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Descendants of Laurence Toole, Sr.

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  LAURENCE1 TOOLE, SR.1 was born Abt. 17072,3, and died December 10, 1760 in Edgecomb County, NC.  He married SABRA IRWIN4.  She was born Abt. 1718, and died March 15, 1786 in Edgecomb County, NC.

 

Notes for LAURENCE TOOLE, SR.:

Laurence Toole, m. Sabra Irwin, sister of Col Henry Irwin, who was killed 1777 in the Ballte of Germantown, PA.  They came from the vicinity of Hampton, Virginia about 1750 and settled on the Tar River in Edgecombe county (Bible Records of Early Edgecombe by Ruth Smith Williams and Margarette Griffin, Rocky Mount, NC, 1958, page 290.)

 

More About LAURENCE TOOLE, SR.:

Burial: Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC

 

More About SABRA IRWIN:

Burial: Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC

       

Children of LAURENCE TOOLE and SABRA IRWIN are:

2.                i.       ANN2 TOOLE.

3.               ii.       ELIZABETH TOOLE.

4.              iii.       JANE TOOLE, d. 1818.

                 iv.       LAURENCE TOOLE, JR., d. 1764.

5.               v.       MARY TOOLE, d. December 20, 1786, Edgecomb County, NC.

                 vi.       SABRA TOOLE, m. SAMUEL GARNER.

6.             vii.       HENRY IRWIN TOOLE I, b. 1750, NC; d. 1791, Edgecomb County, NC.

7.            viii.       GERALDUS TOOLE, b. 1758; d. October 09, 1834, Edgecomb County, NC.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  ANN2 TOOLE (LAURENCE1)  She married (1) WALTER FERGUSON.    She married (2) JOSEPH MOORE July 04, 1765 in Edgecombe County, NC5. 

       

Children of ANN TOOLE and WALTER FERGUSON are:

                   i.       SABRA ANN3 FERGUSON, b. 1810.

                  ii.       JAMES FERGUSON.

 

 

3.  ELIZABETH2 TOOLE (LAURENCE1)6.  She married GERALDUS O'BRYAN. 

       

Children of ELIZABETH TOOLE and GERALDUS O'BRYAN are:

                   i.       DENNIS3 O'BRYAN.

                  ii.       LAWRENCE O'BRYAN.

                 iii.       GERALDOUS O'BRYAN.

 

 

4.  JANE2 TOOLE (LAURENCE1) died 1818.  She married WILLIS BODDIE7, son of WILLIS BODDIE and CATHERINE BARNES.  He was born 1761 in NC, and died December 1814 in Northampton County, NC.

       

Children of JANE TOOLE and WILLIS BODDIE are:

8.                i.       SABRINA TOOLE3 BODDIE, b. February 22, 1787, Northampton County, NC; d. August 06, 1867, Mt. Pleasant, Maury Co. Tennessee.

                  ii.       WILLIS HENRY BODDIE7, b. July 10, 1788, Northampton County, NC; d. July 14, 1841, Mt. Pleasant, Maury Co. Tennessee.

 

Notes for WILLIS HENRY BODDIE:

Never married.

 

 

 

5.  MARY2 TOOLE (LAURENCE1) died December 20, 1786 in Edgecomb County, NC8.  She married MICHAEL HEARN.  He was born Abt. 1743, and died December 08, 1787 in Edgecomb County, NC9.

 

More About MARY TOOLE:

Burial: Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC

 

More About MICHAEL HEARN:

Burial: Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC

       

Children of MARY TOOLE and MICHAEL HEARN are:

                   i.       MARGARET3 HEARN, m. NATHAN MATHEWSON.

                  ii.       MICHAEL HEARN, b. 1779; d. 1854; m. MARTHA HALL; b. 1787; d. 1848.

                 iii.       SABRA HEARN, m. (1) JAMES COOK; m. (2) WEEKS PARKER.

