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John TOLLE[1]

Male 1832 - 1900  (68 years)


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  • Name John TOLLE  [2
    Born 11 Jan 1832  [1
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1900  Norcatur Cemetery, Norcatur, Decatur Co, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Feb 1900  [1
    Notes 
    • JOHN TOLLE (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.


      SOURCES:
      1850 Federal Census of Brown County, Illinois.
      1860-1870-1880 Federal Census of Grundy County, Missouri.
      1885-1895 State Census of Decatur County, Kansas.
      1900-1910-1920 Federal Census of Decatur County, Kansas.
      Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Illinois. FHL film# 881711.
      Marriages in Brown County, Illinois 1839-1946. FHL film# 2021549-2021550. Index on film # 2021412.
      Deed Books of Grundy County, Missouri. Indexes on FHL film# 1007610-1007611. Book H thru N on 1007615-1007618.
      Quit Claim Deeds of Grundy County, Missouri; Deed Book X, pages 68 thru 74. FHL film# 1007624 and Book I, page 155 film# 1007626.
      Index to Grundy County, Missouri Circuit Court Records 1841-1912. FHL film# 344014.
      Items extracted from the Norton County, (KS) Tracer, Quarterly of Norton County Genealogical society.
      Alphabetical Military Pension Index File. FHL film#s 541231 thru 541233,
      Decatur County, Kansas History, by Decatur County Historical book Commission.
      Death Records from Norton County, Kansas from Norton County Genealogical Society from Diane Gladson via Lydia Bishop.
      Affidavits of death and petitions for probate of the wills of John and Sarah (Barker) Tolle, courtesy of Mary Beth Christansen.
      Marriage License Records of Norton County, Kansas, courtesy of Gary Bower.
      Marriage Licenses of Decatur County, Kansas, courtesy of Gary Bowers.
      Index to Land Patents & Final Receipts of Decatur County, Kansas, compiled by Reva Snyder Marshall for the Decatur County Genealogical Society 1986.
      Deed Records of Norton County, Kansas, courtesy of Gary Bowers.
      Collection of obituaries from Decatur County, Kansas, courtesy of Lora & Lee Arnold.
      Tombstone photos from the Norcatur Cemetery in Decatur County, Kansas taken summer of 1997 by Thoren Tolle Meyers.
      Compiled research and personal knowledge of Lee & Lora Arnold
      Compiled research and personal knowledge of Barbara (Tolle) Cavanaugh (Tolle Cousin #21).
      Obituary of John Tolle, February 1900. [1]
    • OBITUARY
      Died
      John Tolle was born Mason County, Kentucky January 11, 1832.
      Departed this live February 4, 1900, Age 68 years and 24 days
      Mr Tolle married in Versailles, Illinois 8 Apr 1857 Sarah E. Barker who survives him. From this union there remains nine children, one son and 8 daughters, and 10 grandchildren, also a brother & sister remain to mourn his death.
      Brother Tolle embraced Christianity in his early manhood and united with the Baptist Church while in the East; after he came west he united with the Church of the United Brethern.
      His funeral conducted from the M.E. Church by Rev. S.L. Bains, paster of U.B. Church of Norcatur, Kansas on February 5, and his remains were laid to rest in the Norcatur Cemetery there to await the call of his Lord and Savier.
      The Oberlin Herold, Oberlin, Kansas 15 February 1900.
      Contributed by Thoren Tolle Meyers.
      (Extracted from microfilm at the Oberlin Museum) [1]
    Person ID I2131  Roger TOLLE descendants
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2014 

    Father James TOLLE,   b. Abt 1793, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1871, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Mother Lovey H TOLLE,   b. 20 Jan 1800,   d. 4 Aug 1874  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1816  Mason Co, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth BARKER,   b. 12 Jul 1841,   d. 3 Jan 1930  (Age 88 years)  [1
    Married 8 Apr 1857  Brown Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Elvira TOLLE,   b. Abt 1860,   d. Aft 1932  (Age ~ 73 years)
     2. Caroline TOLLE,   b. Abt 1864
     3. Eliza TOLLE,   b. Abt 1865,   d. Aft 1932  (Age ~ 68 years)
     4. Nancy TOLLE,   b. Abt 1867,   d. Aft 1932  (Age ~ 66 years)
     5. Laura TOLLE,   b. May 1870,   d. 5 Jun 1939, Fairfield, Clay Co, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     6. John Oscar [aka "Oscar"] TOLLE,   b. Apr 1874,   d. 10 Jan 1953  (Age ~ 78 years)
     7. Anna Augusta TOLLE,   b. Aft 1876, Grundy Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age > 54 years)
     8. Mary Etta TOLLE,   b. Abt 1879, Grundy Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Olive TOLLE,   b. 25 Jan 1882, Lyle, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

    2. [S79] Thoren Tolle Meyers website, Compiled by Thoren Tolle Meyers, (http://thorentm.tripod.com/records/recs.html#two), http://thorentm.tripod.com/gen7j2.html.