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John Willis Rothrock
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1877
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1941
Marion County
Florida, USA

John Willis Rothrock was the eldest of twelve known children of John Gideon Rothrock (1854-1929) and Lucinda Mariah Lawrence (1857-1927), who married 24 Dec 1876 at Forsyth County, North Carolina.

John first married to Jennie Florence Smith (1877-190)on 24 Jan 1897 at Davie County, North Carolina. It is not known where Jennie is buried. John and Jennie were the parents of three known children, namely:

1. Bessie R. Rothrock (1898-p1910)
2. May B. Rothrock (1900-p1910)
3. infant child Rothrock (???-???)

Bessie and May were living with their father and stepmother in 1910 at Elkhorn, McDowell County, North Carolina. Nothing else is known of Bessie or May.

After Jennie died, John remarried to Martha (went by Mattie) Louise Compton (1880-1952) on 16 Dec 1909 at Tazewell County, Virginia. Mattie was thought to be half American Indiana by ancestry. John and Mattie were the parents of two known children, namely:

4. Virginia Lillian Rothrock Bell (1912-2001)
5. Margaret L. Rothrock Taylor (1917-1985)

Links to John's parents, his second known wife, two of his five known children and nine of his eleven known siblings are included below.
Family links: 
  John Gideon Rothrock (1854 - 1929)
  Lucinda Mariah Lawrence Rothrock (1857 - 1927)
  Martha Louisa Compton Rothrock (1880 - 1952)*
  Virginia Lillian Rothrock Bell (1912 - 2001)*
  Margaret L Rothrock Taylor (1917 - 1985)*
  John Willis Rothrock (1877 - 1941)
  Edward Lee Rothrock (1879 - 1939)*
  Daisy Viola Rothrock Williamson (1881 - 1937)*
  Albert Lindsay Rothrock (1883 - 1918)*
  Eugene Davis Rothrock (1885 - 1933)*
  Harry Emmanuel Rothrock (1888 - 1959)*
  Charlie Clarence Rothrock (1892 - 1913)*
  Susie Elizabeth Rothrock Luper (1893 - 1975)*
  Reuben Rink Rothrock (1895 - 1950)*
  Walter Lee Rothrock (1898 - 1981)*
*Calculated relationship
Ocklawaha Bridge Cemetery
Marion County
Florida, USA
Maintained by: Dan Stevenson
Originally Created by: No Guts, No Glory
Record added: Sep 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21651315
John Willis Rothrock
Added by: No Guts, No Glory
John Willis Rothrock
Added by: No Guts, No Glory
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