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Charles Perry Rollison
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1827, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1895
De Witt
Arkansas County
Arkansas, USA

Chales Perry Rollison was the husband of Matilda Runser Rusher Rollison and father of Thaddeus Rollison, Matilda Rollison (Johnson), Charles Rollison (who died at about 7 years of age),Addison Rollison and Marion Rollison.

During the winter of 1873 Charles Perry Rollison and his family moved from Indiana to Arkansas on a flatboat which he built with the help of his sons and stepsons. His son Thaddeus W. Rollison told the story of their amazing journey in a series of articles which appeared in the Arkansas Democrat newspaper in 1937.

Charles was the step father of:
John Rusher, Henry Rusher, Michael Rusher, Jeremiah Rusher and Mary Rusher (Baker).

Charles and Matilda also raised Mary Ann McGraw from infancy. Her father, a farmer named Joseph was unable to care for his baby daughter after the death of his wife a few days after Mary's birth. (Mary appeared on the 1880 census as a four year old living in the household of Charles and Matilda Rollison.) Mary remained close with her father through the years but after he died when she was a young teenager; Charles filed papers and became her legal guardian.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Rollison (1784 - 1846)
  Sarah Cox Rollison (1794 - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  Matilda Runser Rollison (1823 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  Thaddeus Warsaw Rollison (1858 - 1953)*
  Charles Perry Rollison (1860 - 1867)*
  Matilda Eleanor Rollison Johnson (1861 - 1905)*
  Addison Sherman Rollison (1863 - 1946)*
  Marion Rollison (1865 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Rollison (1811 - 1811)*
  James Rollison (1815 - 1870)*
  Eleanor Heskett (1817 - 1894)*
  Rebecca Rollison (1819 - 1830)*
  John Rollison (1820 - 1902)*
  Nancy W. Rollison Davis (1823 - 1901)*
  Ambrose Rollison (1825 - 1906)*
  Charles Perry Rollison (1827 - 1895)
  William Jasper Rollison (1832 - 1885)*
  George Washington Rollison (1832 - 1918)*
  Thomas Rollison (1833 - 1833)*
  Henry Rollison (1835 - 1835)*
  Isaac Rollison (1837 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
De Witt Cemetery
De Witt
Arkansas County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Janet Amtower
Record added: May 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14320704
Charles Perry Rollison
Added by: Janet Amtower
 
Charles Perry Rollison
Added by: Janet Amtower
 
Charles Perry Rollison
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