Samuel C. E. Rothrock

6 February 1870–10 January 1953 (Age 82)
Davidson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Samuel C. E.

When Samuel C. E. Rothrock was born on 6 February 1870, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Rothrock, was 45 and his mother, Elen Berrier, was 39. He married Mary Florence Mayse on 28 August 1895, in Saline, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Liberty Township, Saline, Missouri, United States for about 50 years. He died on 10 January 1953, in Sweet Springs, Saline, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Sweet Springs, Saline, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel C. E. Rothrock
Mary Florence Mayse
Marriage: 28 August 1895
Infant Rothrock
Paul Edwin Rothrock
Lucy Ellen Rothrock
Charles Walton Rothrock

Spouse and Children

28 August 1895
Saline, Missouri, United States


    Infant Rothrock


    Paul Edwin Rothrock



    Charles Walton Rothrock


Parents and Siblings


    Elen Berrier





    Laura A. Rothrock


    Joseph A. A. Rothrock


    Hiram Jacob Rothrock


    John David Rothrock


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1877 · Last Troops Leave

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In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German rōt ‘red’ + roc ‘skirt’, ‘tunic’; hence a nickname, probably for someone who habitually wore a red tunic.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Rothrock, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel Rothrock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel Rothrock, "United States Census, 1930"

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