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Levin Rollison & Other Rollison Info.
Posted by: Judith webb Lockard Date: September 20, 2000 at 19:25:22
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Hi Guys,

I seem to have more luck finding Levin Rollisons' family and other lines than I do my own. I thought I would post some things I have found. Maybe it will help someone.

On the 1880 Kent Co., Delaware Census for Kenton Hundred,(T9,#117,pg.336-A):

Rollinson, Levin L./W/M/25yrs(ca. 1855)/Relationship: Servant/Single/Occupation: ?? in Mill/cannot write/born in MD/Father & Mother born in MD.

He was at the top of the page. The family he was living with was at the bottom of page 335B. It looks like the Head of Household was S.S. Hopkins?/W/M/39yrs./ Runs a Grist Mill. His family is also listed.

Here are some Newspaper Abstracts that I have:

Chestertown Transcript- abbrev.= CTR
Chestertown Telegraph- abbrev.= CTH

CTH-Oct. 27, 1826 called "Jamaica" now cultivated by L. Rollison.

CTH-Nov. 2, 1827....Levin Rollison continues to carry on Cartwright & Blacksmith business at old stand called Harrisburgh.

CTH-May 22, 1829....Died Friday last, 15th instant, after a lingering illness, Mrs. Rollison, consort of Levin Rollison of this county.

Apr. 4, 1868-CTR-/GLEAVES-ROLLISON---In Chestertown, on the 26th Ult; by Rev. J.T. Murray, Mr. Samuel C. Gleaves to Mrs. Mary A. Rollison.

Feb. 15, 1868-CTR-/ROLLISON-TOWNSEND---In Hillsborough, Jan. 16, Thomas Rollison of Kent Co., MD to Josephine Townsend, youngest daughter of the late Thomas townsend, of Baltimore City.

Apr. 15, 1871-CTR-/LOCAL MATTERS--- Fatal and Melancoly Accident. Monday last, MR. L. M. Rollison, who was carrying on the Urieville Mills, in company with other gentlemen, had spent the greater part of the day Fox hunting; and towards night, when within about a mile of his home, while riding rapidly, his horse shied and falling, his head was brought violently against a tree , mashing his temple and killing him instantly.

1865-1886 Kent County MD Marriage License BOOK:

page 99 ROLLISON, Annie Eliza -Kent -18yrs -White -Single -no occupation
Elias COX -married on Nov. 11, 1875 at Dudleys Chapel, Queen Annes Co., MD by C. W. Prettyman. License filed on Nov. 12, 1875

page 100 ROLLISON, Cornelius D. -Kent -31yrs -White -Single -Farmer
Clara CLENDANIEL- married on Feb. 25, 1886 at Wesley Chapel Parsonage by R. L. Lewis. License filed on Feb. 26, 1886.

page 100 ROLLISON, Emma C. -Kent -19yrs -White -Single -Lady
Thomas H. AYRES- married on Dec. 13, 1874 in Rock Hall, MD by J. T. Van Burkalow. License filed on Jan. 6, 1875.

page 101 ROLLISON, George M. -Kent -21yrs. White -Single -Farmer
Martha GODWIN - married on Aug 29, 1876 at Noble Andersons by Alfred T. Melvin. License filed on Aug. 30, 1876.

page 101 ROLLISON, George M. -Kent -26yrs -White -Widower -Farmer
Annie M. WALMSLEY- married on Oct. 10, 1881 in Parsonage by Daniel W. Bates. License filed on Oct. 20, 1881.

page 102 ROLLISON, John A. Jr.- Kent -White -Single - Farmer
Eleanora COLEMAN- married on Aug. 20, 1868 near Rock Hall, MD by Enoch Stubbs. License filed on Apr. 1, 1869.

page 102 ROLLISON, James A. -Kent -23yrs. -White -Single -Wheelwright
Susan E. LEARY- married on Dec. 27, 1868 in Rock Hall, MD by E. Stubbs. License filed on Jan. 1, 1869.

page 102 ROLLISON, James P.(Polk: *this is my line)- Queen Annes -26yrs -White -Single -Blacksmith
to Sadie BURGESS- married on Feb. 1874 in Chesterville,MD by E. P. Aldred. License filed Feb. 24, 1874.
****I ran the cross reference on Sadie Burgess on page 20: 22yrs. -Kent- White -Single -Lady.

page 103 ROLLISON, Lavinia S.-Kent -20yrs. -White -Single -Lady
Henry P. Skeggs- married on May 12, 1868 in Chestertown,MD by J. B. Quigg. License filed on May 13,1868.

page 103 Rollison, Mary Ann- Kent -White -Widow -Merchant
Samuel C. GLEAVES- married on Mar. 26, 1868 in chestertown, MD by J. T. Murray. License filed on May 13, 1868.

page 105 ROLLISON, Sarah C. -Kent -20yrs. -White -Single -Lady
George W. CARTER- married on July 10, 1872 in Residence by J. J. Murray. License filed on July 13, 1872.

