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Descendants of Benson Fletcher Rollins
Submitted by Beverly Cleaves

Generation No. 1

1. BENSON FLETCHER1 ROLLINS was born 04 Aug 1838 in Clay County, WVa, and died 20 Dec 1893 in Kanawha Co., WVa. He married FLORENCE MAIZE JONES Dec 1860, daughter of LEWIS JONES and SARAH WILLIAMS.

Notes for BENSON FLETCHER ROLLINS:
1850 Nicholas Co Wva Census
ROLLINS FELTCHER # 364 T: 43RD DISTRICT R452 (living with Campbell and Rebecca (Stephenson) Woods)
ROLLINS GEORGE # 359 T: 43RD DISTRICT R452

1860 Clay Co WVa census
ROLLINS, George- 40/ Mary (Stephenson)- 30/ Henry- 14/ William L- 13/ Sarah M-
11/ Araminta- 9/ Rosanna- 7/ Rebecca J- 3/ Fletcher- 21

1870 Clay Co WVa census
Rollins, Benson F. age 30 M W Dep. Sheriff
Florence M, 28 F W keeping house
Leala B 8 F W
Everett B 6 M W
Edward F 5 M W
Harry 10/12 M W



Children of BENSON ROLLINS and FLORENCE JONES are:
i.LAURA2 ROLLINS.
ii.PRUDENCE ROLLINS.
iii.BURNSIDE ROLLINS.
2.iv.EDWARD FRYE ROLLINS, b. 06 Oct 1865, Clay Co.,WV; d. 1948, WVa.
v.HARVEY ROLLINS.
vi.JOHN ROLLINS.
vii.GEORGE ROLLINS.
viii.KEENAN ROLLINS.
ix.LEALA B ROLLINS, b. 1862.
x.EVERETT B ROLLINS, b. 1864.
xi.HARRY ROLLINS, b. 1870.
xii.NORA ROLLINS, b. 06 Aug 1878; d. May 1964.
xiii.LELA ROLLINS, b. 19 Sep 1881.
3.xiv.VIRGIL FLEM ROLLINS, b. 13 Jun 1885, Charleston, WVa; d. 24 Feb
1959, Charleston, WVa.


Generation No. 2

2. EDWARD FRYE2 ROLLINS (BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 06 Oct 1865 in Clay Co.,WV, and died 1948 in WVa. He married GRACE JANE WITHROW 21 Aug 1889 in Putnam CO, WVa.

Notes for EDWARD FRYE ROLLINS: Buried:Cunningham Memeorial Park,ST. Albans,WVa

Notes for GRACE JANE WITHROW: Buried:Cunningham Memeorial Park,ST. Albans,WVa

Marriage Notes for EDWARD ROLLINS and GRACE WITHROW:
Edward Frye Rollins, age 23, born in the County of Clay and State of WV, and
Miss Gracey Jane Withrow, age 20, born in the County of Putman, and State of WV,
were married at J. H. Withrow's, in the County of Putnam and State of WV, on the
21st day of August 1889, by Rev. R. L. Workman ( This was copied directly off
their marriage certificate by Iona Jones)

Children of EDWARD ROLLINS and GRACE WITHROW are:
4.i.OLLIE BAXTER3 ROLLINS, b. 13 Jul 1891, WVa; d. 12 Jun 1971,
Bakersfield, CA.
5.ii.HUGH VIRGIL ROLLINS, b. 03 Aug 1895, WVa; d. Aug 1966,
Bakersfield, CA.
iii.BESSIE L ROLLINS, b. 09 Jul 1903, WVa; d. 12 Sep 1906, WVa.
6.iv.MERLIE FLORENCE ROLLINS, b. 02 Jun 1905, WVa; d. 28 Jun 1979,
Dunbar, Kanawha, WVa.
v.INFANT DAUGHTER ROLLINS, b. 05 Jun 1890; d. 05 Jun 1890.

3. VIRGIL FLEM2 ROLLINS (BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 13 Jun 1885 in Charleston, WVa, and died 24 Feb 1959 in Charleston, WVa. He married MARGARET ISABEL PATTERSON 24 Dec 1906 in Charleston, WVa, daughter of JAMES PATTERSON and MARY COLEMAN.


