhoda Florence Caplinger. They had one daughter Norma Willidean Tolle. He married second on 22 Jun 1942 in Adams County, Ohio to Hester Dell Kirk, widow of Manford Williams. Charles died on 26 Apr 1983 and is buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery in Franklin Township, Adams County, Ohio. (source 22 for his obit)
  • LOUMARA MURL TOLLE8 (twin) born 11 Feb 1902 Adams County, Ohio. She married on 17 Feb 1917 to Fred Earl Barney. He was born 31 Jul 1895, the son of Alverda (Miller) and Moses Barney. Loumara and Fred had 5 children surnamed BARNEY: Olen Arthur, Robert Earl, Roy Charles, Geneva Myrl, and Fred Ashton. Fred died on 18 Sep 1967 and Loumara on 14 Apr 1980. They are buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery, Franklin Township, Adams County, Ohio.
  • ISAAC BURL TOLLE8 (twin) born 11 Feb 1902 Adams County, Ohio and died on 20 Jul 1904 at the age of 2 1/2 years. He is buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery in Adams County, Ohio.
  • DORSE NORMAN TOLLE8 born 22 Apr 1905 Adams County, Ohio. He married on 13 Nov 1934 to Dolly Mae Mahaffey. They had 5 children surnamed TOLLE: Lois Audrey, Dennis Ray, Rita June, Kathleen Alice, and Bonnie Ann. Dorse passed away on 3 Nov 1996 and is buried in the White Oak Cemetery in Adams County, Ohio. (obit in source 21)
  • JESSE JAMES TOLLE8 born 6 Jan 1908 Adams County, Ohio. He married on 19 Jan 1931 in Waverly Ohio. He married on 19 Jan 1931 to Virgie Doris Howland, She was born 15 Jun 1914. Jesse and Virgie had 5 children surnamed TOLLE: James Elton, Earl Leonard, Norman Paul, Velda Marie, and Sharma Lee. Virgie died on 6 Dec 1994 and Jess died on 5 Jul 1995. They are buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery in Adams County, Ohio.

For Descendant/Researcher of Noah Francis Tolle
please see Tolle Cousin #12 - #23 - #33 - #58 - #68

SOURCES:

  1. 1870-1880-1900-1910-1920 Federal Census of Adams County, Ohio.
  2. LDS Archives sheet for Noah Francis Tolle submitted by Ralph Eugene Tolle. FHL film# 884696.
  3. The Social Security Death Index.
  4. Adams County, Ohio Marriage Records 1910-1967, filmed by LDS.
  5. Marriage Permissions of Adams County, Ohio, extracted from originals in Courthouse basement by Kathryn Miller.
  6. Some Marriage Records of Adams County, Ohio, Volume I, 1797-1894, published 1988 and Volume II, 1834-1910 published 1995 by the Adams County genealogical Society.
  7. Abstracts from Death Certificates of Adams County, Ohio from West Union Health Department courtesy of Kathryn (Nixon) Miller.
  8. Ohio Birth Records 1909-1911. FHL film# 929248 thru 929251.
  9. Index of Adams County, Tombstone Records, by the Adams County, Ohio Genealogical Society many records personally searched by Kathryn (Nixon) Miller.
  10. Official Roster of Ohio soldiers, Sailors, Marines in World War 1917-1918, Volume 17.
  11. A major researcher of records for this family has been Kathryn (Nixon) Miller
  12. Family records and personal knowledge of Dolly (Mahaffey) Tolle.
  13. Compiled research and personal knowledge of Skip Tolle (Tolle Cousin #12).
  14. Compiled research and personal knowledge of Jean (Austin) and Carey Tolle Jr (Tolle Cousin #23)
  15. Compiled research and personal knowledge of Bonnie (Tolle) Hougland (Tolle Cousin #33)
  16. Obituary of Carey David Tolle, April 1974.
  17. Obituary of Herman Leonard Tolle, January 1979.
  18. Obituary of John Arthur Tolle, July 1990.
  19. Obituary of Violet Geneva (Setty) Tolle, April 1977.
  20. Obituary of Edna Faye Hughey (Caplinger) Tolle, February 1994
  21. Obituary of Dorse Norman Tolle, November 1996.
  22. Obituary of Charles Edward Tolle, April 1983
  23. Obituary of Minnie Agnes (Tolle) Barney, September 1965


JOHN TOLLE7 (James6; William; Jonathan4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)
and his mother's Tolle Family is
(Lovey H.6; Reuben Hampton5; Jonathan4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

