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John Thomas Tolladay and Maria Strope

John Thomas Toliday and Maria Strope



Husband's Name Wife's Name
TOLLIDAY, John STROPE, Maria
Birth Date October 1763 13 July 1771
Christening Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County NY Wysox, Bradford County PA
Death Date 1849 unknown
Burial Data Oak Grove Cemetery, LeRoy, McLean County, IL unknown
Marriage Date #1 circa 1790 Bradford Pennsylvania
Father TALLIDAY, John STROPE, Sebastian
Mother (LSU) Miama/Jemima Van Valkenburgh, Lydia
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Children-Surname-Given Birth--Date Birth Place

Town-County

State Death Data Location Family Data
M1 TALIDAY, John A 1794-1796 Wysox, Bradford PA 10 Jan 1874 Green Bower Cemetery
Alamo, Kalamazoo, Michigan
#1 KEARL/CURL, Mary 29 Dec 1827 Fayette OH
Children:

#2 VANDEBURG, Clarissa/Clampa/Clansy
b.1801 NY m.before 1860 d. May 6, 1885
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Occupation: Weaver
Burial: Green Bower Cemetery
Children:
Thomas B. TALLIADY 1834-20 Feb 1890
M: Alvira/Elmira
Private 1st Reg Sharpshooters C Co Inf CW
Occupation: Teamster
Ellen Born Jul 1844-

1880 Census: Widow
Clarrissa Talliaday 79
Father John Vanderburg of Germany
Mother born New York
Daughter Ellen Bancroft 35 Widow
Works In Knitting Factory

M2 TALIDY Henry
TLLIDAY, TALLIDAY
1797-1798 Wysox, Bradford PA 1850 age 88 Granville Ohio M: LUMAN, Hannah 10 February 1821 Clark,OH
Hannah b 1803 d: 9 October 1856
Granville Old Colony Cemetery.
"Wife of Henry TOLIDAY"
Children:
Nancy b: 1821 m: 28 November 1839 Daniel HUNT
Laban Luman b: February 1823 m: 31 July 1853 Emily Parker
Henry b 1831 m: 28 Mar 1857 Catherine BROWN
M.E. b 1837
M3 TALLADAY, Solomon 1799 Wysox, Bradford PA after 1850 Location EVANS, Elizabeth 05 Apr 1825 Fayette OH
M4 TALLIDAY, 1800-1804 Wysox, Bradford PA Death Data Location Son listed in 1820 Census
M5 TALLIDAY, Peter 1803 Wysox, Bradford PA Death Data Location Family Data
M6 TALLIDAY,Clement 1804 Wysox, Bradford PA Death Data Location Family Data
F7 TALLIDAY, 1804 Wysox, Bradford PA Death Data Location Daughter age 6 in 1810 tax list
M8 TALADA, Stephen 1806 Dutchess NY 02 Apr 1863 Harrison, Grant WI M:PENNYPACKER, Mary
M9 TOLERDAY, Fleming 1807-1810 Wysox, Bradford PA M:Mahala B.1818- Kentucky
C: Fleming II b 1834-1840
Fleming II m: Melinda Booth 10 Nov 1867 Dent, MO
Fleming II: 11th Regiment, Co. B MO Infantry CW
Fleming II TALDAY d Feb 1889 Phelps County MO
Widow listed as Anna
F10 TALLIDAY, Eliza 1808 Wysox, Bradford PA Death Data Location AGE 7 in 1814 Tax List
M11 TALADY, Samuel H. 1808
AGE 6 in 1814 Tax List
Bradford County PA Death Data Location M: RUSSELL, Margaret 24 Aug 1842 Richland OH
F12 TALADAY, Lillian 1805-1810 Wysox, Bradford PA Death Data Location M: PETTITT, William M: 30 Jan 1832 Tippecanoe, Indiana
F13 TULUDY, Lydia 1805-1810 Wysox, Bradford PA Death Data Location M: CLARK, David
24 Sep 1848 McLean County IL
F14 TALLIDAY, Phebe 1812 Wysox, Bradford PA 18 Oct 1869 Reynoldsburg, Franklin, OH DEVORE, George
M: 07 Feb 1830 Fayette OH
Children:
Solomon CWV Cass Cty MO 1860 Sugar Creek TWP.
George m Elizabeth Walker 31 Jul 1856 Grundy MO
F15 TALADAY, Mary 1810-1815 Bradford PA Death Data Location DEHART, Samuel 4 Feb 1851 Coles IL Book B Page 16B
Children: Samuel b. 1860 m. SHAW, Mary Jane
M16 TOLLADAY, William 1811-1820 Bradford PA Death Data Location HELLAMS, Amanda
1855 Christian, Illinois

In 1763, TALLADAY, John Thomas is born in October in New York according to "The Boston Transcript" the DAR, NSDAR and his pension application.