Children of VIRGIL ROLLINS and MARGARET PATTERSON are:
i.DOUGLAS FRANKLIN3 ROLLINS, d. 18 Aug 1943.
7.ii.LUCY MYRTLE ROLLINS, b. 07 Jan 1904; d. 08 Jun 1985.
iii.RUBY J. ROLLINS, b. 06 Nov 1907; d. 05 Jan 1908.
iv.NORA MAY ROLLINS, b. 17 Jan 1909; d. 04 Feb 1963; m. EMORY
DARBY, 20 Jul 1927.
v.HUBERT VIRGIL ROLLINS, b. 12 Dec 1910; d. 11 Sep 1911.
8.vi.LAWRENCE L. ROLLINS, b. 01 Jun 1913; d. 20 Aug 1963.
9.vii.RAYMOND RUSSELL ROLLINS, b. 22 Dec 1916, WVa; d. 06 Dec 1969,
Columbus, OH.
10.viii.JAMES FLETCHER ROLLINS, b. 01 Jul 1920, Charleston, WVa; d. 02
May 1983, Charleston, WVa.
11.ix.ROBERT RODGER ROLLINS, b. 10 Jan 1923, Charleston, WVa; d. 04
Mar 1995, Melbourne, FL.
x.DELBERT EARL ROLLINS, b. 07 Jan 1925; d. 10 Apr 1928.


Generation No. 3

4. OLLIE BAXTER3 ROLLINS (EDWARD FRYE2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 13 Jul 1891 in WVa, and died 12 Jun 1971 in Bakersfield, CA. He married MARGUERITE DURST 19 Feb 1911 in Putnam CO, WVa.

Child of OLLIE ROLLINS and MARGUERITE DURST is:
i.JAQUELINE LOUISE4 ROLLINS, b. 02 May 1921.

5. HUGH VIRGIL3 ROLLINS (EDWARD FRYE2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 03 Aug 1895 in WVa, and died Aug 1966 in Bakersfield, CA. He married CHARLOTTE CONTREAU 09 Oct 1919 in New York, NY.

Notes for HUGH VIRGIL ROLLINS:
SS#: 713-14-2511

Children of HUGH ROLLINS and CHARLOTTE CONTREAU are:
i.WANETA MADELYN4 ROLLINS, b. 08 Nov 1912; m. W. HOWARD LONG.
ii.HAROLD EDWARD ROLLINS, b. 14 Jul 1920; d. Jul 1970, CA.

More About HAROLD EDWARD ROLLINS:
Cause of Death: Suicide


6. MERLIE FLORENCE3 ROLLINS (EDWARD FRYE2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 02 Jun 1905 in WVa, and died 28 Jun 1979 in Dunbar, Kanawha, WVa. She married ROY LEE ROSE 27 Aug 1921 in WVa.

Notes for MERLIE FLORENCE ROLLINS:
SS# 234-34-5824 Buried: Tyler Mountain Memeorial Gardens, Cross Lanes,WVa


Notes for ROY LEE ROSE:
SS# 232-12-4011 Buried: Tyler Mountain Memeorial Gardens, Cross Lanes,WVa

Children of MERLIE ROLLINS and ROY ROSE are:
12.i.GERALDINE FLORENCE4 ROSE, b. 25 May 1922.
ii.ROBERT EDWARD ROSE, b. 09 May 1924.
iii.INFANT BOY ROSE, b. 1925.
13.iv.PAUL FREDERICK ROSE, b. 23 Sep 1929, WVa; d. 10 Dec 1996,
Charleston, Kanawha CO., WVa.

7. LUCY MYRTLE3 ROLLINS (VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 07 Jan 1904, and died 08 Jun 1985. She married JOHN D WITHROW 10 Jul 1920.

Notes for LUCY MYRTLE ROLLINS:
[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2 M-Z, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index:
U.S., Date of Import: 17 Jan 1998, Internal Ref. #1.112.5.118196.187]

Individual: Withrow, Lucy
Social Security #: 234-34-0302
SS# issued in: West Virginia

Birth date: 4 Jan 1904
Death date: Jun 1985

Residence code: Indiana

ZIP Code of last known residence: 46151
Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:

Martinsville, Indiana


Children of LUCY ROLLINS and JOHN WITHROW are:
14.i.MARY FRANCIS4 WITHROW, b. 1943. D. 13 Feb 2000
ii.EARL BUD WITHROW, d. 1996.
15.iii.RETHA WITHROW.
iv.LOUISE WITHROW.
v.EDITH WITHROW.
vi.RAYMOND VIRGIL WITHROW, b. 19 Jan 1935; d. 11 Mar 1947.