John Tolle was born 11 Jan 1832, the son of Lovey H. (Tolle) and James Tolle. He married on 8 Apr 1857 in Brown County, Illinois to Sarah Elizabeth Barker. She was born 12 Jul 1841, daughter of Eliza (?) and Crawford Barker. John and Sarah had 9 children. He moved with his parents to Brown County in the early 1830's and grew up there. On 3 Nov 1856 he bought land in Grundy County, Missouri. He can be found there in the 1860 thru 1870 census, but by 1880 he was living in Decatur County, Kansas. He can also be found on the 1885 and 1895 State Census of Decatur County. During the Civil War, he had served the Union in Company D, 84th Illinois Infantry, and on 31 Aug 1885 he applied for a pension (app# 548469-cert# 414891). After his death, his widow also applied on 12 Mar 1900 (app# 715178-cert# 655315). John died on 4 Feb 1900 and Sarah died on 3 Jan 1930. They are both buried in the Norcatur Cemetery, in Norcatur, Decatur County, Kansas. His will was filed for probate on 27 Feb 1900.

The children of Sarah Elizabeth (Barker) and John Tolle were:

  • MARY ELVIRA TOLLE8 born about 1860; married Isaac M. Shick and had children surnamed SHICK: Anna and Flossie, plus 1 son and 3 daughters who's names are unknown. She died later than 1932.
  • CAROLINE TOLLE8 born about 1864. Married Feb 1886 in Decatur County, Kansas to Ludwig Fisher and they had 3 children surnamed FISHER: Sarah S., Fannie, and an unknown child.
  • ELIZA TOLLE8 born about 1865. She married in Feb 1892 in Decatur County, Kansas to Alexander McCoy. They had 3 children surnamed McCOY: Leone B., Sarah, and Maude. She died after 1932.
  • NANCY TOLLE8 born about 1867. She married John K. Jones and they had 3 children surnamed JONES: Rena, Oscar A., and Sarah Ellen. She died after 1932.
  • LAURA TOLLE8 born May 1870. She was the second wife of James Lanon Masterson and they married in March 1909. I don't know of any children. Laura died 5 Jun 1939 in Fairfield, Nebraska.
  • JOHN OSCAR TOLLE8 born Apr 1874, aka "Oscar". He married on 14 Apr 1897 in Norton County, Kansas to Harriet Salina Page. She was born 7 Apr 1874, daughter of Apsela (Soverns) and John Edgar Page. They had 6 children surnamed TOLLE: Eunice A. Jemmie; Maude E., Chester J., Dwight S., and Joyce Maxine. Harriet died 27 Feb 1931 and John died on 10 Jan 1953 and they are buried in the Norcatur cemetery, Decatur County, Kansas.
  • ANNA AUGUSTA TOLLE8 born after 1876 in Grundy County, Missouri. She married first to her second cousin William Ancel Tolle. The married on 4 Sep 1901 in Decatur County, Kansas and had one son Frank J. TOLLE. They divorcd and on 5 Jul 1917 she married Merit Wilson Reid. Anna died after 1930.
  • MARY ETTA TOLLE8 born about 1879 in Grundy County, Missouri. She married in March 1917 to James Hart. I don't know of any children.
  • OLIVE TOLLE8   born 25 Jan 1882 in Lyle, Kansas. She married on 1 Mar 1905 to Ivan Edgar Page. They had 2 children surnamed PAGE: Alma and Mable L. She died in 1929 and is buried in the Norcatur cemetery in Decatur County, Kansas.

For Descendant/Researcher of John Tolle
please see Tolle Cousin - #21

SOURCES:

  1. 1850 Federal Census of Brown County, Illinois.
  2. 1860-1870-1880 Federal Census of Grundy County, Missouri.
  3. 1885-1895 State Census of Decatur County, Kansas.
  4. 1900-1910-1920 Federal Census of Decatur County, Kansas.
  5. Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Illinois. FHL film# 881711.
  6. Marriages in Brown County, Illinois 1839-1946. FHL film# 2021549-2021550. Index on film # 2021412.
  7. Deed Books of Grundy County, Missouri. Indexes on FHL film# 1007610-1007611. Book H thru N on 1007615-1007618.
  8. Quit Claim Deeds of Grundy County, Missouri; Deed Book X, pages 68 thru 74. FHL film# 1007624 and Book I, page 155 film# 1007626.
  9. Index to Grundy County, Missouri Circuit Court Records 1841-1912. FHL film# 344014.
  10. Items extracted from the Norton County, (KS) Tracer, Quarterly of Norton County Genealogical society.
  11. Alphabetical Military Pension Index File. FHL film#s 541231 thru 541233,
  12. Decatur County, Kansas History, by Decatur County Historical book Commission.
  13. Death Records from Norton County, Kansas from Norton County Genealogical Society from Diane Gladson via Lydia Bishop.
  14. Affidavits of death and petitions for probate of the wills of John and Sarah (Barker) Tolle, courtesy of Mary Beth Christansen.
  15. Marriage License Records of Norton County, Kansas, courtesy of Gary Bower.
  16. Marriage Licenses of Decatur County, Kansas, courtesy of Gary Bowers.
  17. Index to Land Patents & Final Receipts of Decatur County, Kansas, compiled by Reva Snyder Marshall for the Decatur County Genealogical Society 1986.
  18. Deed Records of Norton County, Kansas, courtesy of Gary Bowers.
  19. Collection of obituaries from Decatur County, Kansas, courtesy of Lora & Lee Arnold.
  20. Tombstone photos from the Norcatur Cemetery in Decatur County, Kansas taken summer of 1997 by Thoren Tolle Meyers.
  21. Compiled research and personal knowledge of Lee & Lora Arnold
  22. Compiled research and personal knowledge of Barbara (Tolle) Cavanaugh (Tolle Cousin #21).
  23. Obituary of John Tolle, February 1900.


EMMA ISADORE TOLLE7 (Jose Jr6; Jose Sr5; Jonathan4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

Emma Isadore was born 6 Aug 1871 in Adams County, Ohio, daughter of Sarah (Newland) and Jose/Joseph Tolle Jr. She married on 14 Aug 1887 in Adams County, Ohio to John Franklin McClanahan. He was known as "Frank" McClanahan and was born 19 Apr 1868, son of Rachel (Varvel) and William McClanahan. They had one child, and Emma died on 19 Apr 1889. She is buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery in Adams County, Ohio. Frank married again in 1891 to Ida Jaclane Tolle and after her death in 1896, he married Lamira Ethel Tolle. He had more children. Frank died on 21 Dec 1936 and is buried in the Clarksville Cemetery in Clinton County, Ohio.

The child of Emma Isadore (Tolle) and John Franklin McClanahan was:

  • ADA ESTELLA McCLANAHAN8 was born 18 Oct 1887. She married first to Charles Edward Crothers and they had 3 children surnamed CROTHERS: Mildred, Russell Milton, and Eva Mae. This marriage ended in divorce, and she married again on 24 Nov 1912 to William Stephenson. Emma and William had 8 children surnamed STEPHENSON: Ivan Ollie, Mary Ellen, Denver, Kenneth Wayne, Birdie Inez, Ruth Mirella, Joseph, and Ruby Eileen. William died 15 Mar 1966 and Ada on 25 Dec 1966. They are buried in the Gardener Cemetery, in Morgantown, Pike County, Ohio.

    For Descendant/Researchrs of Emma Isadore (Tolle) McClanahan
    please see Tolle Cousin - #34

    SOURCES

    1. 1880-1900 Federal Census of Adams County, Ohio.
    2. Adams County, Ohio Marriage Records, Volume 1, page 104-105, by Elsie Ewing Rayburn, 1953, collected from bibles, obits, newspapers, books etc. Also on FHL film # 317308.
    3. Marriage Permissions of Adams County, Ohio extracted from originals in the Courthouse basement by Kathryn (Nixon) Miller.
    4. Some Marriage Records of Adams County, Ohio, Volume I, 1797-1894 published 1988 and Volume II, 1834-1910 published 1995 by the Adams County Ohio Genealogical Society.
    5. Compiled research and personal knowledge of Kathryn (Nixon) Miller.
    6. Compiled research and personal knowledge of Dolly (Mahaffey) Tolle.
    7. Compiled research and personal knowledge of Byron Park (Tolle Cousin # 34)


    NANCY ANN MELVIN TOLLE7 (Charles Wesley C.6; Reuben Hampton5; Jonathan4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

    Nancy Ann Melvin Tolle was born 3 Jun 1833, daughter of Charlotte (Taylor) and Charles Wesley C. Tolle. She married on 18 Dec 1851 in Brown County, Illinois to Benjamin Wilson. Nancy and Benjamin had 6 children. Death dates of Nancy and Ben aren't known, but it was after 1905.