 

 

6.  HENRY IRWIN2 TOOLE I (LAURENCE1) was born 1750 in NC, and died 1791 in Edgecomb County, NC.  He married ELIZABETH HAYWOOD, daughter of WILLIAM HAYWOOD.  She was born 1758 in NC, and died October 12, 1832 in Edgecomb County, NC10.

 

More About ELIZABETH HAYWOOD:

Burial: Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC

       

Children of HENRY TOOLE and ELIZABETH HAYWOOD are:

9.                i.       HENRY IRWIN3 TOOLE II, b. 1778; d. 1816.

10.             ii.       ARABELLA TOOLE, b. January 03, 1782, Edgecomb County, NC; d. March 29, 1860.

11.            iii.       MARY TOOLE, b. 1787; d. 1858.

                 iv.       MARIA TOOLE, b. 1790; d. 1809.

 

 

7.  GERALDUS2 TOOLE (LAURENCE1)11,12 was born 1758, and died October 09, 1834 in Edgecomb County, NC13.  He married (1) MARY BRODIE.  She was born Abt. 1764, and died December 16, 1787 in Edgecomb County, NC14.  He married (2) ELIZABETH KING February 21, 1795, daughter of JOHN KING and SALLIE SEAWELL.  She was born September 11, 1776, and died December 05, 1857 in Franklin County.

 

More About GERALDUS TOOLE:

Burial: Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC

 

More About MARY BRODIE:

Burial: Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC

 

More About ELIZABETH KING:

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Franklin county, NC15

       

Children of GERALDUS TOOLE and ELIZABETH KING are:

12.              i.       SUSAN IRWIN3 TOOLE, b. July 27, 1815; d. November 12, 1878.

                  ii.       MARY LAVINIA TOOLE, m. JOSEPH B. LITTLEJOHN, January 11, 1838, NC16.

                 iii.       ANN ELIZA TOOLE, m. WILLIAM H. ROBARDS, October 11, 1827, NC17; b. Granville County, NC.

13.            iv.       AMELIA M. TOOLE, b. Franklin Co. NC.

14.             v.       LOUISA TOOLE.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

8.  SABRINA TOOLE3 BODDIE (JANE2 TOOLE, LAURENCE1)18,19 was born February 22, 1787 in Northampton County, NC, and died August 06, 1867 in Mt. Pleasant, Maury Co. Tennessee.  She married RICKS LAWRENCE20. 

 

Notes for SABRINA TOOLE BODDIE:

Sabrina went to live with her brother in Tennessee (from NC) after the death of her husband

 

       

Children of SABRINA BODDIE and RICKS LAWRENCE are:

                   i.       MARIA A.4 LAWRENCE, b. September 06, 1804; m. JAMES MOORE GRANBERRY.

                  ii.       MATILDA RICKS LAWRENCE, b. January 28, 1806; d. July 18, 1830; m. LEMUEL LONG.

                 iii.       JANE TOOLE LAWRENCE, b. March 17, 1809; m. SIMON PETER JORDAN; b. October 01, 1794, Stokes County, NC; d. January 09, 1887.

                 iv.       SABRINA BODDIE LAWRENCE, b. December 26, 1811; m. JOHN M. FRANCIS.

                  v.       MARTHA WILLIE LAWRENCE, b. April 10, 1814; d. 1884; m. BENJAMIN RUSH HARRIS.

                 vi.       WILLIE WILLIS LAWRENCE, b. June 10, 1817; d. September 06, 1821.

                vii.       JOHN DAVID LAWRENCE, b. August 23, 1819; d. September 02, 1825.

 

 

9.  HENRY IRWIN3 TOOLE II (HENRY IRWIN2, LAURENCE1) was born 1778, and died 1816.  He married ANN BLOUNT, daughter of GOV. WILLIAM BLOUNT.  She was born 1782 in Tennessee, and died 1832.

