NATHANIEL WASHINGTON TOLLE
Bro. Tolle was born in Lewis Co., Mo., Oct. 5, 1838. He was united in marriage to Miss Maranda E. Shaw Aug. 29, 1865
He was converted at the age of 18 and united with the Baptist Church. After his marriage he with his wife became a member of the M.E. Church, South. In the fall of 1874 they came to California and finally settled in Cerritos (their present home), where in 1880 at a holiness camp-meeting he was unmistakably sanctified by the Holy Spirit, becoming soon after a member of the Holiness Church in its pioneer days, living and dying in the same faith. He will be much missed by the little church at Long Beach, where his faithful presence added cheer and life to the devotions. God in Great goodness permitted his children to be with him more or less during his long illness and listen to his gracious words of Joyous victory, amid great suffering see his patience and witness his peaceful end. In all his suffering he proved the truth and power of Christ not only to save but often to fill with raptures of joy. I was often permitted to visit and pray with him.
The funeral was at his home. Text, "To live is Christ, to die is gain." Many friends followed the hearse to the cemetery on signal Hill, which overlooks the seaside city and the great ocean's expanse. We deposited the body to await the Master's call, where the glorious reunion of loved ones may be enjoyed throughout eternity.
His great anxiety was that his family might all be saved, and when encouraging me on to the rescue he would often be melted into sympathetic tenderness. His faith claimed his loving family. May they with the noble incentive of athe final faith and victory of father, vie one with another as to who will fill the place made vacant by Jehovah's call. J.F. Washburn
Contributed by Thoren Tolle Meyers
MIRANDA ELLEN (SHAW) TOLLE
Mrs Maranda E. Tolle Had Lived Near Here for Last Fifty Years
She was a member of the Holiness Church. Surviving are four sons, Mack C., Charles and William Tolle, all of Long Beach; Fred Tolle of Carmel, Cal.; one daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Briggs, Monterey Park, Cal.; tewnty-four grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, October 18, at 10 A.M. at the Patterson & McQuilkin Chapel, Sixth Street and Locust Avenue. The body will be interred at Signal Hill Cemetery.
Contributed by Thoren Tolle Meyers
JAMES F. TOLLE
Prominent Grundy County Resident and Civil War Veteran answers Summons
Mr Tolle was born in Illinois March 17th 1846 and came with his parents to Missouri when a young boy, and had since resided in Grundy County. He had been a farmer practically all of his life. He was a veteran of the Civil War, and leaves a wide circle of friends who will regret to hear of this death.
Mr Tolle is survived by his wife and three children, including H.I. Tolle who resides with his parents, George Tolle of Jamesport and Mrs Della Whitworth of Excelsior Springs. He also leaves a sister, Mrs Dora Sproud of Rich Hill, and a brother S.L. Tolle of Galt and many other relatives both at Trenton and Grundy County. He was an Uncle of Mrs I.D. Roe, James Pond and Claude Tolle of this city.
Funeral Services were held Friday afternoon and interment was made at the Tolle Cemetery.
Contributed by Thoren Tolle Meyers
SARAH E. (TOLLE) HUMPHREYS BEAVERS
Mrs Sarah Humphreys 86 Is victom of Hemorrhage
Mrs Humphreys was born Jan 12, 1848 at Locust Grove, Adams County. she was the daughter of William and Charlotte Tolle. She was a member of the Christ in Christian Union and the Mt Zion Church, Pike County.
She had been a resident of Clinton County for the last 10 years and lived at the home of Mrs Wade for the last three years.
Mrs Humphreys is survived by nine children, Mrs Wade, Frank Humphreys of Wilmington, Sam Humphreys of Idaho, Pike County, William Humphreys of Blanchester, Mrs Clay Sanderson of West Manchester, James Humphreys of Greenfield, Ora Humphreys of Hillsboro, Mrs Ross Graves of Greenfield, and George Humphrey, Spring Valley; three sisters, Mrs Hannah Kerns, and Mrs Mary Foster of Leesburg, and Mrs Anna Swain of Marshall; and two brothers, William J. Tolle of Sabina, and John Tolle of Sinking Spring. forty-nine grandchildren, 90 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren also survive.
