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Roland C. (Rowland) Dare, Sr
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Birth: 1778
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1861
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA

The eldest of four known surviving children of Thomas Cleverly Dare (Dear/Deer)m Lucy Fennel 27 Jan 1778 in Virginia. His Federal Census record in 1820 says born South Carolina. Census record of 1850 says born Virginia.

He married Elinor Cryer about 1802 in North Carolina. Most of their nine children were born in South Carolina. The family appears in 1820 in Illinois census.

His tombstone cannot be found. The cemeteries of Elk Prairie Township have many broken, buried and unreadable stones. Six cemeteries were moved and combined in plots in Mason Cemetery. The individual graves are not named. The area where the cemeteries was is now under Rend Lake.

He is placed in Wolf Prairie Cem. with his brother, Hubbard Dare.

Corrections are welcome.
Family links: 
  Elinor Cryer Dare (1786 - 1840)
  Elizabeth Dare Arendale (1805 - 1862)*
  John Dare (1806 - 1874)*
  Sarah J. Dare Cole (1807 - 1861)*
  Thomas Jefferson Dare (1815 - 1854)*
  Menerva C. Dare Martin (1817 - 1893)*
  Hubbard Roland (Rowland) Dare (1819 - 1894)*
  George Dare (1822 - 1822)*
  Mirah Ann Dare Black (1827 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Wolf Prairie Cemetery
Mount Vernon
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Apr 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36375317
Roland C. (Rowland) Dare, Sr
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- Jean Hooks
 Added: Mar. 9, 2015
My 4th Great Grandfather
- DaWaRa
 Added: Feb. 24, 2011
Wish we had better information on you and Elinor. Rest in peace, g-g-g-grandfather.
- Your descendants
 Added: Apr. 26, 2009

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