______________________ | _Gary Dean TOLBERT __| | | | |______________________ | _Michael Dean TOLBERT _| | | | | _Julian Edward RANFT _ | | | (1914 - 1997) m 1937 | |_Donna Mae RANFT ____| | | | |_Velma Mae CARPENTER _+ | (1916 - 1990) m 1937 | |--Theresa Ann TOLBERT | | ______________________ | | | _____________________| | | | | | |______________________ | | |_Lorie FLYNN __________| | | ______________________ | | |_____________________| | |______________________
1880 Census: New Douglas, Madison Co., IL, p. 85A. Evidently his first wife Polly Wheeler had died by then. This census shows his second wife Mary B. born in IL, 1837. As a minister, he traveled widely, and so the records relating to his family are scattered across several counties.
__ | __| | | | |__ | _Reuben Hampton TOLLE _| | (1772 - ....) m 1798 | | | __ | | | | |__| | | | |__ | | |--Caleb Jarvis Taylor TOLLE | (1815 - 1880) | __ | | | __| | | | | | |__ | | |_Sarah TARLETON _______| (1777 - ....) m 1798 | | __ | | |__| | |__
Her tombstone is noted in Cemeteries of Brown County, Illinois (Schuyler-Brown Historical and Genealogical Society, Astoria, IL: Stevens Publishing Co., 1975) as follows (p. 390, Versailles Township):
A long stone stands in the center of a field on the Kate Logsdon farm in Northeast quarter of Section 5, Versailles Township. The inscription reads Harriett, wife of H. F. Davis died July 10, 1848, aged 31 yrs. 22 days. This woman is supposed to have died with cholera on the way to the west and was buried at the side of the road at that time. The road has since been put on township line so the stone is in a field. It is in good condition.
Her birthdate is computed from her age at death. Her parentage is given by Thoren Tolle Meyers (http://members.tripod.com/~ThorenTM/index.html). The story reported for her tombstone seems unlikely. Her family had been in Brown Co., IL since at least 1840 (although her first child William may have been born in Missouri), and she had lived there with her husband since 1841. Ordinary roads were generally along property lines, and hence followed section and quarter-section boundaries from early times.
__ | _William TOLLE ________| | | | |__ | _James TOLLE ________| | (1793 - ....) m 1816| | | __ | | | | |_Diana BENHAM _________| | | | |__ | | |--Harriet TOLLE | (1817 - 1848) | __ | | | _Reuben Hampton TOLLE _| | | (1772 - ....) m 1798 | | | |__ | | |_Lovey H. TOLLE _____| (1800 - ....) m 1816| | __ | | |_Sarah TARLETON _______| (1777 - ....) m 1798 | |__
__ | __| | | | |__ | _William TOLLE ______| | | | | __ | | | | |__| | | | |__ | | |--James TOLLE | (1793 - ....) | __ | | | __| | | | | | |__ | | |_Diana BENHAM _______| | | __ | | |__| | |__
__ | __| | | | |__ | _Reuben Hampton TOLLE _| | (1772 - ....) m 1798 | | | __ | | | | |__| | | | |__ | | |--Lovey H. TOLLE | (1800 - ....) | __ | | | __| | | | | | |__ | | |_Sarah TARLETON _______| (1777 - ....) m 1798 | | __ | | |__| | |__
still living - details excluded
In 1855 census, Argyle NY, district 2, Elizabeth McDougall age 64, son William age 35, Samuel Tomb age 17, and Martha Tomb, aunt, age 50. 1865 census notes Elizabeth bore 9 children, only 6 accounted for . On the 1865 census there is also an Anna L. McDougall age 17 listed as her grandchild. This might be Anna O. McDougall, daughter of John B. by his first wife.
Elizabeth was likely the daughter (Betsey MdDougal) mentioned in the will of James Tomb of Salem, dated 16 apr 18131 and proved 18 apr 1813. The wife of James was Elizabeth.
__ | __| | | | |__ | _James TOMB _________| | (.... - 1813) | | | __ | | | | |__| | | | |__ | | |--Elizabeth TOMB | (1789 - 1871) | __ | | | __| | | | | | |__ | | |_Elizabeth _____ ____| | | __ | | |__| | |__
 In the early research notes of Dr. Hugh Calvin Rea of Charlotte, NC, Martha is given the surname of Tomlin or Tomblin and she was supposedly from near Indian Trail, Union Co., NC. Dr. Rea's notes were so confusing that I discarded them early on. Dates used for birth and death of Martha were estimated and included in the notes of Tom Rea of San Francisco, CA.