       

Children of HENRY TOOLE and ANN BLOUNT are:

15.              i.       HENRY IRWIN4 TOOLE III, b. 1810; d. December 28, 1850, Wilmington, NC.

                  ii.       MARY ELIZA TOOLE, b. 1812; m. JOSEPH J. LAWRENCE, February 20, 1833, NC21; b. Tarboro, NC.

 

 

10.  ARABELLA3 TOOLE (HENRY IRWIN2, LAURENCE1) was born January 03, 1782 in Edgecomb County, NC22, and died March 29, 1860.  She married JAMES WEST CLARK23 1801, son of CHRISTOPHER CLARK and HANNAH TURNER.  He was born October 15, 1779 in Bertie County, NC24, and died December 15, 1845 in Edgecomb County, NC.

 

More About ARABELLA TOOLE:

Burial: Calvary Churchyard (Episcopal), Tarboro, NC

 

More About JAMES WEST CLARK:

Burial: Calvary Churchyard (Episcopal), Tarboro, NC

       

Children of ARABELLA TOOLE and JAMES CLARK are:

16.              i.       HENRY TOOLE4 CLARK, b. February 07, 1808; d. April 14, 1874, Tarboro, NC.

                  ii.       MARIA CLARK, b. 1813.

                 iii.       LAURA PLACIDIA CLARK, b. 1816.

17.            iv.       MARY SUMNER CLARK, b. 1817.

 

 

11.  MARY3 TOOLE (HENRY IRWIN2, LAURENCE1) was born 1787, and died 1858.  She married THEOPHILUS PARKER.  He was born 1775 in Tarboro, NC, and died 1859.

 

Notes for MARY TOOLE:

Childrens names obtained from Will of Elizabeth Toole, widow of Henry Irwin Toole, I.  Will in Book F, p. 136 Nov 1832, Edgecomb County,NC.

       

Children of MARY TOOLE and THEOPHILUS PARKER are:

                   i.       JOHN HAYWOOD4 PARKER25.

                  ii.       CATHERINE CAROLINE PARKER, m. ROBERT BRENT DRANE26.

18.            iii.       ELIZABETH TOOLE PARKER, b. 1820; d. 1895.

                 iv.       MARY WEEKS PARKER, b. 1822.

 

 

12.  SUSAN IRWIN3 TOOLE (GERALDUS2, LAURENCE1)27 was born July 27, 1815, and died November 12, 1878.  She married DANIEL SHINE HILL27 November 05, 1835 in NC28, son of CHARLES HILL and REBECCA LONG.  He was born 1812 in Franklin county, NC.

 

More About SUSAN IRWIN TOOLE:

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Franklin county, NC29

 

Notes for DANIEL SHINE HILL:

Names and ages of children taken from Journal page of Mary Pauline Hill.

 

       

Children of SUSAN TOOLE and DANIEL HILL are:

19.              i.       SARAH LOUISA4 HILL, b. 1836; d. 1931.

                  ii.       MADELINE HILL30, b. Abt. 1839.

                 iii.       SUE HILL, b. Abt. 1842.

                 iv.       MARY PAULINE HILL, b. Abt. 1845.

                  v.       FLORENCE HILL, b. Abt. 1847.

                 vi.       CHARLES GERALDUS HILL, b. Abt. 1850.

                vii.       ISABEL DANIEL HILL, b. Abt. 1854.

               viii.       WILLIAM IRWIN HILL, b. Abt. 1857.

                  ix.       CARRIE TOOLE HILL, b. Abt. 1860.

                   x.       DANIEL SCHON HILL, b. Abt. 1862.

 

 

13.  AMELIA M.3 TOOLE (GERALDUS2, LAURENCE1) was born in Franklin Co. NC.  She married (1) JEREMY HILLIARD.    She married (2) JOHN E. RIDLEY September 15, 1829 in NC31.  He was born in Granville Co. NC.

