Robert P. Roulston was a "wood craftsman and farmer," belonged to the Church of Christ, and was approximately 6 feet tall, 170 pounds, and had a dark complexion. He was a farmer who hunted for his meat.
R. P. Roulston kept bees and had a blacksmith shop out back. When people got sick or hurt, they came to him because he had studied medical books. They used the stars to give medicine by. R. P. knew all about the moon and constellations, and used to point them out to the grandchildren. He loved music and books. Usually the school teachers for Wildcat Hollow stayed at his house.
This is my great grandfather, truly the patriarch of our family. For those of you who spell your family name Roulston, I have built a memorial for him under that name. I also have many cousin who spell the family name, Rawlston, Ralston, and Rolstone. ...(Read more) -
Nancy Brown Added: May. 23, 2014