8. LAWRENCE L.3 ROLLINS (VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 01 Jun 1913, and died 20 Aug 1963. He married MILDRED M COTTRELL 24 Mar 1932.


Children of LAWRENCE ROLLINS and MILDRED COTTRELL are:
i.BETTY4 ROLLINS, d. 1972, Elkview, WVa; m. CECIL H SMITH.

Notes for CECIL H SMITH:
Info from Funeral Program.
Age: 62 yrs 1 mo. 19 Days
Services: Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Elkview, WVa
Interment: Mt. Alpha Cemetary, Charleston, WVa

ii.LORRAINE ROLLINS, b. 1937; m. JENKINS.
16.iii.LAWRENCE L ROLLINS , JR, b. 1935; d. 25 Mar 1999, Charleston,
Kanawha CO., WVa.

9. RAYMOND RUSSELL3 ROLLINS (VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 22 Dec 1916 in WVa1, and died 06 Dec 1969 in Columbus, OH2. He married NANCY ANN THOMPSON 06 Feb 1943.


Notes for NANCY ANN THOMPSON:
Services: R. Lee Williams & Son Chapel 12 Aug 1995 @ 3:00PM
Rev. Bob Brookhart
Interment: Obetz Cemetary, St. PetersBurg, FL

Children of RAYMOND ROLLINS and NANCY THOMPSON are:
i.JOE DANA4 ROLLINS, b. 14 Oct 1942; m. DIANE.
17.ii.ROBERT RUSSELL ROLLINS, b. 07 Jul 1943.
18.iii.JANET SUE ROLLINS, b. 07 Dec 1946.
iv.RICKY ROLLINS, b. 24 Jul 1962.

10. JAMES FLETCHER3 ROLLINS (VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 01 Jul 1920 in Charleston, WVa, and died 02 May 1983 in Charleston, WVa. He married (1) COZZETTE L KELLEY 16 Apr 1938. He married (2) JUANITA CARTER 25 Jun 1949.

Notes for JAMES FLETCHER ROLLINS:
SSN 233-28-1420


Children of JAMES ROLLINS and COZZETTE KELLEY are:
i.PATTY4 ROLLINS.
ii.JAMES ROLLINS.
iii.MARGARET LAVELLE ROLLINS, b. 25 Aug 1939; d. 06 May 1985.

Notes for MARGARET LAVELLE ROLLINS:
[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2 M-Z, Ed. 5,
Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: 17 Jan 1998, Internal Ref.
#1.112.5.59784.38]

Individual: Rollins, Margaret
Social Security #: 234-02-0346
SS# issued in: West Virginia

Birth date: 25 Aug 1939
Death date: May 1985

Residence code: West Virginia

ZIP Code of last known residence: 26105
Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:

Vienna, West Virginia




11. ROBERT RODGER3 ROLLINS (VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 10 Jan 1923 in Charleston, WVa, and died 04 Mar 1995 in Melbourne, FL. He married OPAL LOUISE DAY 12 May 1948 in Charleston, WVa, daughter of MARION DAY and NONA GRIFFITH.


[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2 M-Z, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: 17 Jan 1998, Internal Ref. #1.112.5.59789.135]

Individual: Rollins, Robert
Social Security #: 235-28-2799
SS# issued in: West Virginia

Birth date: 10 Jan 1923
Death date: 4 Mar 1995


ZIP Code of last known residence: 32935
Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:

Melbourne, Florida

Children of ROBERT ROLLINS and OPAL DAY are:
19.i.SHARON FAYE4 ROLLINS, b. 14 May 1950, South Charleston, WVa.
20.ii.BEVERLY JEAN ROLLINS, b. 02 Nov 1955, Charleston, WVa.


Generation No. 4

12. GERALDINE FLORENCE4 ROSE (MERLIE FLORENCE3 ROLLINS, EDWARD FRYE2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 25 May 1922. She married (1) JACK WARD. She married (2) JOSEPH AUSTIN LEMON.

