I am seeking to connect with my Tolleson relatives.My grandfather's brother whom he called Will is John William Tolleson.John W. Tolleson was born in Robertson County TN.to John Pickney Tolleson and Mary Frances Connell.
Thanks to Dana Miller for getting me the following information.
John W. Tolleson died of paralysis, Tuesday, January 4, 1921,
at 701 Lowry Street, Stillwater, Ok., aged 54 years and 8 months.
The decedent leaves a wife and eight children.He had lived in
Stillwater some years.
Funeral services were held at the First Baptist church at 2 o'clock
p.m., Thursday, with interment in Fair Lawn cemetery.
The Stillwater Gazette, Stillwater, Payne County, OK. Jan. 7, 1921, Page 5
Will married Minnie Susan MATHIS born March 29, 1875 to Proctor Decatur Mathis and Lucy A. Ellis.
John and Minnie had the following children:
Noel Buford Tolleson b Oct 17, 1893 d May 22, 1895
John William Tolleson Jr. b Apr 22, 1895 d Nov. 28, 1938 m Ruth Melvina Phillips
Clifford Tolleson b Dec. 11, 1897, d Feb 28, 1960 m Fannie Fern Adams
Leo Vernon Tolleson b Jan. 4, 1900, d Mar. 1969 m Lorraine Stafford
Mary Lucy Tolleson b Feb. 4, 1902, d Sept. 1999 m Fred L. Taylor
James Proctor Tolleson b Jun. 9, 1904, d July 5, 1942
Buster B. Tolleson b Oct. 3, 1907, d Jan. 11, 1947
Harold DeCosta Tolleson b Nov. 6, 1911, d Aug. 1966 m Juanita Rose Dickey Lore
Margaret Elois Tolleson b Mar. 7, 1913 and d Dec. 17, 1991 m Finis Leo Franks
Both John and Minnie are buried at Fairlawn Cemetery in Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma.
I have pictures to share and seek information about these families.
Living in Robertson County TN.