Person:William Tolle (1)

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William Alexander Tolle
d.4 Jul 1894
m. 24 Dec 1830
  1. James Powell Tolle1831 - 1921
  2. William Alexander Tolle1833 - 1894
  3. Mary Elizabeth Tolle1837 - 1919
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
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] William Alexander Tolle
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] Cal 6 Oct 1833 Barren co., Kentucky, United States
Marriage Bond 12 Mar 1855 Glasgow, Barren co., Kentucky, United Statesd/o James Matthews
to Frances Ann Matthews
Marriage 15 Mar 1855 Barren co., Kentucky, United StatesWilliam A. Tolle, age 21, from Barren Co., and Frances A. Matthews, age 16, from Monroe Co., were joined in marriage by Rev. Thomas Dodson. It was recorded that both were born in Barren County.
to Frances Ann Matthews
Census 1 Jun 1870 Solomon twp., Saline co., Kansas, United States(in the Salina postal area)
William A. Towle (occ. farmer) was residing with [his wife] Frances A. Towle, [sons] James Towle, Robert S. Towle, [daughters] Amanda E. Towle, Lucinda A. Towle, [brother] James P. Towle (occ. farm labourer), and Lucinda O. Mathers (occ. domestic servant) [actually Frances's sister Lucinda Matthews]. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that each person was born in Kentucky; and James, Amanda, and Robert each attended school within the year.
with Frances Ann Matthews
Census 1 Mar 1875 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United States(in the Roxbury postal area)
W. A. Tolle (occ. farmer) was residing with [his wife] F. A. Tolle, [sons] J. A. Tolle, R. S. Tolle, J. N. Tolle, [daughters] M. E. Tolle, and L. A. Tolle. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that J. A., M. E., and R. S. each attended school within the year.
with Frances Ann Matthews
Property[3] 9 Sep 1878 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesA land patent for the homestead of 160 acres was issued to W.A. Tolle. The land was described as NW¼ Sec. 21, T. 17 S., R. 1 W., 6th Prime Meridian.
Census 1 Jun 1880 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesWilliam A. Tolle (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife Frances A.; sons James A. (occ. farmer), Robert S. (“works on farm”), and Jasper N.; and daughters Lucinda A. and Edna O. It was recorded that Jasper and Edna were each born in Kansas.
with Frances Ann Matthews
Census 1 Mar 1885 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United States(in the Roxbury postal area)
Wm. A. Tolle (occ. farmer) was residing with [his wife] Francis A. Tolle, [son] Jasper N. Tolle (occ. farmer), [daughters] Lucinda A. Tolle, Edna Olive Tolle, and Lena Maud Tolle. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that Lena was born in Kansas; and Jasper, Lucinda, and Edna each attended school within the year.
with Frances Ann Matthews
Death[1] 4 Jul 1894
Burial[1][2] Eureka Cemetery, Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesThe grave marker was inscribed, “WILLIAM A. TOLLE DIED JULY 4, 1894 AGED [60y 8m 28d]”.
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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 William Tolle, Eureka (Tolle) Cemetery, in Pelnar, Gerald. McPherson County, Kansas Cemeteries. (Online: Gerald Pelnar).

    Note that this source gives a birth date of 16 Oct. 1832, but if the stated age 60y 8m 28d is correct, the birth date would be 6 Oct. 1833 when calculated from the death date of 4 July 1894.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2William Tolle”, in Find A Grave, memorial 48213062. Viewed digital image of grave marker.

    The photo does not show the entire marker, and the age at death is not in the frame. The note on the memorial page says, “Aged 60y 8m 28d”.

  3. United States General Land Office. Automated Records Project, State Volume Patent, accession KS2670__.299, cert. 3337, issued 9 Sept. 1878.