Notes for GERALDINE FLORENCE ROSE:
Buried: Tyler Mountain Memorial Gardens, St. Albans, WVa

Notes for JOSEPH AUSTIN LEMON:
Buried: Tyler Mountain Memorial Gardens

Children of GERALDINE ROSE and JOSEPH LEMON are:
21.i.LINDA LOU5 LEMON, b. 15 Oct 1951.
22.ii.JOSEPH AUSTIN LEMON II, b. 18 Jan 1956.

13. PAUL FREDERICK4 ROSE (MERLIE FLORENCE3 ROLLINS, EDWARD FRYE2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 23 Sep 1929 in WVa, and died 10 Dec 1996 in Charleston, Kanawha CO., WVa. He married NORMA JEAN BEAVERS, daughter of GUY BEAVERS and ERNA MILLER.

Notes for PAUL FREDERICK ROSE:
SS# 232-32-3377
Buried: Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity, WVa


Notes for NORMA JEAN BEAVERS:
Buried: Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity, WVa

Children of PAUL ROSE and NORMA BEAVERS are:
23.i.IONA JAYLE5 ROSE, b. 22 Sep 1958, WVa.
24.ii.MARTIN EDWARD ROSE, b. 08 Jan 1956, WVa.

14. MARY FRANCIS4 WITHROW (LUCY MYRTLE3 ROLLINS, VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 1943. She died 13 Feb 2000 in Tampa Fl. She married Jerry \\.


Children of MARY WITHROW and Jerry are:
i.WILLIAM5 ?.
ii.DWAYNE ?.
iii.KEITH ?.

15. RETHA4 WITHROW (LUCY MYRTLE3 ROLLINS, VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1). She married PHILLIP KING.


Children of RETHA WITHROW and PHILLIP KING are:
i.JANEY5 KING.
ii.BEVERLY KING.

16. LAWRENCE L4 ROLLINS , JR (LAWRENCE L.3, VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 1935, and died 25 Mar 1999 in Charleston, Kanawha CO., WVa.

Notes for LAWRENCE L ROLLINS , JR:
Obituary- Charleston Daily Mail
Lawrence L. Rollins
Lawrence L. Rollins, 64, of South Charleston died Thursday, March 25, 1999, in CAMC, Memorial Division, after a long illness.

He was a maintenance employee with G.H. Kellog.

Surviving: companion, Corine Wright; daughter, Judy Malary Jones of Dunbar; stepdaughters, Debbie and Dorthy; stepson, William; sister, Lorraine Jenkins of South Charleston; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Rose of Sharon Christian Fellowship Church, South Charleston. Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements.


Child of LAWRENCE L ROLLINS , JR is:
i.JUDY5 ROLLINS.

17. ROBERT RUSSELL4 ROLLINS (RAYMOND RUSSELL3, VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 07 Jul 1943. He married KATHY.


Children of ROBERT ROLLINS and KATHY are:
i.WILLIAM RUSSELL5 ROLLINS.
ii.CYNTHIA ROLLINS.
iii.SCOTT ROLLINS.

18. JANET SUE4 ROLLINS (RAYMOND RUSSELL3, VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 07 Dec 1946. She married DICK WADDLE.


Child of JANET ROLLINS and DICK WADDLE is:
25.i.DARLENE5 WADDLE, b. 29 Jul 1964.

19. SHARON FAYE4 ROLLINS (ROBERT RODGER3, VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 14 May 1950 in South Charleston, WVa. She married (1) GARY EDWARD BRINKOETTER 21 Jun 1968 in Melbourne, FL, son of LYLE BRINKOETTER and ELLEN NEWTON. She met (2) MICHAEL SANTORE 1989 in Melbourne, Florida, son of FRANK SANTORE.


Child of SHARON ROLLINS and GARY BRINKOETTER is:
26.i.LORI ANN5 BRINKOETTER, b. 20 Dec 1968, Melbourne, FL.

20. BEVERLY JEAN4 ROLLINS (ROBERT RODGER3, VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 02 Nov 1955 in Charleston, WVa. She married ROY GILBERT ELSWORTH CLEAVES 09 Nov 1974 in Melbourne, Florida, son of GILBERT CLEAVES and BARBARA SAXTON.


