Your William didn't marry Mary Chilcoat. Check these messages and the census. Last message below identifies children of William Tollison/Mary Chilcoat.
Re: Louisa E. Tollison - Union County, MS
william m. tollison married mary chilcoat in 1842 in lawrence county, mississippi. i have a copy of the marriage certificate.william m. tollison and mary chicoat begat 7 children john wilson, sarah elizabeth, jane, lou e., henry bell,robert, and william "uncle bill" tollison. the decendents now live in memphis, tn. w.h. tollison was my grand father so william m. was my g,g,g,g,grandfather. william m. tollison was born in 1824 in south carolina.
The William Tollison who married Mary Chilcoat is not the William Madison Tollison who was the father of the children you listed.
See the William Tollison/Mary Chilcoate post below for the children of that William.
The William who was our ancestor married(1) Martha A. Halsey. His second wife was Mary Jane Pannell.
Check the census: 1850 Federal Census - Tippah County, MS p. 427a; 1860 Federal Census - Pontotoc County, MS p. 630; 1900 Federal Census - Chickasaw County, MS p. 53A.
In Reply to: Re: Louisa E. Tollison - Union County, MS
thank you my info for my family has been changed my mother always said she didnt remember the name chilcoat in our families history
Mary Chilcotte, or maybe chilcoat
In 1842 in lawrence county, ms. Mary Chilcotte married William M. Tollison. Who was my great,great,great,great grandfather. They had 7 children ; John wilson Tollison, Sarah elizabeth tollison, Jane tollison, Lou e. tollison, Henry Bell tollison, robert tollison, and William "uncle bill" tollison. if this helps anyone let me know. my mother thought the name was of native american origin. William M. Tollison was born in 1824 in south carolina.
Re: Mary Chilcotte, or maybe chilcoat
In Reply to: Mary Chilcotte, or maybe chilcoat
The William M. Tollison who married Mary Chilcoat is not the William Madison Tollison who was the father of the children you listed. If I remember correctly from my research, the William and Mary you refer to were married in Lawrence County, AL (not Mississippi) and ended up in Attala County, MS.
William Madison Tollison, son of Phoebe (Freeby) Young and Unknown Tollison, married Martha Halsey, daughter of Mr. Halsey (first name unknown) and Mary (maiden name unknown). Mary was first married to Mr. Halsey, then to Mr. Rodgers. Her third marriage was to Rev. Nicholas Roberts (great- grandfather of Moses Wiseman Roberts).
Other researchers have mistakenly listed Martha (wife of William Tollison) as Martha Roberts. Apparently, this was based on the following assumption: Since Mary Roberts (listed in the household of William and Martha Tollison in 1860) was probably Martha's mother, Martha was also a Roberts. Other researchers have listed William Tollison's wife as Mary Chilcoate/Chilcutt-the wife of another William Tollison. Both assumptions are incorrect.
The Death Certificate of Lou Tollison Rakestraw (my great-great grandmother) lists her mother's name as Martha Halsey. The will of Rev. Nicholas Roberts refers to "my wife and her two daughters." The daughters were Martha [Halsey] Tollison and Nancy [Rodgers] Carter-half-sisters.
The children of William Madison Tollison and Martha A. Halsey were: Sarah (born ca. 1844), John Wilson Tollison (born in 1845), Jane Tollison (born ca. 1849), Louisa E. Tollison (born in 1852); George Washington Tollison (born ca. 1857), Phoebe C. Tollison (born ca. 1859), Henry Bell Tollison (date of birth unknown), William "Bill" Tollison (date of birth unknown), and Robert "Bob" Tollison (born in 1870).
The Tollison family has been somewhat frustrating to research primarily due erroneous information rather widely circulated by previous researchers.
Re: Mary Chilcotte, or maybe chilcoat
In Reply to: Re: Mary Chilcotte, or maybe chilcoat
thank you for the info for years i have had the wrong marriage certificate.
William Tollison & Mary Chilcutt
I am looking for information on William Tollison/Tolleson, and his wife Mary Chilcutt. Married about 1841, AL.
I am also looking for information on Williams parents, who were David Tollison/Tolleson born ? in SC., died ? Franklin, AR. and Mary ?. born 1785, NC. Died ?
I am also looking for information on Williams Grandfather. have is children, but not much more.
thank you for your help.
Here are the Descendants of this men.
Descendants of TOLLESON
1 TOLLESON b: Bef. 1767 in <, , Sc>
......... 2 John TOLLESON b: in , , Sc
......... 2 William "Grandsire" TOLLESON b: Abt. 1787 in , , Sc
......... 2 Jesse TOLLESON b: Abt. 1793 in , , Sc
......... 2 Hitson TOLLESON b: 1797 in , , Sc
......... 2 David Tollison b: in , , Sc
............. +Mary b: Abt. 1785 in , , Nc
Descendants of David Tollison
1 David Tollison b: in , , Sc
.. +Mary b: Abt. 1785 in , , Nc
......... 2 David Harrison TOLLESON b: in , Franklin Co, Al
......... 2 Thomas Jefferson TOLLESON b: June 13, 1813 in , , Tn
......... 2 John Green TOLLESON b: Abt. 1820 in , , Al
......... 2 Rebecca TOLLESON b: Abt. 1824 in , , Tn
......... 2 Catherine TOLLESON b: 1829 in , , Tn
......... 2 William Tollison b: 1820 in TENN/AL
............. +Mary Chilcutt b: 1820 in Alabama
Descendants of William Tollison
1 William Tollison b: 1820 in TENN/AL
.. +Mary Chilcutt b: 1820 in Alabama
......... 2 Lydia TOLLESON b: Abt. 1842 in , , Al
......... 2 Samira Tollison b: 1842
......... 2 William TOLLESON b: Abt. 1844 in , , Al
......... 2 William Tollison b: 1844
......... 2 Mary TOLLESON b: Abt. 1846 in , , Ms
......... 2 Mary Tollison b: August 14, 1846 in Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
............. +James F. Downs b: December 25, 1856 in MIssissippi
......... 2 Fernanda TOLLESON b: Abt. 1848 in , , Ms
......... 2 Fernanda Tollison b: 1848
......... 2 Martha TOLLESON b: Abt. 1850 in , Tishomingo Co, Ms
......... 2 Martha Tollison b: 1850
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