The body was taken to the Arthur Funeral Home where services will be conducted by Rev. Manuel Woods of Latham, Wednesday at 10:30 A.M. Interment will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery
OBITUARYMrs Sarah E. Tolle Humphreys Beavers the daughter of William and Charlotte Tolle was born Jan 12, 1848 and departed from this live Nov 19, 1934, at the age of 86 years 10 months and 7 days.
On September 21, 1865 she was united in marriage to William W. Humphreys and into this union 11 children were born 9 of whom are still living. On July 3, 1899 death took the husband and father. In 1905 she was united in marriage to Thomas Beavers who lived until the year of 1927 when he was called by death.
Since the death of her second husband she has made her home among her children spending the most of her time with her daughter, Sonie Wade in whose home she died. At her death she leaves 9 children, 49 grand children, 90 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. She lived a good Christian live and was of a loveable nature always ready to smooth out other people troubles and was very considerate in her sickness not wanting to put anyone to any trouble. While we are sorry to loose her here on Earth we know she is resting peacefully with God.
CARD OF THANKSWe wish to thank all the neighbors and friends for their kindness and help during the sickness and death of our dear mother. We wish to thank Clinton Council No. 32, and all relatives and friends for the beautiful flowers. Also Mr. Arthur for his kindness. THE HUMPHREYS FAMILY.
This was a typed copy courtesy of Nora Elizabeth (Humphrey) Sharritts, now deceased. The newspaper and date of publication is not shown.
NIMROD BEVERLY TOLLE
|TOLLE---Nimrod B. Tolle was born March
25, 1849, in
the State of Missouri, where he lived till 1861, when he
moved to Denton County, Texas. In 1889 he removed to
Gunsight, Texas, where he made his home till his death,
which occurred August 22, 1905. Bro. Tolle was converted and
joined the M.E. Church, South, in 1901. Although he was a
member of the Church for only four years, he was a very
useful member, and the Church has lost a good worker. We had
only closed the Gunsight meeting about two weeks before his
death. During this meeting he worked mightily for the Lord.
Bro. Tolle leaves a wife, one daughter and two sons and a
host of friends to mourn his loss. Our prayer is that the
sons may follow their father in his love and service to the
Lord. We know where to find Bro. Tolle. His testimony during
the meeting and his life is evidence. God bless the
This obituary was found in an old bible. The name of the newspaper is not shown. Shared by Thoren Tolle Meyers
NANCY A. MALINDA (TOLLE) BROWN
One of Wapella Good Old Mothers Passes Away at Her Home in That Town
Funeral was conducted by the pastor Rev. George E. Burton, at the Long Point M.E. Church Wednesday at 11 o'clock. Interment in Sugar Grove cemetery.
The pall bearers were the grandsons of the deceased as follows: G.H. Wilson, F.D. Wilson, R.O. Wilson, Charles W. Woy, J.W. Brown, C.A. Brown, J.O. Wilson, John Wilson.
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Wapello, DeWitt County, Illinois
John Brown Dies in Wapella at the Age of Eighty-Two Years
Mr Brown was of the hardy stock that brought Central Illinois to the present profitable fruition enduring privations that the future might have time for the culture that comes to the generations that live as God intends they should. He leaves 320 acres of land near Wapella, and it is in a high state of cultivation. No man was more generous, and there are many living witnesses to attest his good works. Of such are the cream of the earth; blessed be their names.
A PIONEER LAID TO REST
At the funeral of John Brown in Wapella
on Saturday, there was a large attendance, donsidering the
extreme bad roads. Mr Brown will be missed by saints and
sinners, having lived for over 44 years on his home farm.
