William Daniel Roll

3 February 1912–25 June 1971 (Age 59)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Daniel

When William Daniel Roll was born on 3 February 1912, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Edward Davies Roll, was 26 and his mother, Jennie Martha Hilton, was 23. He died on 25 June 1971, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 59.

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Edward Davies Roll
Jennie Martha Hilton
Hilton Edward Roll
William Daniel Roll

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Davies Roll


    Jennie Martha Hilton




World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.

Age 17

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German rolle, rulle ‘roll’, ‘list’, possibly applied as a metonymic occupational name for a scribe.2 German: from a short form of the personal names Rudolf or Roland .3 German: habitational name for someone from either of two places named Rolle, in Westphalia and Pomerania.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: William Daniel Roll - Published information: Death record or certificate: death: 25 June 1971; Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Daniel Roll - Published information: birth-name: William Daniel Roll

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