Person:Amanda Tolle (1)

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Amanda Ellen Tolle
d.5 Apr 1944
m. 15 Mar 1855
  1. James Alexander Tolle1855 - 1914
  2. Mary Ann Tolle1857 - 1858
  3. Amanda Ellen Tolle1859 - 1944
  4. Robert S. Tolle1862 - 1915
  5. Lucinda Angeline Tolle1869 - 1947
  6. Jasper Newton Tolle1875 - 1960
  7. Edna Olive Tolle1877 - 1964
m. 5 Oct 1876
  1. Minnie Myrtle Sheffer1877 - 1968
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Amanda Ellen Tolle
Married Name[3] Amanda E. Sheffer
Gender Female
Birth[1][2][3] 24 Apr 1859 Barren co., Kentucky, United StatesAmanda E. Tolle was born to W. A. Tolle and Francis A. Matthews, residents of Barren Co.
Census[5] 1 Jun 1870 Solomon twp., Saline co., Kansas, United States(in the Salina postal area)
Amanda E. Towle was residing with [her father] William A. Towle (occ. farmer), [mother] Frances A. Towle, [siblings] James Towle, Robert S. Towle, Lucinda A. Towle, [uncle] James P. Towle (occ. farm labourer), and [aunt] Lucinda O. “Mathers” [actually “Matthews”] (occ. domestic servant). (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that Amanda attended school.
Marriage License 30 Sep 1876 McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesA license was issued by Probate Judge A. F. Waugh for C. J. Sheffer, age 23, and Amanda E. Tolle, age 18, both of Gypsum Creek.
to Charles J. Sheffer
Marriage 5 Oct 1876 McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesCharles and Amanda were joined in marriage by J. L. Rose., minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church.
to Charles J. Sheffer
Residence[4] 1 APR 1935 Roxbury, McPherson, Kansas, United States“same house” as in 1940 census
Census[4] 1 APR 1940 Roxbury, McPherson, Kansas, United Statesowned a home; widowed
Death[3] 5 Apr 1944
Education[4] completed 8th grade
Burial[3] Valley View Memorial Cemetery, Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesThe grave marker was inscribed, “AMANDA E. SHEFFER, [b.] APR. 24, 1859, [d.] APR. 5, 1944”.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Barren County (Kentucky). Clerk of the County Court. Births, marriages, deaths. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1960, 1975), FHL #216816 [item 2]. From record indexed in “Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960,” database, FamilySearch. The original source has not been verified.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ancestry.com. Kentucky Birth Records, 1852-1910. (Online: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007).

    Amanda E. Tolle, born 24 April 1859, to W. A. Tolle and Francis A. Matthews, residents of Barren Co.

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3Amanda E Sheffer”, in Find A Grave, memorial 53109720. Viewed digital image of grave marker, accessed 17 Nov. 2014.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 ED 57-11, Roxbury, McPherson, Kansas, in United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T627), roll 1243, page 71, sheet 6A, line 40, Amanda Sheaffer, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 1 May 1940.

    Highest grade of school completed “8”. Amanda “Sheaffer”, widow, was residing with her widowed sister Angie Brown. In 1935, Amanda was living in the “same house”, and Angie was living in the “same place”.

  5. Solomon twp., Saline, Kansas, in United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 442 (FHL # 545941), f 41, p 8, dwelling 92, family 78, William A. Towle household, enumerated 14 July 1870.

    (See transcript)