1776-1781 John Thomas served in the Company B 50th New York Rangers under Capt. Samuel Bowman and Capt. James Harrison. John served from 1776 to 1781 according to his pay records. He was only 13 when he first entered service in the 2nd New York Regiment. Being so young his initial duty was tending the sick. John later served in Colonel Lewis Du Boys 5th New York Regiment till sometime in July of 1781 when he received a discharge to go home and help his father with the "reapings." Unfortunately when he got home there were no crops to harvest. The families home had been destroyed, burned to the ground by the British and Loyalists. Historical accounts of the region support his pension application statement that the family home was burned and with the home went the family bible and the rest of their belongings.

In 1788 John TALLIDAY drew a military lot in Pompey, Onondaga County, New York, "which was early settled by a number of soldiers and officers from Connecticut and Massachusetts." Under the treaty of 1788 the Onondagas ceded to the state of New York all their lands-excepting the Onondaga reservation and fishing and hunting rights; and the lands thus acquired and another tract lying west were under act of Congress, September 16th, 1776, and other legislation, set apart as bounty lands to soldiers of the Revolutionary war, and became known as the Military Tract. it included all the territory within the original county of Onondaga.

1790 Census Wysox District of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania page 78 lists John's parents: Father: Tallady, John Mother Jemima/Miama and 4 of his siblings: a brother born in 1796, a brother born between 1774-1780 and two (2) sisters.

1795 The land John was granted for his military service is in the present town of La Fayette, NY is sold.

1796 Talliday, John listed among the settlers of the Wysox District in Bradford County, (formerly Luzerne County) , PA.

Maria Strope baptized 13 July 1771 married John Tallady (sometimes Taladay, Talady, Tolladay, etc.) born Oct 1763 Poughkeepsie, New York son of John Tallady. John Talliday appears on the 1796 assessment list of Wysox.

1800 Census Ulster Township, Luzerne County Pennsylvania lists both father and son:

Roll M32-39 Page:213B Line: 22 His Father TALLIDAY, JOHN SR. Code: 01101 00001. John Sr., and his mother Miama/Jemima (LSU) are listed as over 45 placing their births before 1755. Their Children: Son 10-16 born between 1784-1790 Son 16-26 born 1774-1770

Roll M32-39 Page: 213A Line: 13 TALLIDAY, John Thomas (the American Revolutionary War soldier) Code: 20010 00010. John and Mary STROPE are listed as aged 26-45. This is the John listed in the "Boston Transcript" as being born 1763 and having fought in the American Revolution. In 1800 he would be 37 years old. Mary born in 1766 is now 34. Children: Two (2) sons under 10 born between 1790-1800. Son John born in 1796 Son Solomon born 1799

Enumerated in Ulster Township, Luzerne County (Bradford County not yet formed) in 1800 with two males under age ten (born 1791-1800), one male of age twenty six and under age forty five (born 1756-74), and one female of age twenty six and under age forty five (born 1756-74). John Talladay appears on the 1801 assessment list of Mt. Zion (Orwell) with one house, 2 oxen, 1 cow, no land. John Talliday appears on the 1804 assessment list of Wysox.

Enumerated in Towanda Township in 1810 with four males under age ten (born 1801-10), three males of age ten and under age sixteen (born 1795-1800), one male of age forty five and over (born before 1765), two females under age ten (born 1801-10), and one female of age twenty six and under age forty five (born 1766-84).

John does not appear on the 1811 assessment list of Wysox.

1812 Tax Table Wysox Township, Bradford County Pennsylvania Talladay, John

John appears on the 1813 Wysox assessment list with 1 cow, no real estate, and unable to pay for schooling of children John, age 10; Peter, age 7; and a daughter, age 6.