Kent Co., MD Marriage Index for 1886-1895:

page 250 ROLLISON, Ella J. - Kent -19yrs. -White -Single
Charles W. WICKERSON- Application Filed Dec. 27, 1887. No other info. given.

page 262 ROLLISON, Robert C. -Kent -26yrs. -White -Single -
Mary E. NEAL- Application filed on Nov. 9, 1891-Married on Nov. 11, 1891 in Chestertown by Wm. R. Mowbray.

page 262 ROLLISON, Susan E. -Kent -21yrs. -White -Single
William J. BECK- Application filed on May 9, 1888- Married on May 11, 1880 in Fairlee, MD by J. M. Lindale.

page 264 ROLLISSON, Thomas H. -Kent -21yrs. -White -Single
Gertrude COLE- Application filed on April 29, 1892- married on May 4, 1892 by W. R. Mowbray.

Kent Co., MD Marriage License 1895-1915

page 105 ROLLISON, Burgess **This is also my line.**-Kent -19yrs. -White -Single
Clarence M. WEBB- Application Filed Jan. 27, 1900-Applicant: L. P. Atwell- married on Feb. 28, 1900 in Chesterville, Md by J. Edgar Wilson.

page 105 ROLLISON, C. Darmon (or Damon-I wasn't sure)- Kent -22yrs. -White -Single
Mary V. RODNEY- Application filed on Dec. 28, 1896- Applicant: John R. Rollison- married on Dec. 2, 1896 in Rock Hall, MD by James Carroll. License filed Dec. 22, 1896. **these are the dates I found. They seem like they were recorded out of order.

page 106 ROLLISON, Elizabeth (**also my line**)-Kent 21yrs. -White -Single
Cecil C. HOWELL- Application filed on Sept. 23, 1896-Applicant: John Howell -married on Sept. 23, 1896 at Parsonage by Jesse Shreeve. License filed on Sept. 24, 1896.


ROLLISON, Mary E. 1885-1957
ROLLISON, John E. 1881-1947
***both buried at ASHLEY Cemetery in Piney Neck, MD near Rock Hall.

ROLLISON (NO names or dates) on a large stone in Church Hill, MD Cemetery.

page 107 ROLLISON, George L. -Kent -21yrs. -White -Single
Laura V. HUBBARD- Application filed on Aug. 15, 1895- married on Aug. 15, 1895 at Parsonage by Daniel W. Bates. License filed on Aug. 20, 1895.

page 107 ROLLISON, Howard -23yrs. -Kent -White -Single
Eva BOYCE- Application filed on July 14, 1897- Applicant: Howard Rollison- married on July 14, 1897 at Edesville by C. K. McCaslin?. License filed on July 15, 1897.

page 108 ROLLISON, Lydia Jacob -18yrs. -Kent -White -Single
Owen Connelly BEAUCHAMP -Application Filed on Dec. 28, 1903- Applicant: J. Leary Jacquette- married on Dec. 28, 1903 in Pamona by Milton McCaw?. License filed Dec. 29, 1903.

page 108 ROLLISON, Mary Evelyn -Kent -20yrs. -White -Single
Joseph J. WEBB,Jr. (**also my line)-Application filed on Jan. 9, 1900- Applicant: Wallace Atwell- married on Jan. 11, 1900 in Chesterville by J. Edgar Wilson. License filed on Jan. 13, 1900.

page 110 ROLLISON, William L. -Kent -67yrs -White -Widower
Jennie KENDALL- Application filed on Dec. 23, 1911-Applicant: W. L. Rollison- married on Dec. 24, 1911 at brides home by W. N. Conoway. License filed on Dec. 26, 1911.

I hope some of this information will be helpfull to someone. I gathered these various pieces of information on a recent visit to Chestertown, MD.


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