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Harrie Fisk TOLLE, [twin] DD[1]

Male 1872 - 1955  (82 years)

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  • Name Harrie Fisk TOLLE  [2, 3
    Suffix [twin] DD 
    Born 11 Sep 1872  McPherson Co, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1955  Myrtle Hill Memorial Park Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 17 Aug 1955  [2, 4
    • Obit in Biloxi Daily Herald
      Aug 23 1955, page two, col one.
    • History of Hillsborough County. Florida. Ernest J. Robinson, 1928, page 392.
      HARRIE FISK TOLLE—"Harrie Fisk Tolle was born at Roxbury, Kansas, on September 11, 1872, son of Joseph Turner
      and Martha Jane (Ward) Tolle. His paternal ancestors were from Wales, and both paternal and maternal
      ancestors were early settlers in Virginia.
      He attended the public schools in Kansas, and studied at Kansas Wesleyan University from 1896 to 1900,
      and at the University of Florida during 1901 and 1902. He studied Theology at HigHland College in Kansas, from
      which institution he holds the degree of Doctor of Divinity. He commenced his calling as a pastor in Los Angeles,
      where he remained for a year, and later had charges in Mesa and Prescott, Arizona, and at Atkinson, Illinois. On
      account of ill health, he gave up the ministry for a time, and did office work in Springfield, Illinois, for about a
      year, and then moved to Mississippi, where he engaged in stock-raising for a year and a half.
      His health becoming better, he became Pastor of the Methodist Church in Lake, Mississippi, where he
      remained for four years, and was instrumental in building two new church edifices and one parsonage. He
      subsequently had charges at Newton, Biloxi, Laurel and Jackson, Mississippi. In December, 1923, he was called to
      Tampa, to become Pastor of the First Methodist Church, South, there. When he took charge of this Church, the
      membership only amounted to eight hundred and thirty, and today it is over thirteen hundred. He has given
      considerable attention to the growth of the Young Peoples' Department, and his Church probably has more
      young members than any other church in the city.
      Dr Tolle has held various important official positions in connection with church work: he was Chariman of
      the Sunday School Board of the Mississippi Conference for nine years; he is Vice-President of the Mission Board of
      the Florida Conference, and was President of the Tampa Ministerial Association during 1895. At the jpresent time
      he is Director of the Florida Training School for Girls. During the World War, he did his bit by preaching to soldiers at
      various Camps, and he also took an active part in the Liberty Loan and other drives.
      He was married at Highland, Kansas, August 27th, 1902, to Carolyn E. Hills, and has the following children:
      Corning Fisk, a Methodist Preacher in Florida; Joseph Augustus, also a Methodist Preacher and a School Teacher
      at Brandon; Robert Leander, who is attending Southern College, where he is President of the Student Body, and
      Martha Leonore. who is also attending Southern College and Mary Love Tolle, a student at the Junior Memorial
      High School in Tampa.
      Dr Tolle is a firm believer in the future of Tampa. He owns a beautiful home at hanna's Whirl, and expects
      to make this his permanent home."
    • Newspaper article about 3 TOLLE brothers taking off in a Royal Rolls Royce.

      Lakeland Ledger - Aug 17, 1962, Page 3,2133458&hl=en
    Person ID I4302  Roger TOLLE descendants
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2016 

    Father Joseph Turner TOLLE,   b. 5 Feb 1834,   d. 13 Jan 1903, San Bernardino Co., CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Martha Jane WARD,   b. 24 Aug 1837, Glasgow, Barren Co., KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1878, Roxbury, McPherson Co., KS, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1858  [6
    Family ID F1117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Editha HILLS,   b. 9 Jan 1878, KS, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1953  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 27 Aug 1902  Highland, KS, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
     1. Corning Fisk TOLLE,   b. 28 Dec 1903,   d. 16 Jan 1982, Polk Co., FL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Joseph Augusta TOLLE,   b. 14 Dec 1905,   d. 22 Feb 1981, Hillsborough Co., FL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Robert Leander TOLLE,   b. 13 Jan 1907,   d. 28 Jan 1972, Orange, FL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Martha Leonore TOLLE,   b. 1910, MS, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary Love TOLLE,   b. 19 Feb 1914, Newton, MS, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 2010, Salem, Marion, OR, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F1331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] 1910 United States Federal Census,, (- Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.), Year: 1910; Census Place: Lake, Scott, Mississippi; Roll: T624_757; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0105; .
      Name: Harry F Tolle
      Age in 1910: 37
      Birth Year: abt 1873
      Birthplace: Kansas
      Home in 1910: Lake, Scott, Mississippi
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Caroline Tolle
      Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
      Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
      Native Tongue: English
      Occupation: Minister
      Industry: Methodist
      Employer, Employee or Other: Own Account
      Home Owned or Rented: Rent
      Farm or House: House
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Years Married: 7
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Harry F Tolle 37
      Caroline Tolle 32
      Corning Tolle 6
      Joseph A Tolle 4
      Robert L Tolle 3
      Martha Tolle 0

