William Rollins

11 January 1835–
Louisiana, United States

The Life of William

William Rollins was born on 11 January 1835, in Louisiana, United States. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Lucinda Jane Robinson. He lived in Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1860 and Texas, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

William Rollins
1835–
Lucinda Jane Robinson
1840–1870
William Smith Rollins
1858–1912
Amanda Jane Rollins
1860–1955
Elizabeth Rollins
1863–
John Cornelius Rollins
1865–1895

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    William Smith Rollins

    Male1858–1912Male

    Female1860–1955Female

    Elizabeth Rollins

    Female1863–Female

    John Cornelius Rollins

    Male1865–1895Male

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 9

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Rollo or Rolf .

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Rollins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Rollins, "United States Census, 1870"

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