Kenneth Roller

10 January 1922–21 February 1996 (Age 74)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Kenneth

When Kenneth Roller was born on 10 January 1922, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Elbert F Roller, was 42 and his mother, Laura Begley, was 33. He lived in Civil District 5, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 21 February 1996, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74.

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Elbert F Roller
Laura Begley
Ethel Eugenia Roller
Virgie Dona Roller
Bonnie Opal Roller
Rufus Bascom Roller
Kenneth Roller

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 9

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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 (2)

  • Keneth Roller in household of E F Roller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kenneth Roller in entry for Bonnie Opal Penley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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