Many a poorer man has he helped in time of need. His home
was always open to the weary traveler, no man went hungry
from his door. Hanigh tasted of poverty and hardship he knew
how to sympathize with the unfortunate. Religuously Mr Brown
was a Methodist, having united with that church about 30
years ago at Long Point. His house was always a stopping
place for the circuit rider, and upon his shoulders, with a
few others, fell the greatest weight of responsibility of
the support of the church at that place. He started out in
live early, his father dying when he was eight years of age,
throwing him upon his own resources. He hired out to work at
12 1/2 cents a day through the summer time, and in winter
worked on a flat boat running between Cincinnati and New
Orleans. He was married to malinda Toole October 22, 1847,
in Kentucky; emigrated to Illinois in 1852, and died on
Thursday, March 30, 1899, aged 82 years, 2 months, and 13
days. All the children were present at the funeral but Mrs
Bell Davis of Texas. Rev. A.J. Robertson of Wapella
officiated at the funeral services, assisted by Rev.
Montgomery of Heyworth. The pall bearers were descendants of
The newspaper was not noted
here but from Wapella, DeWitt County,
SARAH ELIZABETH (TOLLE) BRYANT
Her maiden name was Tolle. She was born and raised in Schuyler Co. Ill. and at the age of 18 years was married in the same county.
In 1883 they moved to Allen county Kansas near Humbolt. In 1886 they emigrated to Oklahoma and settled on a claim in no man's land. When El Reno was laid out they sold their claim and bought them a home on south Donald Avenue. Mrs Bryant endeared her self to her neighbors and all who knew her.
The many floral offerings that were sent to be laid upon and around her casket, was a token of the esteem in which she was held.
The funeral took place at the home this p.m. at 2 o'clock conducted by Rev Cole of the M.E. church. Her remains were followed by her sorrowing family, neighbors and friends to our city cemetary and laid to rest. She leaves a husband and four daughters and their families to mourn the loss of one who was faithful to the end
From the El Reno Globe, El Reno
Globe, Tuesday May 2, 1905
GEORGE H. SHIPLEY
------------------George H. shipley, Maysville died at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday at the Oaks where he had been receiving nursing care for nearly three months. H was 74 years old.
Mr Shilpey, retired for many years and the father of Everett H. Shipley, former Maysville business man now employed near Portsmouth, had been in failing health for the last four years. He had not been well since he suffered a slight stroke in November of 1951 while residing with his son and daughter-in-law at their home on East Second Street.
The venerable man, a long-time member of the First Baptist church, entered the Fleming road nursing home on July 31.
Quietly affable and agreeable, Mr. Shipley enjoyed the friendship of a congenial circle of friends.
He was born November 19, 1880 in the Stonelick neighborhood, the son of Quincy R. and Betty Rains Shipley.
Mr Shipley was married in 1904 to Miss Nannie Tolle. Mrs Shipley, for a number of years in charge of city circulation for the Public Ledger, died January 8, 1948.
Surviving besides his son are a grandson Everett H. Shipley, Jr of Kalamazoo, Mich and a great grandson; four sisters, Mrs Edith Thomas, of Flemingsburg, Mrs Lillie Bramel, of the city, and Mrs Lucy Taylor and Miss Sue Shipley, of the county; and one brother, Nevill Shipley, of Petersburg, Ill.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the J.W. Porter and Sons funeral home. Dr. A.D. Odom, pastor of the May's Lick Baptist church will officiate and burial will be in the Maysville cemetery.
Newspaper unknown, Wednesday 20
BERTHA (SATTERFIELD) TOLLE
She is survived, also by a daughter, Mrs Edna Johnson, 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A son, Reace, preceded her in death three years ago and another son died in infancy.
Funeral services were held at Wylie Funeral Home in Sinking Spring, Saturday, with Rev. Paul Reno officiating.
Burial was in White Oak Cemetery.
Contributed by Nancy (Poor) Stern
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