William ROLAND

Male 1842 - 1917


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  • Born  03 Nov 1842  Danville,Hendricks County,Indiana,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census  02 Oct 1850  Wayne,Marion County,Indiana,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  1856  Washington,Keokuk County,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  04 Jun 1860  Adams,Keokuk,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census  17 Jun 1870  Adams,Keokuk,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census  01 Mar 1875  Miami,Miami County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census  04 Jun 1880  Sunfield,Eaton County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census  1885  English River,Keokuk County,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census  01 Jun 1900  Greenwood,Clare County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census  10 May 1910  Greenwood,Clare County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Died  23 May 1917  Harrison,Clare County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    Buried  27 May 1917  Greenwood Cemetery, Harrison,Clare County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Notes 
    • Civil War Service Record:
      > Enlisted as a Private on February 24, 1863 at the age of 20.
      > Enlisted in Company A, Iowa 7th Cavalry Regiment on 26 Feb 1863.
      > Mustered out on May 17, 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
      [Roster & Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of Rebellion, www.ancestry.com]

      Wm. Roland was born November 3, 1842, near Indianapolis Indiana, and died May 23, 1917, at the home of his son, Charles, in Greenwood township, Clarke (Clare) county, Michigan, aged seventy four years, six months and twenty days. He moved with his parents to Keokuk, Iowa, at the age of twelve years, where he lived until 1861, when he enlisted in the Civil War. That winter he was discharged on account of sickness, but re-enlisted in the spring for three years, or during the war. He served four years, lacking six days. In adult years he and his wife were converted in Eaton county, Michigan, and joined the United Brethren church, of which they remained faithful members. He was married to Alzana Ortley (Oatley) July 10,1872. To them were born five boysand two girls, the oldest boy and youngest girl dying in infancy. He leaves to mourn their loss, his widow, four sons and their wives, one daughter and husband, nineteen grandchildren and many friends. They moved to Clare county about twenty years ago.May the lord bless the bereaved ones. The funeral services were conducted by the writer on Memorial day.
      E.C. Clapp
      [Funeral Card posted by Sandra McCarrick at www.ancestry.com]
    Person ID  I200  Our Ancestors
    Last Modified  1 Nov 2017 

    Father  Peter ROLAND,   b. 08 Feb 1808, Kentucky,,,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1890, Adams,Keokuk,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Martha HAWKINS,   b. 25 Dec 1812, ,Bath County,Kentucky,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1894, Iowa,,,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  07 May 1837  Danville,Hendricks County,Indiana,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F6126  Group Sheet

    Family  Alzana N OATLEY,   b. 30 Sep 1854, Chester,Eaton County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1943, Lansing,Ingham County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Jul 1872  Sigourney,Keokuk County,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12
    Children 
     1. Cora ROLAND,   b. 10 Jun 1873, ,Keokuk County,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Chester Albert ROLAND,   b. 10 Jun 1873, ,Keokuk County,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1873, ,Keokuk County,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charles Edwin ROLAND,   b. 25 Nov 1876, ,Keokuk County,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jan 1959, Lansing,Ingham County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Herbert ROLAND,   b. 16 Oct 1878, Keokuk,Lee County,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1942, Gladwin,Gladwin County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Peter ROLAND,   b. 06 Jan 1880, Sunfield,Eaton County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1964, Clare,Clare County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Henry Clay ROLAND,   b. 14 Aug 1882, Keokuk,Lee County,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1943, Detroit,Wayne County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Martha Elizabeth ROLAND,   b. 29 Sep 1885, Webster,Keokuk County,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1942, Harrison,Clare County,Michigan,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Lillian ROLAND,   b. 08 Mar 1893,   d. 1897
    Last Modified  3 Sep 2016 
    Family ID  F64  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 03 Nov 1842 - Danville,Hendricks County,Indiana,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 02 Oct 1850 - Wayne,Marion County,Indiana,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jul 1872 - Sigourney,Keokuk County,Iowa,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 01 Mar 1875 - Miami,Miami County,Kansas,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 04 Jun 1880 - Sunfield,Eaton County,Michigan,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 01 Jun 1900 - Greenwood,Clare County,Michigan,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 May 1910 - Greenwood,Clare County,Michigan,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 May 1917 - Harrison,Clare County,Michigan,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 May 1917 - Greenwood Cemetery, Harrison,Clare County,Michigan,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    ROLAND, William & Alzana
    ROLAND, William & Alzana
    William & Alzana ROLAND
    Roland Family
    Roland Family
    Roland homestead located 1 1/4 mile north of Lilly Lake, west of Harrison, Michigan ca. 1907.
    Standing left to right: Hazel Roland, William H. Roland, Edna Roland, Henry Roland holding William C Roland, Jessie Roland holding Virla Roland, Charles Roland, Lizzie Carson holding Lila Carson.
    Sitting left to right: John Roland holding Herbert & Forrest Roland, William Roland, Alzana Roland, Jim Carson with Alma Carson.

