Person:Jasper Tolle (1)

Watchers
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. Jasper Newton Tolle1875 - 1960
  6. Edna Olive Tolle1877 - 1964
m. 17 Nov 1897
  1. Jean Olive Tolle1898 - 1987
  2. Harold Napier Tolle1899 - 1966
  3. Howard LaVerne Tolle1901 - 1975
  4. Marian Frances Tolle1902 - 1995
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Jasper Newton Tolle
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3][8] 15 Feb 1875 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesat home
Census[4] 1 Mar 1875 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United States(in the Roxbury postal area)
J. N., aged 3 months, was residing with [father] W. A. Tolle (occ. farmer), [mother] F. A., [siblings] J. A., M. E., R. S., and L. A. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that J. N. was born in Kansas.
Census[5] 1 Jun 1880 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesJasper N., son of William A. Tolle (occ. farmer), was also residing with his father's wife Frances A. and children James A. (occ. farmer), Robert S., Lucinda A., and Edna O. It was recorded that Jasper was born in Kansas.
Census[6] 1 Mar 1885 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United States(in the Roxbury postal area)
Jasper N. Tolle (occ. farmer) was residing with [father] Wm. A. Tolle (occ. farmer), [mother] Francis A. Tolle, [siblings] Lucinda A. Tolle, Edna Olive Tolle, and Lena Maud Tolle. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that Jasper was born in Kansas, and he attended school within the year.
Census[7] 1 Mar 1895 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesJ. N. Tolle (occ. farmer) was residing with [mother] F. A. Tolle, [sister] E. O. Tolle, and [uncle] I. T. Mathews (occ. farmer). (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that Jasper was born in Kansas.
Education[8][9] Jasper completed the eighth grade, and he could read and write.
Marriage License 3 Nov 1897 McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesA license was issued by Probate Judge J. W. Walker for Jasper N. Tolle, age 22, and Bessie V. Writer, age 17, both of Roxbury, Kansas.
to Bessie Viola Writer
Marriage 17 Nov 1897 Roxbury, McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesJasper and Bessie were joined in marriage by Rev. G. M. Glick, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In the 1910 U.S. census it was recorded that this was the first marriage for each of them.
to Bessie Viola Writer
Census 1 Jun 1900 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Stateson a farm, in a home that was rented
J. N. Tolle (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife B. V., daughter J. O., and infant son H. N. The place of birth of B. V. was recorded to be Illinois, and J. N. and the children were each born in Kansas. It was stated that B. V. had 2 children (all living).
with Bessie Viola Writer
Census 1 Mar 1905 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United States(in the Roxbury postal area)
in a home that was owned free of mortgage
J. N. Tolle (occ. clerk) was residing with [wife] Bessie V., [sons] Harold, Howard, [daughters] “Gene”, and “Marion”. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that all of the children were born in Kansas. Gene attended school within the year.
with Bessie Viola Writer
Census 15 Apr 1910 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesin a home that was rented
Jasper N. Tolle (occ. merchant, general store) was residing with his wife Bessie V., sons Harold N. and Howard L., and daughters Jean O. and Marian F. All of the children attended school. It was stated that Bessie had 4 children (all living).
with Bessie Viola Writer
Census 1 Mar 1915 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Stateson a farm, in a home that was rented
J. N. Tolle (occ. farmer) was residing with [wife] B. V., [sons] H. N., H. L., [daughters] J. O., and M. F. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that J. O. attended school within the year.
with Bessie Viola Writer
Residence[1] 12 Sep 1918 Roxbury, McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesJasper Newton Tolle signed a card for the third registration of the WW I draft. Jasper (occ. farmer, for himself) stated his nearest relative was his wife Bessie Viola Tolle, at the same place. The registrar's report describes him as medium height, medium build, gray eyes, brown hair, and without physical disability.
Census 1 Jan 1920 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesin a home that was owned free of mortgage
Jasper Tolle (occ. truck driver) was residing with his wife Bessie, sons Harold and Howard, and daughter Marion. All of the children attended school.
with Bessie Viola Writer
Census 1 Mar 1925 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesin a home that was owned free of mortgage
J. N. Tolle (occ. truck driver) was residing with his wife B. V., sons Harold (occ. work in bank) and Howard, and daughter Marion. It was recorded that Howard and Marion attended school within the year.
with Bessie Viola Writer
Census 1 Apr 1930 Roxbury, McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesin a home that was owned
Jasper N. Tolle (occ. truck driver, general farm) was residing with his wife Bessie V. and a lodger Melda M. Mohler.
with Bessie Viola Writer
Census 1 Apr 1940 Roxbury, McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesin a home that was owned
Jasper N. Tolle (occ. clerk, retail general store) was residing with his wife Bessie (unable to work) and a housekeeper Rosalene Forsberg (age 16; attended school). Jasper and Bessie were recorded as residing in the “same place” as in 1935.
with Bessie Viola Writer
Death[2][3] 2 Mar 1960 Lindsborg, McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesat Lindsborg Hospital
Burial[2][3] 5 Mar 1960 Valley View Memorial Cemetery, Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesThe undertaker was Danielson-Anderson Funeral Home. The grave marker is inscribed, “JASPER N. TOLLE, [b.] FEB. 15, 1875, [d.] MAR. 2, 1960”.
Funeral[2] 5 Mar 1960 Roxbury, McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesat the Methodist Church
at 2 p.m.
Religion[2] Roxbury, McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesJasper was a life-long member of the Methodist Church.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509), [roll KS39], FHL #1643591, McPherson County, [digital image, Ancestry.com], registered 12 Sept. 1918.