    The children of Nancy Ann Melvin (Tolle) and Benjamin Wilson were:

    • SYLVESTER WILSON8 born 1853; no further data.
    • JONATHAN J. WILSON8 born 1854; no further data.
    • FRANK WILSON8 born about 1855; no further data.
    • ALICE DESTIMONY WILSON8 born 22 Feb 1857; no further data.
    • CHARLOTTE ANN WILSON8 born 4 Aug 1858; no further data.
    • ELIZABETH ELLEN WILSON8 born 3 ay 1861; married on 31 Aug 1879 at Great Bend, Kansas to Robert Theodore Thomas. He was born 7 Dec 1846 in Joplin, Missouri. They had 9 children surname THOMAS: Theodore Orlando, William Martin, Robert Glenn, Grove Franklin, Lucinda Ellen, Ernest Isaac, Josie Ann, Nellie Ruth, and Oscar Lee. Robert died on 12 Apr 1930 and Elizabeth died 4 Jun 1953, both in Laton California.

    For Descendant/Researcher of Nancy Ann Melvin (Tolle) Wilson
    Please see Tolle Cousin - #20

    SOURCES:

    1. 1850 Federal Census of Brown County, Illinois.
    2. Bible of Charles Wesley C. Tolle (typed copy).
    3. Tolle Marriages in Brown County, Illinois 1839-1946. Index on FHL film# 2021412. Records extracted from film#s 2021549-2021550.
    4. Compiled records for C.W.C. Tolle courtesy of Marilyn Davis.
    5. Probate Record of Charles Wesley C. Tolle 1875, Brown County, Illinois. FHL film# 1986055.
    6. Probate Record of Charlotte Taylor/Temple Tolle 1885, Brown County, Illinois. FHL film# 1987533.
    7. Data for the children of Nancy Ann (Tolle) Wilson comes from the research and personal knowledge of Bonnie Larice (Tolle Cousin #20).


    WILLIAM A. TOLE7 (Jonathan6; William5; Jonathan4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

    William A. Tole was born about 1830 in Perry County, Tennessee, son of Elizabeth (?) and Jonathan Tolle. William and his descendants used the TOLE spelling. He married about 1835 to Zuridicy Sharp. She was known as Dicy, born Sep 1836 and daughter of Eliza (Mayfield) and James Sharp. William and Dicy had a total of 12 children. Their youngest child was only about 8 or 10 when William died and the exact date is unknown. Dicy died about 1902 in Cooke County, Texas.

    The children of Zuridicy (Sharp) and William A. Tole were:

    • ELIZA JANE TOLE8 born Jun 1855. She was married on 1 Dec 1874 in Perry County, Tennessee to Shadrick Monroe Mayfield. He was born Aug 1853. They had 8 children surnamed MAYFIELD: William Andrew, Ashley Monroe, Emma U., Fletcher P., George Brown, Ella Narcissis, James Walter, and Ernest Ross. Eliza Jane died Aug 1926, and Shadrick died 6 Jan 1930. They are believed to buried in the Tipton Cemetery, Tillman County, Oklahoma.
    • (child) TOLE8 born about 1856 (conjecture).
    • MARTHA J. TOLE8 born about 1859. No data after the 1860 census of Wayne County, Tennessee.
    • JOHN WILLIAM TOLE8 born 5 May 1860 Perry County, Tennessee. He married 25 Oct 1883 in Perry County, Tennessee to Martha Adaline Graves. She was born 10 Aug 1863. They had 8 children surnamed TOLE: James T., Mary L., Andrew Lee, Emma J., William Ellison, Anna L., Bryon Whitson and Floris M. He died 8 Jul 1928 in Ellis County, Texas and Martha died 10 Oct 1943.
    • GEORGE FRANKLYN TOLE8 born 1 Apr 1862 Perry County, Tennessee. He married first on 17 Nov 1885 in Lewis County, Tennessee to Dorothy Clementine Clayton and they had 5 children surnamed TOLE: Ethel Lillian, George, Lester Carl, Grady, and Ira J. Dorothy died 28 Aug 1903 in Choctaw, Oklahoma. George married again on 7 Jun 1905 to Mary Jane Frances Blazer in the Southnern District Indian Territory. they had two more children surnamed TOLE: Eusebia Viola and David Franklin. Mary Frances died in October 1907. George died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on 6 Jul 1936 and is buried in the Choctaw Cemetery.
    • JOSEPHINE A. TOLE8 born 31 Oct 1865 Perry County, Tennessee. She married 24 Feb 1892 in Perry County Tennessee to William S. Bartley. She was his second wife. William was born 11 Jun 1861. They had 3 or 4 children surnamed BARTLEY: John H., Laura Grace, and Eunie/Euna, and possibly one more. Josephine died 22 Aug 1908 and William died 6 Apr 1939. They are buried in the Oakwood Cemetery, Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas.
    • ALICE V. TOLE8 born about 1867 Perry County, Tennessee. She was married 5 Jan 1896 in Perry County, Tennessee to W.M. Tatum. no further data.
    • PRISCILLA ANGELINE TOLE8 born 19 Sep 1869 Perry County, Tennessee. She married John Moses Cooper Jr who was born 17 Jan 1858, son of Mary Ann (Parker) and John Moses Cooper Sr. Priscilla and John had 4 childen surnamed COOPER: Jacob, Anna J., Zelma, and Albert Cecil. She died 6 Mar 1902 and is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro, Grayson County, Texas and John died in November 1951 in Portales, New Mexico, and is buried there.
    • FELIX WHITMAN TOLE8 born Jun 1871 Perry County, Tennessee. He married Isadora Frazier, aka "Dora". She was born 15 Apr 1878. They had 11 children surnamed TOLE: Addie Mae, Annie Clementine, Albert, Katie Ellen, Walter James, Robert E. Lee, Ruby Fay, Cora L., William Andrew, Horace Raymond, and Lucille. Dora died 3 Mar 1920, and Felix died 15 Oct 1938 in Wilbarger County, Texas and is buried in the Thalia Cemetery in Foard County, Texas.
    • NANCY ELLEN TOLE8 born Dec 1873 Perry County, Tennessee. She married on 29 Nov 1893 in Perry County, Tennessee to Robert M. Frazier. They had two children surnamed FRAZIER: Mae/May and Arthur. No further info.
    • (child) TOLE8 born about 1876 Perry County, Tennessee (conjecture).
    • SAMUEL MACK TOLE8 born 8 Nov 1879 Perry County, Tennessee. He married on 30 Jul 1899 in Cook County, Texas to Sarah Elizabeth Cooper. She was born 26 Feb 1883, aka "Lizzie". They had 12 children surnamed TOLE: James Ernest, Alma Estella, Emma, Besie Angeline, Jady William, Jessie, Ira Maine, John Mack, Otis Sewell, L.Z., Ruby Lee, and Glenn Louis. He died 13 Aug 1966 in Wichita Falls, Texas and Lizzie died 9 Jan 1972 in Quantah, Texas. They are buried in the Thalia Cemetery in Foard County, Texas.

    For Descendant/Researchers of William A. Tole
    Please see Tolle Cousin - #40

    SOURCES:

    1. 1850 Federal Census of Hardin County, Tennessee
    2. 1850-1860-1870-1880 Federal Census of Perry County, Tennessee.
    3. 1860 Federal Census of Wayne County, Tennessee.
    4. Will of Jonathan Tolle 1875, courtesy Meryl Stevens.
    5. 1900 Soundex of Federal Census of Oklahoma Territory.
    6. 1900 Soundex of Federal Census of Texas.  
    7. Deed Indexes of Perry County, Tennessee. FHL film# 0977669 for index. Books O-P film# 0977674; Book T is on film# 0977676.
    8. Maury County, Tennessee Chancery Court Records 1810-1860, Volume II, by Jill K. Garrett & Marise P. Lightfoot 1955.
    9. Perry County, Tennessee Marriages. FHL film# 0977659, item 2.
    10. An Index to Texas Death Records 1903-1940. FHL film# 150380.
    11. Social Security Death Index.
    12. Grayson County, Texas Cemetery Inscriptions & Related Family Data, Volume II, page 36, Henry & Anderson compilers.
    13. Data shared by Meryl Stevens, a researcher of the Sharp Family.
    14. Correspondence with many family members by Mary (Jennings) Katschke.
    15. Documents pertaining to the children of William A. Tole collected by Mary (Jennings) Katschke. (Including census searches)
    16. Documents of marriage & death pertaining to George F. Tole, courtesy of Mary (Jennings) Katschke.
    17. The major researcher of this branch of William A. Toll and his children is Mary Louise (Jennings) Katschke (Tolle Cousin #40)



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