Notes for ROY GILBERT ELSWORTH CLEAVES:
US Navy Oct 1968 - Feb 1973. Served on USS Saratoga

Child of BEVERLY ROLLINS and ROY CLEAVES is:
i.DANEN ROBERT5 CLEAVES, b. 02 Dec 1992, Melbourne, FL.



Generation No. 5

21. LINDA LOU5 LEMON (GERALDINE FLORENCE4 ROSE, MERLIE FLORENCE3 ROLLINS, EDWARD FRYE2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 15 Oct 1951. She married (1) DEWEY FRANKLIN TURLEY. She married (2) DONN GANN. She married (3) ARCHIE SNEDEGAR in Poca, WVa.


Child of LINDA LEMON and DEWEY TURLEY is:
i.JENNIFER LYNN6 TURLEY, b. 12 Jun 1971.

22. JOSEPH AUSTIN5 LEMON II (GERALDINE FLORENCE4 ROSE, MERLIE FLORENCE3 ROLLINS, EDWARD FRYE2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 18 Jan 1956. He married PAM GIBSON 1974.


Child of JOSEPH LEMON and PAM GIBSON is:
i.TIMOTHY JOSEPH6 LEMON, b. 21 Jan 1982.

23. IONA JAYLE5 ROSE (PAUL FREDERICK4, MERLIE FLORENCE3 ROLLINS, EDWARD FRYE2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 22 Sep 1958 in WVa. She married (1) JOHN EDWARD MARKHAM 26 May 1979. She married (2) JAMES WALTER JONES 19 Sep 1997.


Children of IONA ROSE and JOHN MARKHAM are:
27.i.SHANNON ROSE6 MARKHAM, b. 23 Mar 1981.
ii.JOHN-FREDERICK CHARLES MARKHAM, b. 09 Dec 1986.

Child of IONA ROSE and JAMES JONES is:
iii.CHRISTIAN JAMES6 JONES, b. 27 Dec 1995.

24. MARTIN EDWARD5 ROSE (PAUL FREDERICK4, MERLIE FLORENCE3 ROLLINS, EDWARD FRYE2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 08 Jan 1956 in WVa. He married DONNA MARLENE MORGAN 01 Aug 1981 in WVa.


Children of MARTIN ROSE and DONNA MORGAN are:
i.PAUL GUY6 ROSE, b. 06 Sep 1981.
ii.SHANE MONROE ROSE, b. 01 Jun 1987.

25. DARLENE5 WADDLE (JANET SUE4 ROLLINS, RAYMOND RUSSELL3, VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 29 Jul 1964.


Child of DARLENE WADDLE is:
i.RANDY6 WADDLE, b. 03 Mar 1980.

26. LORI ANN5 BRINKOETTER (SHARON FAYE4 ROLLINS, ROBERT RODGER3, VIRGIL FLEM2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 20 Dec 1968 in Melbourne, FL. She married (1) STEPHAN RICHARD CHORNY 26 Dec 1986 in Melbourne, FL, son of ALEX CHORNY and MARY. She met (2) JOSEPH FRANCIOSI 1992 in Melbourne, Florida.


Children of LORI BRINKOETTER and STEPHAN CHORNY are:
i.MELISSA FAYE6 CHORNY, b. 15 Oct 1987, Melbourne, FL.
ii.STEPHAN RICHARD CHORNY II, b. 06 Nov 1988, Melbourne, FL.

Child of LORI BRINKOETTER and JOSEPH FRANCIOSI is:
iii.TATIANA RENEE6 FRANCIOSI, b. 31 Aug 1993, Melbourne, Florida; d.
06 Dec 1993, Melbourne, Florida.


Generation No. 6

27. SHANNON ROSE6 MARKHAM (IONA JAYLE5 ROSE, PAUL FREDERICK4, MERLIE FLORENCE3 ROLLINS, EDWARD FRYE2, BENSON FLETCHER1) was born 23 Mar 1981.


Child of SHANNON ROSE MARKHAM is:
i.DREW THOMAS7 MARKHAM, b. 14 Jul 1998.


Endnotes

1. Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index:
U.S., Date of Import: 16 Oct 1997, Internal Ref. #1.112.5.59788.144
2. Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index:
U.S., Date of Import: 16 Oct 1997, Internal Ref. #1.112.5.59788.144

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