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Compiled by Sanford Toole

June 12, 1999

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.

More About LAURENCE TOOLE, SR.:

Burial: Shiloh Mills Cemetery, Tarboro, Edgecomb County, NC

More About SABRA IRWIN:

Burial: Shiloh Mills Cemetery, Tarboro, Edgecomb County, NC

Children of LAURENCE TOOLE and SABRA IRWIN are:

i. LAURENCE2 TOOLE, JR., d. 1764.

2. ii. GERALDUS TOOLE, b. 1758; d. October 09, 1834.

iii. ELIZABETH TOOLE5, m. GERALDUS OBRYAN.

iv. ANN TOOLE, m. (1) JOSEPH MOORE; m. (2) WALTER FERGUSON.

v. MARY TOOLE, d. December 20, 1786, Edgecomb County, NC5; m. MICHAEL HEARN; b. Abt. 1743; d. December 08, 1787, Edgecomb County, NC6..

vi. SABRA TOOLE, m. SAMUEL GARNER.

3. vii. JANE TOOLE, d. 1818.

4. viii. HENRY IRWIN TOOLE I, b. 1750, NC; d. 1791, Edgecomb County, NC.

 

Generation No. 2

2. GERALDUS2 TOOLE (LAURENCE1)7,8 was born 1758, and died October 09, 1834. He married (1) MARY BRODIE. She was born Abt. 1764, and died December 16, 1787 in Edgecomb County, NC9. He married (2) ELIZABETH KING February 21, 1795. She was born Abt. 1758, and died October 1832.

More About GERALDUS TOOLE:

Burial: Shiloh Mills Cemetery, Tarboro, Edgecomb County, NC

Children of GERALDUS TOOLE and MARY BRODIE are:

i. MARY LAVINIA3 TOOLE, m. JOSEPH B. LITTLEJOHN, 1838.

ii. ANN ELIZA TOOLE, m. WILLIAM H. ROBARDS, 1827; b. Granville County, NC.

iii. AMELIA TOOLE, m. (1) JEREMY HILLIARD; m. (2) JOHN C. RIDLEY, 1829.

iv. SUSAN IRWIN TOOLE, m. CHARLES HILL, 1835; b. Franklin county, NC.

5. v. LOUISA TOOLE.

3. JANE2 TOOLE (LAURENCE1) died 1818. She married WILLIS BODDIE10, 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:

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

ii. WILLIS HENRY BODDIE10, b. July 10, 1788, Northampton County, NC; d. July 14, 1841, Mt. Pleasant, Maury Co. Tennessee.

Notes for WILLIS HENRY BODDIE:

Never married.

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4. HENRY IRWIN2 TOOLE I (LAURENCE1) was born 1750 in NC, and died 1791 in Edgecomb County, NC. He married ELIZABETH HAYWOOD. She was born 1758 in NC, and died October 12, 1832 in Edgecomb County, NC11.

Children of HENRY TOOLE and ELIZABETH HAYWOOD are:

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

8. ii. ARABELLA TOOLE, b. 1782, Edgecomb County, NC; d. 1860.

iii. MARY TOOLE, b. 1787; d. 1858; m. THEOPHILUS PARKER; b. 1775, Tawboro, NC; d. 1859.

 

Generation No. 3

5. LOUISA3 TOOLE (GERALDUS2, LAURENCE1) She married WILLIAM PERSON WILLIAMS12, son of SAMUEL WILLIAMS and MARY PERSON.

Child of LOUISA TOOLE and WILLIAM WILLIAMS is:

i. SAMUEL GERALDUS4 WILLIAMS13, m. MARY HAYWOOD RUFFIN.

6. SABRINA TOOLE3 BODDIE (JANE2 TOOLE, LAURENCE1)14,15 was born February 22, 1787 in Northampton County, NC, and died August 06, 1867 in Mt. Pleasant, Maury Co. Tennessee. She married RICKS LAWRENCE16.

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.

7. 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 in Tennessee.

Children of HENRY TOOLE and ANN BLOUNT are:

i. HENRY IRWIN4 TOOLE III, b. 1810; d. 1850; m. MARGARET TELFAIR.

ii. MARY ELIZA TOOLE, b. 1812; m. JOSEPH J. LAWRENCE; b. Tawboro, NC.

8. ARABELLA3 TOOLE (HENRY IRWIN2, LAURENCE1) was born 1782 in Edgecomb County, NC, and died 1860. She married JAMES WEST CLARK17, son of CHRISTOPHER CLARK and HANNAH TURNER. He was born 1769 in NC, and died 1845 in NC.

Children of ARABELLA TOOLE and JAMES CLARK are:

9. i. HENRY TOOLE4 CLARK, b. 1808; d. April 14, 1874, Tarboro, NC.

ii. MARIA CLARK, b. 1813.

iii. LAURA PLACIDIA CLARK, b. 1816.

iv. MARY SUMNER CLARK, b. 1817.

 

Generation No. 4

9. HENRY TOOLE4 CLARK (ARABELLA3 TOOLE, HENRY IRWIN2, LAURENCE1)18 was born 1808, and died April 14, 1874 in Tarboro, NC. He married MARY PARKER 1850, daughter of THEOPHILUS PARKER.

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.

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.

 

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

6. 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.

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

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

9. 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.

10. Sarah Frierson SFrierslaw@compuserve.com.

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

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

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

14. Sarah Frierson SFrierslaw@compuserve.com.

15. Southern Historical Families, 235.

16. Sarah Frierson SFrierslaw@compuserve.com.

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

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