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Mary Ann Eastlin Tolleson

South Carolina, USA
Death 23 Aug 1865 (aged 49)
Cleburne County, Alabama, USA
Burial Edwardsville, Cleburne County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 14788791 · View Source
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Mary Ann Eastlin Tolleson's parents are unknown at this time. Born in South Carolina 31 May 1816, she married William T (Billy) Tolleson at the age of 22 in Georgia, 1838. Research is ongoing to find Mary Ann's family. Present information for Mary Ann is through her husband and her offspring, 12 children born between 1838 and 1861. The researchers are from the family of her mother-in-law, Mary Patsy Hittson (1789-1877), and her father-in-law William Grandshire Tolleson (1787-1860). Mary Ann and Billy Tolleson were born in South Carolina, married in Georgia, and raised their children in Alabama. Family research is most readily available through their history with the Lower Cane Creek Pimitive Baptist Church in Cleburne County, Alabama. For those who are interested in the Tolleson families, all updates will be available through Find A Grave and a website being developed at
Children of Mary Ann Eastlin Tolleson and William T "Billy" Tolleson are as follows:
Augustus Y "Gus" Tolleson (1838-1863)
James H Tolleson (1839-1912)
John Andrew Tolleson (1839-1914)
Jesse Tolleson (1841-1862)
B Elizabeth Tolleson (1844-1923)
William McMillian Tolleson (1846-1923)
Catherine Young Tolleson (1848-1891)
Green Berry Tolleson (1850-1895)
Lou Darcus Ann Pauline Tolleson (1855-1939)
Sarah Frances Tolleson (1855-1939)
Hulda Tolleson (1861-unknown)
Zerelda Tolleson (1861-1870)
Four of their sons enlisted in the CSA during the Civil War. Gus and Jesse were killed in action. James and John survived and came home to the Tolleson Farm.

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  • Maintained by: Vicki Hittson
  • Originally Created by: mulder
  • Added: 1 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14788791
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Eastlin Tolleson (31 May 1816–23 Aug 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14788791, citing Lower Cane Creek Cemetery, Edwardsville, Cleburne County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Vicki Hittson (contributor 47380664) .