Aaron Roller

Brief Life History of Aaron

When Aaron Roller was born on 3 December 1838, in Clark, Ohio, United States, his father, George Roller, was 50 and his mother, Elizabeth Weller, was 43. He married Martha Shull on 22 October 1865, in Clark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Bethel Township, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Bethel, Clark, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 24 February 1917, in New Carlisle, Clark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in New Carlisle Cemetery, New Carlisle, Clark, Ohio, United States.

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Aaron Roller
Martha Shull
Marriage: 22 October 1865
James Albert Roller
Samuel Armstrong Roller
Forest Irvin Roller

Sources (17)

  • Aaron Roller in household of Wilkerson K Hance, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Aaron Roller, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Aaron Roller, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (7)


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

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

German: nickname from Swabian roller ‘tom cat’.

German: occupational name for a carter or driver of a wagon, Early New High German roller.

English (Northumberland): nickname from Middle English roller(e), perhaps an agent derivative of Middle English rolle ‘roll, piece of parchment’ (Old French rolle, roolle, roulle), possibly used for a maker or seller of parchment.

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

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