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George Rollins  

George Rollins was born Nov., 1856 Missouri and died on Aug 7, 1025 Culver, Marshall, Indiana and was buried Aug 9, 1925 at the Culver Masonic Cemetery.
    George Rollins Dead

    End Came to respected Colored Man Late Friday

    George Rollins, age, 68, much respected colored man of Culver, died at his home last Thursday, August 6th after quite a long illness, funeral services were held in the Rollins Chapel last Sunday and interment was made in the Culver cemetery.

    Mr. Rollins came to Culver in 1899 from Missouri and was in the employment of the Culver Military Academy from many years as a cook. All of this community have had nothing by but words for George, He was a man of his word, believed in the right things and acted out his beliefs.

    The Rollins chapel is a lasting memorial to his life. He was the need of a church in Culver for the people of his race. He therefore donated the ground on which the edifice which still stands, was built, and he has been a hard worker in this congregation.

    He leaves to mourn his death a widow and two children, Dr. H. T. Rollins of Detroit, Mich. and Mrs. C. L. Watts of Culver. An Obituary appears elsewhere in this paper. - Aug. 25, 1925 Culver Citizen

George married 1884 Nettie Easley Nov., 1870 Missouri died Dec. 27, 1932 buried Culver Masonic Cemetery George and Nettie's children:
    1 Victoria Rollins born Nov 1885 Missouri

    2 Clara B Rollins Artis born Sep. 18, 1888 Missouri died Dec. 12, 1909 buried Culver Masonic Cemetery

    3 Hollis Thomas Rollins born Sep. 15, 1891 Missouri died Nov. 16, 1968 Detroit, Wayne, Michigan,
      Dr. A. T. rollins brother of Mrs. Roy Watts, Dies

      Dr. H. T. Rollins a former resident of Culver, son of Mr. and Mrs. George rillins of Culver passed away Satuday in the Ford Hospital after a short illness, He leaves a wife and one siste, Mrs. Roy Watts of Culver and several nieces and nephews. He graduated from Culver High School and attended Indiana Dental Collefe. He spent the rest of his life practicing denitry in Detriot. Internment was held in Detriot.
    he married Jessica [-?-] b. abt 1897 Indiana

    4 Florence Rollins Watts born Apr. 2, 1894 Missouri died Nov., 1976; married Charles L. Watts on August 29, 1915 in , Marshall, Indiana Charles was born Sep. 7, 1892 died Oct., 1974 both are buried Culver Masonic Cemetery

    5 Lawrence O Rollins Birth: Jun. 3, 1902 Culver, Marshall, Indiana died Jul. 28, 1921 buried Culver Masonic Cemetery

Year: 1900; Census Place: Union, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: 392; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0082;
George Rollins 43
Nettie Rollins 29
Victoria Rollins 14
Clara B Rollins 11
Hollis Rollins 8
Florence Rollins 6

Year: 1910; Census Place: Culver Ward 2, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T624_370; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0113;
Household Members: Name Age
George T Rollins 53
Nettie F Rollins 40
Hollis T Rollins 19
Florence R Rollins 16 Lawrence O Rollins 7

Year: 1920; Census Place: Union, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T625_456; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 182
Household Members: Name Age
George Rollins 62
Nettie Rollins 48
Lawerence O Rollins 17

Year: 1920; Census Place: Detroit Ward 3, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: T625_804; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 98;
Household Members: Name Age
Hollis Rollins 28
Jessica Rollins 28

Year: 1930; Census Place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 1034; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 72;
Household Members: Name Age
Hollis T Rollins 37
Jessica Rollins 33
Lewis Block 38 roomer

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