    Jasper Newton Tolle, age 43, was born 15 Feb. 1875.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 “Jasper N. Tolle, 85, Roxbury Native, Dies”, in The McPherson Sentinel. (McPherson, Kansas), p 3, Thurs., 3 March 1960.

    Abstract:

    Jasper N. Tolle, age 85; born 15 Feb. 1875 on farm near Roxbury; died 2 March 1960 at Lindsborg Hospital; lived in Roxbury community entire life. He was a life-long member of the Methodist Church at Roxbury.

    Survived by daughter, Mrs. Lewis Brust (Hoisington); daughter, Mrs. Frank Verona (Roxbury); son, Harold Tolle (McPherson); son, Howard Tolle (Leavenworth); sister, Mrs. Edna Arnold (Langdon); nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

    Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday [4 March 1960] at Danielson-Anderson Funeral Home, Lindsborg. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday, 5 March 1960, at Roxbury Methodist Church. Burial in Roxbury Cemetery.

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2Jasper N. Tolle”, in Find A Grave, memorial 53100461. Viewed digital image of grave marker.
  4. Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson, in Kansas. State Board of Agriculture. State census of 1875. (Topeka, Kansas: Kansas State Historical Society, 1951), microfilm K-12, p 8, dwelling 77, family 77, W. A. Tolle household, [digital image, Ancestry.com].
  5. ED 265, Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson, Kansas, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 387 (FHL #1254387), f 444-A, p 13, dwelling 118, family 125, William A. Tolle household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 9 June 1880.
  6. Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson, in Kansas. State Board of Agriculture. State census of 1885. (Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1969-1970), microfilm K-81, p 22, dwelling 37, family 41, Wm. A. Tolle household, [digital image, Ancestry.com].
  7. Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson, in Kansas. State Board of Agriculture. State census of 1895. (Topeka, Kansas: Kansas State Historical Society, 1953-1958), microfilm K-86, p 9, dwelling n.n., family n.n., F. A. Tolle household, [digital image, Ancestry.com].
  8. 8.0 8.1 ED 130, Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson, Kansas, in United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624), roll 488 (FHL #1240488), folio 13, sheet 1B, line 71, J. N. Tolle, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 2 June 1900.

    He was born “Feb 1875”. He could read and write.

  9. ED 57-11, Roxbury, McPherson, Kansas, in United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T627), roll 1243, folio 71, sheet 6B, line 69, Jasper N. Tolle, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 2 May 1940.

    Highest grade of school completed “8”.