On the 1814 assessment list he was assessed for 1 cow. On the 1815 assessment list assessed for 1 cow and unable to pay for schooling of children Clement, age 10; Samuel, age 6; and Eliza, age 7.

On the 1816 assessment list only his name appears with no personal or real property. John does not appear on the 1817 assessment list (compiled fall of 1816).

1820 Census Wayne Township, Fayette County Ohio image/page 114 / 20 B - 21A Code 123301-12010: Enumerated
one male of under age ten (William born 1811-20)
two males of age ten and under age sixteen (born 1805-10) (Stephen 1806, Fleming 1807)
three males of age sixteen to eighteen (born 1802-04 (Unknown 1802, Peter 1803 Clement 1804)
three males of age sixteen to twenty six (born 1795-1804)(John 1796, Unknown 1797-1798, Solomon 1799, )
one male of age forty five and over (born before 1775) (John Thomas SALLADAY born 1763)
one female under age ten (born 1811-20)(Mary born 1811-15)
two females of age ten and under age sixteen (born 1805-10)(Phebe and Lydia)
one female of age twenty six and under age forty five (Wife: Maria STROPE born 1771)

Note* Peter was a friend John had fought with in the American Revolution

Enumerated in Wayne Township in 1830 as “John Taldy Sen” with:
two males of age twenty and under age thirty (Stephen 1806, Fleming 1807)
one male of age sixty and under age seventy (John Thomas born 1763)
one female of age fifteen and under age twenty (Mary born 1811-15)
two females of age twenty and under age thirty (Phebe and Lydia born 1801-10)
one female of age fifty and under age sixty (Wife: Maria STROPE born 1771)

The family is now fourteen (14) strong.
Children:
1 male under 10 born 1810-1820 ()
2 males age 10-16 born 1804-1810 (Stephen 1806, Fleming 1807)
3 males age 16-18 born 1802-1804 ()
3 males age 18-26 born 1794-1802 (John 1796, Solomon 1799, and )
1 female under 10 born 1810-1820 (Mary)
2 females age 10-16 born 1804-1810 (Phebe and Lydia)

1820 Wayne Township, Fayette County Ohio Census page 20B Code: 420001-10010
4 males under 10 born 1810-1820
2 males age 10-16 born 1804-1810 George among them would marry Phebe
Over the age of 45 born before 1775 and named DEVORE, Josiah
1 female under 10 born 1810-1820
1 female age 26-45 born 1775-1794

See marriage records for the family marriages between 1820 and 1830

1830 Wayne Township, Fayette County Ohio page 329- 330: Code: 000020001-00012001
TALDY, John Sr. is listed 60-70 born 1763.
Wife Maria STROPE is 50-60 born 1771.
5 children are at home:
2 males age 20-30 born 1800-1810 (Stephen and Fleming)
1 female age 15-20 born 1810-1815 (Mary)
2 females age 20-30 born 1800-1810 (Phebe and Lydia)

1830 John Thomas and Maria's children begin to appear listed in the census records with him:

Son in Range Township, Madison County Ohio page 108 Code: 100011-200101 named Solomon born 1799 with Wife Elizabeth EVANS born 1797 with 3 Children : Mary he(named for Solomon's mother Maria STROPE) b. 1826, Nancy (named for Elizabeth mother Nancy EVANS) b. 1828, Andrew Jackson b. 1830.

Name: Solomon Tallady
Home in 1830 Range, Madison, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 7

In Concord, Ross County page 243 Code 00001-10001 Son John and his wife Mary KEARL/CURL have one (1) daughter under fine (5) years of age.
Name: John Talady
Home in 1830 Concord, Ross, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 1
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3

Son: Henry Talliday Home in 1830 Granville, Licking, Ohio Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1 Free White Persons - Under 20: 3 Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2 Total Free White Persons: 5 Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 5

In 1832 John Thomas TALDAY filed for pension in Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, two years after settling in "Old Town Timbers".