    2. [S93] THE JOHN AND NANCY (BURCH) NICHOLS FAMILY, JON E. HUFFMAN, (, Pages 1243 to 1245.
      3. MARTHA JANE4
      , UNKNOWN1
      ) was born August 24, 1837
      in Barren County, Kentucky, and died February 12, 1878 in Roxbury, McPherson County,
      Kansas. She married JOSEPH TURNER TOLLE February 11, 1858 in Barren County, Kentucky,
      son of SAMUEL TOLLE and MARY SNODDY. He was born February 05, 1834 in Barren County,
      Kentucky, and died January 13, 1903 in Rialto, California.
      Notes for MARTHA JANE WARD:

      The following narrative was written by Elsie (Burch) Sloop, a granddaughter of Martha Jane
      Tolle, and was based upon conversations with her aunt, Lovie Jane Tolle:
      "Rev. J.H. Lockwood (the preacher at Roxbury, Kansas 1873-1874) preached Grandma Tolle's funeral.
      He came from St. Louis, Missouri to Salina. They weren't working under church rules, so he preached
      where ever he could get a congregation. Grandpa Tolle was eager to preach but Grandma was rather
      against it as he wasn't schooled much, and the farm was a great responsibility and Aunt Love thinks
      Grandma felt it was perhaps too much for him. Grandpa had an "Exhorter's" license, and as soon as a
      class organized, he was class leader --- in other words, he organized it.
      "Grandpa built a log house (one room) on the banks of Gypsum Creek 4 miles north and just over 1/2
      mile west of Roxbury, took the claim in 1865 or 66, and built a little lean-to on the north side of the log
      cabin. It had a place to store potatoes under it. The older pair of twins, Harrie and Hattie, were born in
      the log house, then Grandpa built a two-room frame house where the second set of twins, Walter Turner
      and Chester Campbell, were born. He hauled green cottonwoods and had them sawed for a floor to the
      loft, and oh how they warped.
      "They boarded the school teacher on a straw bed, a Mr. Marter who had been to school at Emporia. They
      were so impressed by his education and refinement; they looked up to him as some sort of god.
      "Dr. Bartells had just moved in, he had just graduated from Medical School, so Grandma had a doctor for
      the first time. John Bartells, a brother, was a preacher. He took a claim and preached where he could;
      also they helped build schools and churches. But it was Rev. Lockwood who did the most for education
      and religious training. He said at Grandma's funeral that some friends had insisted that he shouldn't try to
      go out to conduct the services as it was February and the roads were almost impassable. He told them,
      "Oh yes I can, as the night or day was never too dark or too cold for Mrs. Tolle to get up when I arrived
      at their house and cook me a meal of whatever she had in the house, so I can get there, and I will." He
      also made the statement when first asked if he could go and conduct the service, that "I sure will, Mrs.
      Tolle was the best woman I ever knew." The old Eureka school house had been built by that time, so her
      funeral was held in that, as they expected such a large crowd. It was full. (All the vehicles they had in
      that day were lumber wagons and buckboards, which were two-wheelers with a seat attached. It was
      cold, and the horses got so cold during the funeral hour that one family was thrown out when the horses
      lunged and plunged to get started.)"
      More About MARTHA JANE WARD:
      Burial: Eureka Cemetery, Gypsum Township, McPherson County, Kansas
      Notes for JOSEPH TURNER TOLLE:
      Joseph and Martha Jane Tolle moved from Barren County, Kentucky to Bartholomew County,
      Indiana in late 1861 or early 1862, where they lived near the town of Taylorsville. Shortly after
      the end of the Civil War, around 1867, the family departed Indiana and headed west by wagon to
      the state of Kansas, where they settled in the Gypsum-Roxbury area, located southeast of the
      town of Salina. Joseph Tolle homesteaded on 160 acres of land.
      The Homestead Act of 1862 started a post Civil War wave of homesteaders moving west, who
      were allowed to settle up to 160 acres of surveyed but unclaimed public land and receive title to
      that land after making improvements and residing there for five years. Joseph and Mary Jane
      Tolle were among the first people from Barren County, Kentucky to settle in McPherson County,
      Kansas, but once they had settled in and corresponded with family back home, they were soon
      followed by several more relatives. By the end of 1870, the following Barren County families had
      also acquired homesteads in the Gypsum-Roxbury area: Thomas J. Nichols (son of Thomas
      Nichols) and his wife, Lucinda Jane Tolle; Lucinda Nichols (daughter of Abner K. Nichols) and
      her husband, John James Tolle; Mary Virginia Nichols (daughter of Thomas Nichols) and her
      husband, Joel Lee “Jack” Tolle; and Robert Franklin Burch (son of Anne Nichols Burch) and his
      wife, Mary E. Tolle. All of these families migrated to Kansas together as one family group in
      The 1870 census for Gypsum Creek Township, McPherson County, Kansas listed Joseph T.
      Tolle, age 31, a farmer and head of the household, his wife, Martha J., age 32, a daughter, Mary
      E., age 11, a son, Robert S., age 8, and a daughter, Lovie, J., age 6. The family's real estate was
      valued at $2500. and personal property also at $2500.
      The 1880 census for Gypsum Creek Township, McPherson County, Kansas listed Joseph T.
      Tolle, age 46, a farmer and head of the family, his wife, Phebe, age 21, a daughter, Mary E., age
      21, a son, Robert S., age 18, a daughter, Lovie J., age 17, a daughter, Hattie G., age 7, a son,
      Harrie F., age 7, a son, Walter T., age 4, a daughter, Christie C., age 4, and a daughter, Loie A.,
      age 4 months.
      Obituary of JOSEPH T. TOLLE
      Rev. Joseph T. Tolle was born in Barren county, Ky., Feb. 5, 1834 and died in Rialto, Cal., January 13,
      1903. He was twice married to Miss Martha J. Ward Feb. 11, 1853, and after her death to Miss Phebe
      Hodges, Feb. 26, 1879.
      Tolle lived in Ky. until 18__ when he moved to Taylorsville, Ind. After four years residence there he
      moved to McPherson County, Kansas. From there he came to Rialto, Cal., to reside in 1899. He was a
      thrifty and successful farmer. He was also a useful preacher. Braving the hardships of frontier life, his
      influence was always on the side of right. Having served the church in various capacities as a layman, he
      began preaching in 1877. He was ordained a deacon by Bishop Merrill in 1884. He rendered valuable
      service as a home missionary in the organization of our church in Clark and Meade counties, Kansas.
      Later he labored as supply and evangelist. He attended and greatly enjoyed the Long Beach camp
      meeting of last year. A little later he preached for the writer in his home church at Rialto. This was his
      last public service.
      Gradually failing in health he has now gone home to receive that crown of righteousness which the Lord
      shall give to all them that love his appearing. Brother Tolle was happily converted in 1850, so that for
      more than half a century his delight was in God's service and in his sanctuary. He dearly loved the
      Methodist church, and one of the joys of his last years was in the fact that one of his sons, the Rev. Harry
      Tolle, now located in Arizona, has dedicated himself to the ministry.
      Burial: Rialto, California
      Occupation: Farmer and Preacher

