Evelyn Elizabeth Rollins

Brief Life History of Evelyn Elizabeth

When Evelyn Elizabeth Rollins was born on 8 May 1923, in Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Edward John Rollins, was 29 and her mother, Leona Mae Collins, was 20. She married Ronaldo Joseph Pelchat on 18 May 1942, in Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 17 August 2000, in Holderness, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 77.

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Ronaldo Joseph Pelchat
Evelyn Elizabeth Rollins
Marriage: 18 May 1942
Victoria May Pelchat
Lucien Joseph Pelchat
Ronaldo R. Pelchat

Sources (4)

  • Evelyn Pelchat in entry for Ronaldo Joseph Pelchat, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Evelyn Elizebeth Pelchat, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • Evelyn Rollins in entry for Victoria May Pelchat, "New Hampshire Deaths and Burials, 1784-1949"

World Events (8)


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


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.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Rolling , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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