1840 TOLLADAY/TOLDAY, John Thomas (transcribed SOLDAY) has moved even farther out onto the western frontier, to the place he would find his final rest; Old Town Timbers, McLean County Illinois. His name is on page 31 and oh my - would you look at that - for the first time our name is spelled the way our English ancestors spell it TOLLADAY. He has five (5) children still living at home: Lydia, William, Samuel and Clarke: 100110001-00010001

John born 1763. His wife Maria STROPE born 1771.
Children still at home:
1 male under 5 born 1835-1840
1 male 15-20 born 1820-1825
1 male 20-30 born 1810-1820
1 female aged 15-20 born 1820-1825


Elder Children now married and living nearby include:
1840 Census Old Town Timbers, McLean County Illinois page 255 Code: 1200001-101001
Son John is aged 40-50 born 1790-1800,
his Wife Mary KEARL/CURL aged 30-40 born 1800-1810
Five (5) Children: 1 male under 5 born 1835-1840
2 males 5-10 born 1830-1835
1 female under 5 born 1835-1840
1 female 10-15 born 1825-1830

1840 Livingston County Missouri page 263 Code 12100100001-101101
Son, Talliday, Solomon
His Family Composition: Solomon born 1799.
Wife Elizabeth EVANS born 1796-1803
Elder MALE aged 80-90 born 1750-1760 that could be John Thomas TOLLADAY.
If your wondering why he could be in two places at once. He couldn't -The census were taken months apart.


Solomon and Elizabeth's children:
Mary born 1826
Nancy born 1828
Andrew Jackson born 1830,
John born 1832,
Isaac born 1835,
William Jackson born 1837
Lemuel Evan born 1838,
Zetta Anita born 1839.


TOLIDAY, John Thomas died about 1849 and is buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery near the present day town of Le Roy, McLean County Illinois. John's name ( TOLLIDAY) is engraved in a bronze plaque at the "Soldiers Monument, Miller Park, Bloomington, Illinois. There are errors in this online transcription. The original documents do not have the 1781 - 1782 dates. It was assumed by someone doing the transcription that he was 18 when he entered service. He was in fact 13.


1840 McLean County, Illinois Census Records
1 male age under 5 born 1835-1840
2 males age 5-10 born 1830-1835
1 male age 40-50 born 1790-1800 John TALIDAY Jr.
1 female age under 5 born 1835-1840
1 female age 10-15 born 1825-1830
1 female age 30-40 born 1800-1810

Name: HENRY "Harvey" Talida
Home in 1840 Grand, Licking, Ohio
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 2
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 4

Name: Thomas Talliday
Home in 1840 La Porte, Indiana
Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 3
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 3

Name: John Tallowday and Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7

The Tolladay and Evans families moved to what is now Mercer County Missouri in 1837. Jackson Township. "was first settled in 1837, by the families of William and Josiah EVANS," who came from the prairie land of Illinois.

William and Josiah EVANS were sons of Lemuel EVANS and Jerusha VESY-MELSON. Jerusha V. MELSON-EVANS died in 1824. Lemuel EVANS married 2nd Margaret BIGGS in 1828. She died in 1839. Lemuel EVANS married a third time to Jane Mathews in 1840.

William EVANS was born 03 Feb 1805 in Fayette/Madison Ohio. He was aged 30-40, with wife aged 30-40 and had one son under the age of 5 in the 1840 Livingston County MO census page 279 of Franklin Township. His wife's name, death and burial data are unknown at this time.

Josiah EVANS was born 28 May 1809 Fayette/Madison Ohio. He married Carrie Ann SMITH 13 Apr 1837 in Tazwell County Illinois. In the 1840 Livingston County Franklin Township census page 279, Josiah EVANS is aged 30-40 , with wife aged 20-30. Also listed are 2 males under the age of 5, 2 males 15-20 (possibly younger brothers) and a female aged 15-20 (possible a younger sister) Their death and burial data are unknown at this time.

"Amid the perils and hardships of pioneer life the year passed quickly by, and by the fall of 1839 other settlers came, in the families of Solomon Tolliday,from Illinois."

Solomon TOLLADAY son of American Revolutionary War, and War of 1812 Veteran John TOLLADAY and Maria STROPE of Bradford County PA arrived with his father, children and wife Elizabeth EVANS the sister of Josiah and William EVANS and daughter of Lemuel EVANS and Jerusha V. MELSON-EVANS.

