Albert Roland

Brief Life History of Albert

When Albert Roland was born in 1867, in Missouri, United States, his father, William Rowlin, was 25 and his mother, Nancy W. Hicks, was 22. He lived in Goose Creek, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1880. He died in 1905, at the age of 38.

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William Rowlin
1843–
Nancy W. Hicks
1845–1894
Frank Burton Roland
1866–1940
Albert Roland
1867–1905

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  • Albert Roland in household of Chas C Haynes, "United States Census, 1880"

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

French, Walloon, German, English, and Scottish: from an ancient Germanic personal name composed of hrōd ‘fame, renown’ + land ‘land’. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the more common French variant Rolland . See also English Rowland .

Norwegian (also Røland): habitational name from any of several farms named Rødland mainly in Hordaland or Røyland mainly in Agder, most of them from Old Norse reyrr ‘heap of stones’ or reyrr ‘rush’ (a plant) + the second element land ‘(piece of) land, farmstead’. Compare Rolland .

Norwegian: habitational name from the farm name Roland in Lillehammer, with the first element Old Norse ruth ‘clearing’, or Roland in Agder around Lindesnes, with the first element possibly the Old Norse personal name Rói (either a short form of names beginning with Ro(d)- ‘fame, honor’ or composed with a word for ‘giant’ or ‘pagan priest’). The second element of the farm names is land ‘(piece of) land, farmstead’.

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

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