Creator

Date Original

1874-1971

Description

This collection contains correspondence and papers related to education and genealogy and images related to the Rollison family of Dewitt and Almyra, Arkansas County, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Rollison family moved from Indiana to Arkansas in 1879. They lived in DeWitt and Almyra, Arkansas County, Arkansas. Thaddeus Warsaw Rollison (1858 November 10-1953 August 29) was the son of Charles Perry (1827-1895) and Matilda Runser Rollison (1823-1898). Thaddeus W. married Rosa Etta Coffey, age seventeen, the daughter of Shelton and Dicy Sanders Coffey, in Arkansas County on October 26, 1879. To this union were born Eva A. (1880), Alma Kate (1882), Nathan Jersey (1884), Cora May (1886), Ina Belle (1888), Charles Shelton (1890), Pearl (1892), Ralph Thaddeus (1894), Nora (1897), Estelle (1899), and Mable (1901). Thaddeus told the story of his family's move to Arkansas from Indiana on a flatboat when he was a teen in the series "From Indiana to Arkansas," Arkansas Democrat Magazine section, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 1937.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

DeWitt and Almyra, Arkansas County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MG.00184

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Rollison family papers, MG.00184

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Rollison family papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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