Saturday, January 31, 2009

Tolar Family

The information below from a Walters-Oliver-Tolar Reunion notice mailed in September 2001 by Lori Walters Lampkins. The picture is of James Morgan Walters and Margaret Louisa (Ida) Tolar. Ida was the daughter of John Philip Tolar and Canzetta Catherine Fussell Tolar.

15 September 2001

Henry Tolar born 1789 in Newburn Co., N.C., died 6 October 1867 in Tyler Co., TX. He married Kitsy Magee (daughter of Phillip Magee and Mary (Polly) Butler) 4 December 1812 in Marion Co., MS. Kitsy Magee was born 24 January 1878 in South Carolina and died 3 May 1853. Two children were born into this marriage: Nancy Tolar married Gilberg Shivers, and John Phillip Tolar married Canzetta Catherine Fussell (daughter of William Fussell, Jr. and Mary B. Morris).

Henry Tolar is listed on the 1820-1840 covington Co., MS census and tax rolls. In 1850 he is living in the household of his son, John Phillip Tolar in Simpson Co., MS. In 1860 he is living in the household of his daughter Nancy Tolar Shivers in Tyler Co., TX. Henry has a mark and brand registered in the Tyler County Clerk’s Office.

John Phillip Tolar was born 1 May 1815 in Amite Co., MS and died 30 October 1896 in Tyler Co., TX. He married Canzetta Catherine Fussell 3 October 1893 in Rankin Co., MS. John Phillip and Canzetta Catherine are buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Tyler Co., TX.

The children of John Phillip Tolar and Canzeta Catherine Fussell Tolar are: Kitsy Elizabeth Tolar married Ephrain Chambless; Mary C. Tolar married Cholie Jolly; Bersheba Jane Tolar married Warren Eli Phillips; Nancy F. Tolar married Flavious McMillian; Robert (Bud) Tolar married Mary Versia Durham; Martha Ann Tolar married Houson Henry Pitts; Susan A. (Souk) Tolar married James (Jim) Warren Walters; Casandra Francis (Stump) Tolar married Henry M. Tucker; Canzetta Caroline Tolar married Robert Stace Walters; Lucinda Earline (Lude) married James L. (Jim) Findley, and Margaret Louisa (Ida) Tolar married James Morgan Walters.

James Warren Walters and Robert Stace Walters are the sons of Robert Walters and Marry Collins. James Morgan Walters is the son of Robert Stace Walters and Melissa Creel, the daughter of Jackson Creel.

Sincerely, Lori Walters Lampkins


Transcribed by Conan L Massey Jr.

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