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Caleb Jarvis Taylor TOLLE[1]

Male Abt 1815 -


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  • Name Caleb Jarvis Taylor TOLLE  [1
    Born Abt 1815  [1
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • (He was best known as C.J.T. TOLLE) [1]
    • CALEB JARVIS TAYLOR TOLLE (Reuben Hampton5; Jonathan4; Roger3; Tobias2; Roger1)

      Caleb Jarvis Taylor Tolle, known often as C.J.T. Tolle, born about 1815, was the son of Sarah (Tarleton) Tolle and Reuben Hampton Tolle. The names Caleb and Jarvis have shown up in the records, but the Taylor is still speculation. He married Mary C. Wheeler on 16 Mar 1838 in Schuyler County, Illinois. On 22 Feb 1854, he purchased two pieces of land for a total of 120 acres at $1.25 per acre in Madison County, Illinois. He was listed on the 1840 census of Schuyler County as Calib J.T. Toole. C.J.T. Tolle was a Methodist Minister, and records indicate that he was in several counties over the years, Champaign County in 1847, Coles County in 1849, Moultrie County 1849-1850, and he was sent to Salem in Marion County in 1851-1852. Mary (Wheeler) Tolle died 19 Sep 1853 at Jamestown in Perry County, leaving four young children. He married again in Madison County on 16 Feb 1854 to Frances Deck. They had three more children before Frances died sometime between 1867-1874. He married for a third time to Mary Brown, and they added another four children to his family. C.J.T. moved around so much, it is no wonder that he hasn't been located on either the 1860 or the 1870 census, but he was on the 1880 census of New Douglas Township in Madison County. He made another land purchase on 11 Dec 1879, this time in Marion County, Illinois. It was for 42.49 acres at $6.00 per acre. He was mentioned in a biography of his son George W. Tolle, and his son Arthur A. Tolle. He spent over 15 years in the Methodist Ministry. He filled pulpits at Vernon, Champaign, Olney, Salem and other points in Illinois, and was also a builder and organizer of churches as circuit rider. During the Civil War he was a volunteer religious worker, preaching and performing other services in army camps. He was also a member of the Masonic Fraternity, and a Republican.

      The children of Mary C. (Wheeler) and Caleb Jarvis Taylor Tolle were:

      NORRIS H. TOLLE7 born ca 1842; served in the Union army in the Civil War in Company E. 10th Missouri Infantry. No other information.
      SARAH J. TOLLE7 born ca 1848; no other data except that she may have married a man named Sharer, based on the fact that two spinster sisters (Lovie & Kate) raised a niece by that name.
      GEORGE WESLEY TOLLE7 born 19 Oct 1849; married Mary Esther Newberry.
      WHEELER T. TOLLE7 born Nov 1852; married Mattie R. Lenir (spelling uncertain).
      The children of Frances (Deck) and Caleb Jarvis Taylor Tolle were:

      LOVIE A. TOLLE7 born Dec 1857; never married; lived with her sister Kate in Shawnee County, Kansas.
      WILLIAM H.S. TOLLE7 born 1861; married Edith M. Allen.
      KATE TOLLE7 born May 1867; never married; lived with her sister Lovie in Shawnee County, Kansas. Together they raised a niece Margurite Sharer.
      The children of Mary (Brown) and Caleb Jarvis Taylor Tolle were:

      ANNIE MAY TOLLE7 born Sep 1874; married I.H. Wilton.
      ELLA FAY TOLLE7 born Nov 1876; married Henry Oglesby.
      ARTHUR A. TOLLE7 born 17 May 1878; married Willie M. Smith; no children. They lived in Butte, Montana and he was the subject in a Montana History.
      EMILY R. TOLLE7 born Jul 1887; married Charles H. Gerkin.
      [1]
    Person ID I2024  Roger TOLLE descendants
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2014 

    Father Reuben Hampton TOLLE,   b. 18 May 1772, Fauquier Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1848, Long Creek, Grant, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Sarah TARLETON,   b. 9 Sep 1777, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Oct 1836  (Age < 59 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1798  Fauquier Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • The marriage bond was dated 13 Mar 1798 and also signed by William Tolle. The ceremony was performed by John Monroe [1]
    Family ID F593  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary C WHEELER,   d. 19 Sep 1853, Jamestown, Perry Co, Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married 16 Mar 1838  Schuyler Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Norris H TOLLE,   b. Abt 1842
     2. Sarah J TOLLE,   b. Abt 1848
     3. George Wesley TOLLE,   b. 19 Oct 1849
     4. Wheeler J TOLLE,   b. Nov 1852
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F598  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frances DECK,   d. Between 1867 and 1874  [1
    Married 16 Feb 1854  Madison Co Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Lovie A TOLLE,   b. Dec 1857
     2. William H S TOLLE,   b. 1861
     3. Kate TOLLE,   b. May 1867
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Living 
    Children 
     1. Annie May TOLLE,   b. Sep 1874
     2. Ella Fay TOLLE,   b. Nov 1876
     3. Arthur A TOLLE,   b. 17 May 1878
     4. Emily R TOLLE,   b. Jul 1887
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F600  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S79] Thoren Tolle Meyers website, Compiled by Thoren Tolle Meyers, (http://thorentm.tripod.com/records/recs.html#two).