    Headstones
    ROLAND, William
    ROLAND, William
    1842 - 1917

  • Sources 
    1. [S308] Roland Family Tree, (John F. Roland, compiler, (rolandjf), Roland Family Tree, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, (www.ancestry.com)), Updated before July 21, 2009.

    2. [S12] 1850 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1850 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, 2005, (www.ancestry.com)), Wayne, Marion, Indiana, p. -- (penned), -- (stamped), dwelling 315, family 315, Peter Roland. Image 46/57..

    3. [S311] 1856 Iowa census, population schedule, (On-Line Database, 1856 Iowa census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, 2007, (www.ancestry.com)), Washington, Keokuk, Iowa, p. -- (penned), 1268 (stamped), dwelling 18, family 19, Peter Roland. Image 19/26..

    4. [S15] 1860 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, 2004, (www.ancestry.com)), Adams, Keokuk, Iowa, p. 10 (penned), -- (stamped), dwelling 69, family 64, Peter Rolin. Image 4/13..

    5. [S17] 1870 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1870 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, 2003, (www.ancestry.com)), Adams, Keokuk, Iowa, p. 13 (penned), 261 (stamped), dwelling 78, family 80, Peter Roland. Image 13/22..

    6. [S238] 1855-1925 Kansas census, population schedule, (On-Line Database, Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, 2009, (www.ancestry.com)), Miami, Miami, Kansas, ED p. 11 (penned), dwelling 2, family 2, Wm Roland. Image 6/23..

    7. [S18] 1880 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1880 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc Provo, UT, 2005, (www.ancestry.com)), Sunfield, Eaton, Michigan, ED 63, p. 9 (penned), 68A (stamped), dwelling 29, family 95, William Roland. Image 9/32..

    8. [S99] 1836-1925 Iowa State Census Collection, (On-Line Database, Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, 2007, (www.ancestry.com)), English River, Keokuk, Iowa, p. -- (penned), 102 (stamped), dwelling 53, family 55, William Roland. Image 9/38..

    9. [S19] 1900 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1900 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, 2004, (www.ancestry.com)), Greenwood, Clare, Michigan, ED 25, p. 3 (penned), 293A (stamped), dwelling 57, family 57, William Roland. Image 5/10..

    10. [S29] 1910 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1910 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Provo, UT, 2006, (www.ancestry.com)), Greenwood, Clare, Michigan, ED 33, p. 7 (penned), B (stamped), dwelling 104, family 104, William Roland. Image 13/13..

    11. [S310] Michigan, Death Records, 1897-1920, (Digital images. Death Records, 1897-1920, Seeking Michigan, 2008, (http://seekingmichigan.org/)), Certificate # 29 (1917).

    12. [S9485202] Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996, (On-Line Database, Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, (www.ancestry.com)), Place: Keokuk (1872).


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