Pvt William Henry Rollison

Pvt William Henry Rollison

Birth
Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
Death 23 Dec 1900 (aged 64)
Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Central Avenue South, Lot 3 Upper, Site 6
Memorial ID 67318924 · View Source
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Parents:
- William Rollison [1812-1883]
- Henrietta D. (Solomon) Rollison [1805-?]

Married Harriet E. (Clarkson) Rollison

Children:
- Charles Edward Rollison [1874-1936]
- John Carter Rollison [1878-1930]
- William Henry Rollison [1879-1939]
- Thomas Henry Rollison [1884-1961]
- George Cleveland Rollison [1887-1941]

Ferryman on the Gen. Jubal A. Early (White's Ferry)

Military Service - Civil War - UNION
• Enlisted as a Private on 1 August 1862.
• Enlisted in Company E, 1st PHB Infantry Regiment Maryland on 1 Aug 1862.
• Transferred out of Company E, 1st PHB Infantry Regiment Maryland on 8 Apr 1865.
• Transferred into Company E, 13th Infantry Regiment Maryland on 8 Apr 1865.
• Mustered Out Company E, 13th Infantry Regiment Maryland on 29 May 1865.

William Rollison Dies From Being Run Over By A Wagon.
(Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun)

Rockville, MD., Dec. 28. -- Mr. William Rollison, ferryman at White's Ferry, Montgomery County, died on Sunday last as the result of injuries received the preceding day. While ferrying a wagon loaded with coal across the river one of the horses attached to the wagon became fractious. Mr. Rollison went to the assistance of the teamster and was knocked down by the frightened animal, and one of the wheels of the heavy wagon passed over his body. A second later the horses began backing and the wheel passed over him a second time. He was injured internally. A widow and several children survive him. He was 45 years of age.


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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 23 Mar 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 67318924
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William Henry Rollison (6 Jun 1836–23 Dec 1900), Find a Grave Memorial no. 67318924, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .