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I want this to be as complete and correct as possible. My father's family was mostly in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania and the panhandle of West Virginia. My mother's family was in western Virginia and southern West Virginia! Thanks for checking out my family.

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  • ID: I0136
  • Name: William Steffel Tolbert
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 3 FEB 1867 in VA 1 2 3 4 5 6
  • Death: 12 JUL 1939 in Scarbro, Fayette County, WV 7 8 of died suddenly, probably heart failure 7
  • Occupation: Lumber yard laborer 9
  • Burial: Tolbert Cemetery, Fayette County, WV 7 10
  • Reference Number: 136
  • Note:
    The following people were living in the home of William S. Tolbert in Carroll County, VA, 1900. Dora Young was listed as a servant, but her name was #2 in listing, William's children were listed next, and then her children were listed last, with relationship as son and daughter to the head of household. Is this a mistake, or were her children also the children of William S. Tolbert?

    Dora A. Young born October 1875 in VA
    Covela D. Young, b. July 1895 in VA
    John W. Young, b. May 1899 in VA




    Mother: Elender E. Tolbert b: NOV 1847 in VA

    Marriage 1 Rhoda Ann Webb b: OCT 1866 in VA
    • Married: 19 SEP 1887 in Carroll County, VA 11 12 13 14
    • Marriage fact: 23 MAY 1904 in Carroll County, VA 15
    • Event: Presiding Official in performed by Allen Thomas 16
    • Marriage Ending Status: Divorce
    • Note: Although they divorced in 1904, Rhoda and William were living together in Raleigh County, WV in 1910. The census showed that their youngest child, Claud, was born about 1907 in WV.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Rozella Tolbert b: 22 JUN 1888
    2. Has No Children Mary E. Tolbert b: 6 DEC 1890 in Carroll County, VA
    3. Has Children Diona Slone Tolbert b: 4 APR 1893 in Carroll County, VA
    4. Has No Children William Henry Tolbert b: 27 JUN 1895 in VA
    5. Has Children Mattie Haner Tolbert b: AUG 1897 in Carroll County, VA
    6. Has Children Claud Tolbert b: 8 MAY 1906 in WV

    Marriage 2 Anna Lucretia Larwood b: 6 OCT 1872 in Lick Twp, Jackson County, OH
    • Married: AFT 1910

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1900 Carroll County, VA Census (Laurel Fork District)
      Text: aged 33, provided date as Feb 1867
    2. Title: 1870 Carroll County, VA Census (Laurel Fork District)
      Text: aged 1, called Stuffle Tolbert
    3. Title: 1880 Carroll County, VA Census (Laurel Fork District)
      Text: aged 11, called William C. Tolbert
    4. Title: 1910 Raleigh County, WV Census (Trap Hill District)
      Text: aged 42, living with Rhoda and children
    5. Title: 1930 Fayette County, WV Census (Fayetteville Magisterial Dist, Prct 32)
      Text: aged 66, born in VA, called W. S. Tolbert
    6. Title: Gravestone at Tolbert Cemetery, near Pax, WV
      Note: land now in possession of Keith Williams, Rt. 1, Box 180, Scarbro, WV 25917
      Text: provided full date
    7. Title: Certificate of Death #8815, William S. Tolbert
      Author: West Virginia State Department of Health
      Publication: 1939
    8. Title: Gravestone at Tolbert Cemetery, near Pax, WV
      Note: land now in possession of Keith Williams, Rt. 1, Box 180, Scarbro, WV 25917
      Text: family cemetery on the property previously owned by William and Anna Tolbert, now in the possesion of Keith Williams, provided full date
    9. Title: 1910 Raleigh County, WV Census (Trap Hill District)
    10. Title: Gravestone at Tolbert Cemetery, near Pax, WV
      Note: land now in possession of Keith Williams, Rt. 1, Box 180, Scarbro, WV 25917
      Text: family cemetery on the property previously owned by William and Anna Tolbert, now in the possesion of Keith Williams
    11. Title: 1910 Raleigh County, WV Census (Trap Hill District)
      Text: married 21 years (despite the fact that they were divorced in VA in 1904)
    12. Title: 1900 Carroll County, VA Census (Laurel Fork District)
      Text: said 12 years
    13. Title: Carroll County Marriage Records
      Note: some of these came in email from Mary Anne Sutphin
      Text: called William S. Tolbert: Jos. C. Tolbert
    14. Title: Spradlin, Freddie (fspradlin@earthlink.net)
      Note: His letter contained his sources, which I can provide to others
    15. Title: Chancery Court Records, Carroll County, VA
    16. Title: Carroll County Marriage Records
      Note: some of these came in email from Mary Anne Sutphin

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