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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: I4972 View Post-em!
  • Name: Allen Tolbert
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BET 1790 AND 1800 in VA 1 2 3 4
  • Death: 15 SEP 1883 5
  • Burial: Probably Cemetery in the Woods, Surry County, NC 6
  • Reference Number: 4972
  • Note:
    In the 1860 Henry County Census, there was a woman named Harriet Tolbert (26) and two children, Thomas (3) and John (2), living with Allen and Nancy Tolbert.

    Place of burial is based on the following note on page 27 of Kallam Cemetery Book 2:

    Mrs Gracie Hutson Haynes told of her grandparents being buried there. Mrs Haynes is
    a very old lady and remembered some additional ones also. Her GM and GF are; Mrs
    Emily Tolbert and Mr Tolbert name unknown? Her mother was Elizabeth Tolbert Hutson

    Directions from the same book (page 26)

    "Directions; from White Plains, N. C. travel on SR#1003, known as Siloam Road. Continue on road fro (sic) approx. 3 miles, soon past Holyfield Service Station. .1 mile from storewill see church and SR # 2244. Soon road will turn to left and other continues to right. Take road to left and is SR # 2205 O'neal Rd. Soon will past a log cabin on right, then house trailer, Just past this trailer stop vehicle on left side of road. Look to your left and in corner of this big farming field, can see a grown up farm road leading into woods. Cemetery is approx. 1000 yards into under growth ahead. Three tall water oaks stands in the middle of the cemetery."

    Directions from:

    Cemetery in the Woods #1, off of O’neal Rd (SR #2205) near Blackwater area, Surry Co, NC. N on Siloam Rd (SR #1003), west onto SR #2244, 0.4 miles, left onto O’neal Rd. Cabin on right, trailor on right. On left is a field, park car, walk to the SE (back) corner of field, 1000 yards into woods. Cemetery is marked by three oaks. One marked headstone.

    Marriage 1 Nancy ??? b: ABT 1810 in VA
    • Marriage Beginning Status: Unknown
    1. Has No Children Louisa Tolbert b: ABT 1841

    Marriage 2 Eleanor Sutphin b: ABT 1800 in VA
    • Married: BET 1816 AND 1820 7
    1. Has Children James Monroe Tolbert b: 14 APR 1816
    2. Has Children Lucy Tolbert b: 26 MAR 1820 in VA
    3. Has No Children Eliza Tolbert b: 1822
    4. Has Children Jeremiah Tolbert b: ABT 1826 in VA
    5. Has Children Mary Tolbert b: ABT 1827 in VA
    6. Has Children Susannah Tolbert b: ABT 1830 in VA
    7. Has Children William Allen Tolbert b: ABT 1832 in VA
    8. Has Children Rachel Tolbert b: 16 DEC 1834 in VA

    Marriage 3 Sarah Emily Eades b: MAY 1845 in NC
    • Married: 8 NOV 1871 in Surry County, NC 8
    • Event: Presiding Official in Paul Worth 8
    1. Has Children Sarah Elizabeth Tolbert b: APR 1871 in NC
    2. Has No Children Nancy J. Tolbert b: MAR 1872 in NC
    3. Has Children George W. Tolbert b: FEB 1878 in NC
    4. Has No Children Ruth A. Tolbert b: ABT 1879 in NC
    5. Has Children William H. Tolbert b: OCT 1888 in NC

    1. Title: 1850 Pittsylvania County, VA Census (Southern District)
      Text: said he was 58 years old
    2. Title: 1860 Henry County, VA Census (Irisburg)
      Text: said he was 61 years old
    3. Title: 1870 Surry County, NC Census (Eldora Twp)
      Text: said he was 76, born in NC. Living with Andy Edes and family
    4. Title: 1880 Surry County, NC Census (Eldora Twp)
      Text: said he was 82 years old
    5. Title: Anderson, Dixie Tolbert (
      Text: from a letter written by Rachel Tolbert, Feb 21, 1906
    6. Title: Kallam cemetery survey book of Surry County and surrounding areas, Book 2
      Author: Kallam, Lemuel Wallace, compiler
      Publication: [Mt. Airy, N.C.] (Rt. 8, Box 660-B, Mt. Airy 27030) : L.W. Kallam, 1982-c1996
      Page: page 26
      Text: see notes for more info
    7. Title: Tolbert, Guy (
      Note: descendent of James M. Tolbert
      Text: says James M. was illegitimate, but that Allen and Eleanor married later after Allen turned 18 and they had 7 more children
    8. Title: State of North Carolina Certificate # 3738
      Publication: Surry County, Nov 8, 1871

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