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Theodore Emery Rolls & Agnes J. Martin

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Husband

 Theodore Emery Rolls

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 17 Apr 1873 Bedford Springs, Pennsylvania  (birth-date & place from death-certificate)
Marriage 4 Jul 1894 Residence of Marshall Martin, Weston, Lewis, West Virginia  [ marriage-license page 303 No.68 ]*
Death 9 May 1942 Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #6485 ]
Burial  Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia
his Father  
his Mother  Laura Streets  (1850-1924)  [ death-certificate# 14713 ]
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Hypostatic Pneumonia / Edocarditis (age 69y-0m-22d)
*on their marriage-license, Theodore's given-name is "Dory", his birthplace: Hampshire, WV, his residence: Marion, WV
Wife

 Agnes Jane Martin

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 16 Jun 1875 Weston, Lewis, West Virginia  (birth-date & place from death-certificate)
Death 2 Nov 1955 Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #14292 ]
Burial  Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  
her Father  Robert Marshall Martin (son of Robert & Mary Ann Martin)
her Mother  Ellen Dickison  (daughter of Harriet Dickison)
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Cancer of Large Bowel (age 80y-4m-16d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State [Source] Spouse
1 M Emery Rolls b Nov 1894 Marion, WV  (birth mo-year from 1900 census)  
m 6 Mar 1916 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 368 ]  Ann Alberta Thornton
d 1 Sep 1941 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate# 15061 ] bur: Maple Grove Cem.
2 M Theodore Nelson
(their "nephew" in the 1910 census)
b 7 Jul 1904 Marion, WV   (birth date/place from death-certificate)  (sp. 1904-1970)
m 16 Feb 1922 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 224 ]  Sarah E. Fisher
m      Ressie Mae - - -
d 16 Jul 1958 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate# 10853 ] bur: Maple Grove Cem
Notes about Children: Theodore and Agnes may have adopted their nephew Theodore Nelson. In the 1910 census Theodore Nelson is 6 years old and a "nephew" and in the 1920 census he is 15 years old and his name is Theodore Rolls, Jr.

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  Theodore Emery Rolls Spouse:  Agnes J. Martin
Date / Place of Birth:  1873 / Bedford, PA Date / Place of Birth:  1875 / Lewis, WV
Date / Place of Death:  1942 / Marion, WV Date / Place of Death:  1955 / Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place:  1894 / Lewis, WV
1880 ST WV COUNTY:  Hampshire ED ED:29; Springfield Township Pg# no 18
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Rolls, Laura 33 WV WV-WV; House Servant
", Theodore 6 WV WV-WV
Lines 13-14; Enum-Dwelling #117; Enum-Family #120
(Theodore & Laura Rolls are in the Charles M. & Mary S. French household)
1880 ST WV COUNTY:  Lewis ED ED:134; Weston District Pg# no. 39
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Martin, Marsh 33 WV WV-WV; marriedl Laborer
", Ellen (wife) 26 WV Unknown;WV; married; Keeping house
", Gertie R. (dau) 10 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Mary (dau) 8 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", George (son) 7 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Hattie (dau) 6 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Aggie (dau) 4 WV WV-WV
", Hays (son) 3 WV WV-WV
", Gay (dau) 2 WV WV-WV
Lines 42-50; Enum-Dwelling #227; Enum-Family #246
1900 ST WV COUNTY:  Marion ED ED:51; Union Dist, Fairmont 1st Ward Pg# Sheet 2A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Rolls, Theodore (head) 27 PA PA-WV; born April 1873; married-6-years; Hotel Keeper; Rents-home
", Agnes (wife) 24 WV WV-WV; born June 1875; married-6-years; 1-child-born / 1-child-living
", Emry (son) 5 WV PA-WV; born Nov 1894
Martin, Jennie (boarder) 30 Va unknown-VA; married-14-years; 0-children-born
", Hayes (boarder) 22 WV WV-unknown; born 1878; single; Day Labor
Harris, Jess (boarder) 33 OH OH-OH; born Jan 1867; single; Glass Maker
", Duff, (boarder 29 OH OH-OH; born Jan 1870; single; Hotel Porter
Murry, Luda (boarder) 24 MD MD-MD; born Apr 1876; single
Water Street; Lines 5-12; Enum-Dwelling #24; Enum-Family #25
1910 ST WV COUNTY:  Ohio ED ED:103; Clay District, Wheeling City 2nd Ward Pg# Sheet 10A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Rolls, Theodore (head) 36 PA PA-PA; married-16-years; Porter, Saloon; Rents-home
", Agnes (wife) 32 WV WV-WV; married-16-years; 1-child-born / 1-child-living
", Emery (son) 15 WV PA-WV; Bellman, Hotel
Nelson, Theodore (nephew) 6 WV WV-WV
Lines 8-11; Enum-Dwelling #153; Enum-Family #199
1910 ST WV COUNTY:  Marion ED ED:60; Fairmont City, 3rd Ward Pg# Sh 11A&B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Rolls, Emery 15 WV PA-WV; Bell Boy, Hotel
son Emery appears to have been in the 1900 census twice.
Living with his parents in Ohio County, WV & living in Marion WV in the hotel where he worked.
15-year-old Emery Rolls is living in the hotel where he is employed. The Hotel Manager, Ben G. Williams is the Head-of-household; in addition to the manager's wife Mary & their 3 children, there are 29 other people (porters, waiters, waitresses, and boarders) living in the hotel.
101 Madison St; Skinners Tavern; Line 52; Enum-Dwelling #210; Enum-Family #240
1920 ST WV COUNTY:  Marion ED ED:22; Fairmont City, 5th Ward Pg# Sheet 14B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Rolls, Theadore (head) 46 PA WV-WV; married; Janitor, City Building
", Agnes (wife) 43 WV WV-WV; married
", Theadore, Jr. (son) 15 WV PA-WV; attended school during the year
Meader, Fred F. (roomer) 48 WV VA-VA; widower; Barber, Barbershop
Meader, Howard (roomer) 31 WV VA-VA; single; Janitor, Drug Store
Gray, Robert (roomer) 20 VA VA-VA; single; Waiter, Restaurant
311 Madison St.; Lines 89-94; Enum-Dwelling #122; Enum-Family #148; Owns-home, mortgaged.
1930 ST WV COUNTY:  Marion ED ED:25-8; Fairmont City, 7th Ward Pg# Sheet 22A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Rolls, Theodore (head) 57 PA VA-WV; married; 1st-mar-at-age-21; Janitor, City
", Agnes (wife-H) 55 WV WV-WV; married; 1st-mar-at-age-19
Menton, William (roomer) 42 SC SC-SC; married; 1st-mar-at-age 38; Waiter, Hotel; Veteran WW
Waddell, James (roomer) 46 OH NC-OH; married; 1st-mar-at-age-40; Barber, Barber Shop
311 Madison Lane; Lines 41-44; Enum-Dwelling #388; Enum-Family #456; Owns-home, $8,000.
1940 ST WV COUNTY:  Marion ED ED:25-13; Fairmont 7th Ward Pg# Sheet 61A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Additional Information
Rolls, Theodore E. (head) 66 PA Lived in "same place" in 1935; Janitor Work; worked 52 weeks within the year
", Agnes J. (x) (wife) 64 WV Lived in "same place" in 1935
311 Dunbar Street; Lines 4-5; Household #208; Owns-home, $9,000.

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