 

Notes for AMELIA M. TOOLE:

Moved from NC to Texas

 

       

Child of AMELIA TOOLE and JOHN RIDLEY is:

                   i.       MARY CELESTIA4 RIDLEY, d. July 31, 1850, Shreveport, LA; m. R. C. OGLESBY, January 24, 1850, Harrison County, Texas.

 

 

14.  LOUISA3 TOOLE (GERALDUS2, LAURENCE1)  She married WILLIAM PERSON WILLIAMS32, son of SAMUEL WILLIAMS and MARY PERSON. 

       

Child of LOUISA TOOLE and WILLIAM WILLIAMS is:

                   i.       SAMUEL GERALDUS4 WILLIAMS33, m. MARY HAYWOOD RUFFIN.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

15.  HENRY IRWIN4 TOOLE III (HENRY IRWIN3, HENRY IRWIN2, LAURENCE1) was born 1810, and died December 28, 1850 in Wilmington, NC34.  He married MARGARET ELIZA TELFAIR October 20, 1829 in Pitt County, NC35, daughter of HUGH TELFAIR.  She was born Abt. 1812 in Beaufort Co. NC, and died July 16, 1848 in Pitt County, NC36.

       

Children of HENRY TOOLE and MARGARET TELFAIR are:

                   i.       MARY TELFAIR5 TOOLE37.

                  ii.       CLAUDIA TELFAIR TOOLE.

                 iii.       HENRY PARKER TOOLE, d. 1862, VA, CSA.

                 iv.       HUGH GERALDOUS TOOLE, b. Abt. 1830; d. September 07, 1836, Washington, NC38.

                  v.       MARGARET E. TOOLE.

                 vi.       CAROLINE TOOLE.

 

 

16.  HENRY TOOLE4 CLARK (ARABELLA3 TOOLE, HENRY IRWIN2, LAURENCE1)39 was born February 07, 180840, and died April 14, 1874 in Tarboro, NC.  He married MARY PARKER 1850, daughter of THEOPHILUS PARKER.  She was born March 17, 1822, and died May 31, 1896.

 

Notes for HENRY TOOLE CLARK:

Henry Toole Clark attended the University of North Carolina.  He served in the North Carolina Senate 1859-60 and as Governor of North Carolina in 1861-1862.

 

More About HENRY TOOLE CLARK:

Burial: Calvary Churchyard (Episcopal), Tarboro, NC

 

More About MARY PARKER:

Burial: Calvary Churchyard (Episcopal), Tarboro, NC

       

Children of HENRY CLARK and MARY PARKER are:

                   i.       LAURA P.5 CLARK.

                  ii.       HAYWOOD CLARK.

                 iii.       HENRY IRWIN CLARK.

                 iv.       MARIA T. CLARK.

                  v.       ARABELLA T. CLARK.

 

 

17.  MARY SUMNER4 CLARK (ARABELLA3 TOOLE, HENRY IRWIN2, LAURENCE1) was born 1817.  She married GEORGE THOMAS41. 

       

Child of MARY CLARK and GEORGE THOMAS is:

                   i.       JORDAN SUMNER5 THOMAS.

 

 

18.  ELIZABETH TOOLE4 PARKER (MARY3 TOOLE, HENRY IRWIN2, LAURENCE1) was born 1820, and died 1895.  She married JOSEPH BLOUNT CHESHIRE. 

       

Child of ELIZABETH PARKER and JOSEPH CHESHIRE is:

                   i.       ANNIE GRAY5 CHESHIRE, m. S. S. NASH.

 

 

19.  SARAH LOUISA4 HILL (SUSAN IRWIN3 TOOLE, GERALDUS2, LAURENCE1) was born 1836, and died 1931.  She married MATTHEW S. DAVIS42.  He was born 1830, and died 1906.

 

More About MATTHEW S. DAVIS:

Occupation: President Louisburg College

       

Children of SARAH HILL and MATTHEW DAVIS are:

20.              i.       FLORENCE MADERY5 DAVIS.

21.             ii.       MARY MADELINE DAVIS.

                 iii.       MABEL DAVIS.

 

Notes for MABEL DAVIS:

She was never married.

 

 

More About MABEL DAVIS:

Occupation: Librarian, Warren county Library

 

                 iv.       EDWARD HILL DAVIS.

                  v.       MARION STUART DAVIS.

                 vi.       LULA DAVIS, m. R. Z. EGERTON; b. 42.

                vii.       CHARLES DAVIS.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

20.  FLORENCE MADERY5 DAVIS (SARAH LOUISA4 HILL, SUSAN IRWIN3 TOOLE, GERALDUS2, LAURENCE1)  She married EUGENE S. ALLEN. 

       

Child of FLORENCE DAVIS and EUGENE ALLEN is:

                   i.    J. EDWARD6 ALLEN.

 

 

21.  MARY MADELINE5 DAVIS (SARAH LOUISA4 HILL, SUSAN IRWIN3 TOOLE, GERALDUS2, LAURENCE1)  She married IVEY ALLEN.   was born 42.

       

Child of MARY DAVIS and IVEY ALLEN is:

                   i.       ELIZABETH6 ALLEN.

 

 

 

Endnotes

 

1.  Will of Laurence Toole, Sr. , Proved Dec 1761, Edgecomb County.

2.  Bible Records of Early Edgecomb,  By Ruth Smith Williams, 1958, pg 290-297.

3.  Headstone, Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC, Here lies body of Lawerence Toole, Sr. who departed this life December 10 in the year of our Lord 1760 in the 53rd year of his age.

4.  Headstone, Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC, Sabre Toole   March 15, 1786.

5.  North Carolina Marriages 1700-1800.

6.  Headstone, Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC.

7.  Sarah Frierson SFrierslaw@compuserve.com.

8.  Headstone, Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC.

9.  Headstone, Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC, Here lieth buried the body of Mr. Michael Hearn who departed this life 8th Dec. 1787 in the 44 year of his age.

10.  Headstone, Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC, In Memory of Mrs. Elizabeth Toole who died Oct 12, 1832 age 74 years.

11.  Will of Geraldus Toole, July 8, 1834, probated 1834, Edgecomb County.

12.  Headstone, Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC, Geraldus Toole who died 9th Oct. 1834 in the 76th year of his life.

13.  Deaths and Marriages From Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers, 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston, Wilson, NC 1983, page 59., Geraldous Toole "one of our wealthiest and most respected citizens." died "at an advanced age" on October 9, 1834. (T.F. P. October 17, 1834(..

14.  Headstone, Cemetery at Shiloh Mills, Tarboro, NC, Here lieth the body of Mary Toole departed this life 16th Dec 1787 in the 23rd year of her age.

15.  USgenweb/archives/nc/franklin/cemetery/oakwood.

16.  Deaths and Marriages From Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers, 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston, Wilson, NC 1983, page 141, Mary I. Toole married Joseph B. Littlejohn, Jr. on January 11, 1838..

17.  Deaths and Marriages From Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers, 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston, Wilson, NC 1983, Page 141, Ann Eliza Toole married William H. Robards on October 11, 1827..

18.  Sarah Frierson SFrierslaw@compuserve.com.

19.  Southern Historical Families, 235.

20.  Sarah Frierson SFrierslaw@compuserve.com.

21.  Deaths and Marriages From Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers, 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston, Wilson, NC 1983, page 141, Mary Eliza Toole married Dr. Josiah Lawrence on February 20, 1833.

22.  Tombstone and Census Records of Early Edgecombe by Ruth Smith Williamd and Margarett Glenn Griffin In Collaboration with Hugh Buckner Johnston, 1959, Page 22, Arabella Toole, w. of Hon. James West Clark, Jan 3, 1782 - Mar. 29, 1860.

