Emaline Roller

12 January 1842–25 May 1879 (Age 37)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Emaline

When Emaline Roller was born on 12 January 1842, in Virginia, United States, her father, Amos Roller, was 39 and her mother, Ellizabeth Rogers, was 35. She married Daniel Bloomer about 1857, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Scott, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 25 May 1879, in Christian, Missouri, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Roller Cemetery, Linden Township, Christian, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Bloomer
Emaline Roller
Marriage: about 1857
James Edward Bloomer
C Bloomer
William Bloomer
James R Bloomer
Mary Elizabeth Bloomer
Millie A. Bloomer
Amendy E. Bloomer
Lucy A. Bloomer

Spouse and Children

about 1857
Scott, Virginia, United States


    James Edward Bloomer


    William Bloomer


    James R Bloomer


    Mary Elizabeth Bloomer


    Millie A. Bloomer


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 18

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname from Swabian roller ‘tom cat’.2 German: occupational name for a carter or driver of a wagon, early New High German roller.3 Scottish: probably a variant of Rollo .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Emeline Bloomer in household of Daniel Bloomer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emeline Roller in household of Elizabeth Roller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Roller in entry for James R Bloomer and Maud E Williams, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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