 Date of death was estimated by Tom Rea but, at this late date, I can't find the notes referring to this event.
 There has been a lot of speculation amongst researchers as to the identity of Martha, who married John Rea, Sr. Surnames of Tomlin or Tomblin, Little, Farmer and McCrary have all been considered but there is no real proof for any of those names. The marriage date of 1755/56 is estimated from the birth of the first son, David, in 1757.
October Session 1784. Ordered that Letters of Administration on the Estate of Robert Lewis, deceased, issue to Martha Lewis and David Rea, Administratrix & Administrator who comes into Court and Qualifies and enters into Bond with Samuel Flenniken and James Osborn who were Bound in the Sum of 600 pounds.
In consequence of a situation and Refusal to attend on the same and a Warrant from this Court to compel the appearance of Robert Lewis and Martha his wife other Securities on their Administration of the John Rea deceased Estate by Information made to this Court is likely to be embezled.
Daughter of the late Clement du Torraux of Gilliarin, parish of Promasin.
_____________________ | _____________________| | | | |_____________________ | _Ambrose Jackson TORREY _| | (1831 - 1901) | | | _____________________ | | | | |_____________________| | | | |_____________________ | | |--Annie Baird TORREY | (1858 - 1892) | _John BAIRD _________+ | | (1760 - 1808) m 1783 | _George BAIRD _______| | | (1801 - ....) | | | |_Mary BOCKOVEN ______+ | | (1765 - 1853) m 1783 |_Sarah Caroline BAIRD ___| (1834 - 1913) | | _____________________ | | |_Catherine CROWELL __| | |_____________________
 Frances Tough was a widow when she married Edward Stebbins, circa 1628. Her first husband was Sampson Chester and her second husband was Thomas Smith. See TAG 30:193-204. Sampson Chester was the brother of John Chester, who married Dorothy Hooker, sister of Thomas Hooker. See TAG 30:193-96.
Inventory taken 23 December 1673 by Thomas Bull & Robert Webster. Will dtd 20 May 1670, with a codicil added on 12 November 1673.
Frances was the daughter of Ralph Tough of Burrough-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire; widow of Sampson Chester and Thomas Smith (see TAG 30:193-204).
Some accounts call her Fornier (Fournier?) instead of Tournier. Whatever her name, the version that places her date of birth in 1752 cannot be correct, since her son Jean Louis was born in that year!
She was present at the baptism of her granddaughter Maria Georgina, daughter of William Power and Susanne Aubert de Gasp�, in 1832. She signed her name "Eliza Power". One secondary source gives her name as Tory. The Library and Archives of Canada transcribed her name in an extract of the 1829 marriage of William Power as Torrey, but the script could equally well be read as Tovig, the version most often cited. Another possible reading is Tovey, which can also be interpolated from the clearly-written spelling Tovay, on the 1818 census of the parish of Notre-Dame de Qu�bec, where she is listed as the widow of the "Ecuyer" (i.e., Squire) Michael Power, age 47, with her son "Guillaume", age 19, also in the household. The spellings similar to Torey might come from a hypothetical obituary of her son William in 1860, presumed to be the source of the biographical sketches. Until the "family record" surfaced (see below), we knew of no other document containing her name. It seems likely that something more will eventually be found in the records of the notaries of Quebec.
In 1818, she and her son were living in the household of Isaac Gingras, on the south side of the rue Richelieu, in the parish of Notre-Dame de Qu�bec.
Confirmation of her name was found in a photograph of a leaf from a "family record" (likely from a family bible), attached to several family trees on Ancestry.com, on which we find the following text: "Elizabeth Tovey, Widow Power and Paternal Grand-Mother of the Children in the preceding page, died at Charlesbourg (aged 80 years) on the 18th January 1851 and was interred in the Cholera burying ground near the St. Louis Road, Quebec, on the 21st of the same month." The whereabouts of this document and of the remainder of the "family record" are unknown. (At that time, the place was known as the St. Louis Cemetery, but it has been used for cholera burials in the 1830's.)
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