23.  Reminiscences and Memoirs of North Carolina and Eminent North Carolinians, by John H. Wheeler, page lxii.

24.  Tombstone and Census Records of Early Edgecombe by Ruth Smith Williamd and Margarett Glenn Griffin In Collaboration with Hugh Buckner Johnston, 1959, Page 22, Published by Dixie Letter Service, Rocky Mount, NC, James W. Clark b. in Bertie Co.,NC Oct 15, 1779; m. and settled in Edgecombe where he d. Dec. 15, 1845, leaving wife and 4 children.

25.  Will of Elizabeth Toole, Nov 1832, Edgecomb County, grandson, John Haywood Parker.

26.  Toole Family Papers, #4252, Southern Historical Collection, University of NC Library.

27.  Hill and Davis Family Papers #4393, Southern Historical Collection, University of NC at Chapel Hill.

28.  Deaths and Marriages From Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers, 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston, Wilson, NC 1983, Page 141, Susan Irwin Toole married Daniel Hill on November 5, 1835.

29.  USgenweb/archives/nc/franklin/cemetery/oakwood, Toole, Susan Irene (sic), 27 Jul 1815, 12 Nov 1878, w/o D. S. Hill.

30.  Hill and Davis Family Papers #4393, Southern Historical Collection, University of NC at Chapel Hill, Journal page of Mary Pauline Hill dated August 22, 1864.

31.  Deaths and Marriages From Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers, 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston, Wilson, NC 1983, page 141, Amelia M. Toole married John E. Ridley on September 15, 1829.

32.  W.W. Pugh, "E.W. Pugh Collection", unpublished UNC, Family Tree Maker User Page, Descendants of John Alston.

33.  Geraldus Toole Will, Edgecomb County, Probated 1834, "grandson Samuel Geraldus Williams."

34.  Deaths and Marriages From Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers, 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston, Wilson, NC 1983, Page 59., Henry Irwin Toole, Esq., died at Wilmington on December 28, 1850 in his forty first year. (T.P.  January 11, 1851)..

35.  Deaths and Marriages From Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers, 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston, Wilson, NC 1983, Page 112, Henry Toole of Tarborough married Margaret Telfair, daughter of Hugh Telfair, at the home of John Singletary, Esq., in Pitt County on October 20, 1829.

36.  Deaths and Marriages From Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers, 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston, Wilson, NC 1983, Page 59, Mrs. Margaret Eliza Toole, wife of Henry I. Toole,  Esq. died of cancer of the breast at their residence "The Cottage" in Pitt County on July 16, 1848 aged thirty -six years.  She was a member of the Episcopal Church.  (T.P. July 22, 1848).

37.  Bible Records of Early Edgecombe by Ruth Smith Williams and Margarette Glenn Griffin, Pub. Dixie Letter Service, Rocky Mount, NC 1958, page 295.

38.  Deaths and Marriages From Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers, 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston, Wilson, NC 1983, page 59, Hugh Geraldus Toole, son of Henry Toole, Esq. died at Washington, North Carolina on September 7, 1836 aged about six years. (T.P.  September 17, 1836).

39.  Reminiscences and Memoirs of North Carolina and Eminent North Carolinians, by John H. Wheeler, lxii.

40.  Tombstone and Census Records of Early Edgecombe by Ruth Smith Williamd and Margarett Glenn Griffin In Collaboration with Hugh Buckner Johnston, 1959, Page 22, Henry Toole Clark, s. of James W. and Arabella T. Clark, Feb. 7, 1808-April 14, 1874, Gov of NC 1861-1862; wife Mary W. Parker Clark, Mar 17, 1822-May 31, 1896..

41.  Toole Family Papers, #4252, Southern Historical Collection, University of NC Library.

42.  Hill and Davis Family Papers #4393, Southern Historical Collection, University of NC at Chapel Hill.