      Children of MARTHA WARD and JOSEPH TOLLE are:
      9. i. MARY ELIZABETH5
      TOLLE, b. November 29, 1858, Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky; d. February
      08, 1949.
      10. ii. ROBERT SAMUEL TOLLE, b. October 27, 1861, Barren County, Kentucky; d. May 08, 1909, the state
      of California.
      11. iii. LOVIE JANE TOLLE, b. February 23, 1864, near Taylorville, Bartholomew County, Indiana; d. August
      17, 1956, Lakeland, Polk County, Florida.
      12. iv. HARRIE FISK TOLLE, TWIN, b. September 11, 1872, McPherson County, Kansas; d. August 17, 1955.
      v. HATTIE GRACE TOLLE, TWIN, b. September 11, 1872, McPherson County, Kansas; m. JOHN H.
      BISHOP, August 13, 1890, McPherson County, Kansas.
      13. vi. CHRISTIE CAMPBELL TOLLE, TWIN, b. June 27, 1875, near Roxbury, McPherson County, Kansas; d.
      April 02, 1939, her home in Roxbury, McPherson County, Kansas.
      14. vii. WALTER TURNER TOLLE, TWIN, b. June 27, 1875, McPherson County, Kansas.

    3. [S76] Find A Grave Index, Find A Grave Memorial# 55683893.
      Caroline Hills Tolle

      Birth: Jan. 9, 1878
      Death: Mar. 22, 1953

      Myrtle Hill Memorial Park
      Hillsborough County
      Florida, USA
      Plot: DS w/ Harrie Fisk Tolle, DD

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      Maintained by: Foxhunt
      Originally Created by: Noreta
      Record added: Jul 31, 2010
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    4. [S76] Find A Grave Index, Find A Grave Memorial# 55683894.
      Harrie Fisk Tolle, DD

      Birth: Sep. 11, 1872
      Death: Aug. 17, 1955

      Myrtle Hill Memorial Park
      Hillsborough County
      Florida, USA
      Plot: DS w/ Caroline Hills Tolle

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      Maintained by: Foxhunt
      Originally Created by: Noreta
      Record added: Jul 31, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 55683894

    5. [S97] THE TOLLE FAMILY EXCHANGE, Volume XH, Number 6, March 1996, page 6 .

    6. [S76] Find A Grave Index, His Find A Grave Memorial# 21402481.