1840 LivingstonCounty Morgan Township census page 263
John TOLLADAY aged 80-90
Solomon TOLLADAY aged 41
Elizabeth EVANS born abt 1800 in MD or PA,

Solomon and Elizabeth's children: Mary TOLLADAY born 1826 Ohio , Nancy TOLLADAY born 1828 Ohio, Andrew Jackson TOLLADAY born 1830 Ohio,
John TOLLADAY III born 1832 Old Town Timbers McLean County Illinois ,
Isaac TOLLADAY born 1835 Old Town Timbers McLean County Illinois , Lemuel Evans TOLLADAY born 1837 Old Town Timbers McLean County Illinois
Zetta Anita born 1839 south of Prather Creek, Missouri.

Nancy EVANS, sister of Elizabeth, Josiah and William EVANS, and daughter of Lemuel EVANS and Jersha V. MELSON-EVANS also appears in the 1840 Livingston County Morgan Township census below that of Solomon and Elizabeth. She has 2 sons; one aged 0-5 yrs , the other 5-10 years. Nancy was born 16 Aug 1811 in Fayette/ Madison Ohio.

"This made quite a settlement, and although it was ten or twelve miles to a neighbor's, the lonesome feeling had left the community." Source: History of Grundy County, by Birdsall & Dean, 1881. In Chapter XXVI, pg 679

Goodspeed's 1888 History also states, the first settlers included Fleming and Solomon Tollerday, Fleming TOLLADAY the brother of Solomon TOLLADAY and son of John TOLLADAY SR. and Mary STROPE was born 1808 in Bradford County PA. His son Fleming married Melinda BOOTH and after the Civil War removed to Iron County MO. But after the massacre of a family there - they moved to Indiana.

The 1850 Buckle Grove, McLean County Illinois Census Page 113A
Enumerated 11/15/1850 - Line 3 - Dwelling # 1884? / Family #1886
John TOLIDA age 12 born IL with the Hiram Buck family.

BUCK, Hiram age 48 - Male - Farmer - $3,000 born NY 1802
BUCK, Mary age 42 - Female born NJ 1808
BUCK, Amanda M. age 23 - Female - born IN 1827
BUCK, Thomas age 18 - Male - Farmer - born IN 1832 - attending school
BUCK, Martha age 12 - Female - born IL 1838 - attending school
BUCK, Diana age 9 - Female - born IL 1841 - attending school
BUCK, Charles age 1 - Male - born IL 1849
TOLIDA, John age 12 - Male - born IL 1838



1850 District 56, Mercer County, Missouri Census Records
Fleming Tolerday 42 BORN ABOUT 1808
Mahalia Tolerday 32 BORN ABOUT 1818


1860 Martinez, Contra Costa California Census page


1867 Fleming TALDAY born 1840 married Booth, Melinda 10 Nov 1867 Dent MO

1870 September 9th Iron County, Missouri Census Records Twp #35 Rand 2 East Household #2 taken 9 September 1870.
TALDY, Fleming age 30, Farmer, born OH 1840,
TALDY, Malinda J. age 18 born Arkansas 1852
James Munroe age 3/12 or 8/12 b MO.

1870 Census Alamo Township, Kalamazoo County, Kalamazoo, MI
31 220 223 Taleday or Talladay, Maria 34 F W Keeping house 300 Ohio
32 Taleday or Talladay, Martha 14 F W At home Michigan
33 Taleday or Talladay, Loren W. 11 M W " " "
34 Taleday or Talladay, Juliette 4 F W " " "
19 225 230 Taliday or Talladay, John A. 73 M W Farmer 4,680 500 New York
20 Taliday or Talladay, Clarissa 69 F W Keeping house " "
21 Taliday or Talladay, Ellen 26 F W At home Michigan

Marriages in Cass County Michigan: http://www.migenweb.org/cass/marriages/dbsz.htm
TALIDAY, Andrew J. to DILL, Catharine September 24, 1848
TALLERDAY, Jesse to MECHLING, Sophiah March 30, 1842

Illinois History

1831 Illinois Map

Transcript of John Tolladay's Pension Application * Please note there are errors in the transcription. John was 13 not 18 when he first enlisted. I have his military pay records now and they confirm his stated service from 1776-1781 NOT 1781-1782 as reflected in the link.

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Present day Illinois State Park where John and Family once lived.


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