Biography of Michael Roller
Hancock County, OH Biographies





MICHAEL ROLLER, farmer, P. 0. Arcadia, was born March 2, 1822, in Columbiana County, Ohio, son of William and Nancy (Teeters) Roller, natives of Pennsylvania, and who came to Ohio in an early day, former of whom was an associate judge of the courts for some years. In the fall of 1833 William Roller and his son in law, John Moore, came to Big Lick Township, this county, and cut the timber and built a cabin on a farm in Section 15, and in 1834 brought out their families, and here William Roller and his wife passed the remainder of their days. They were parents of following named children; Mary (widow of Moses McAnelly), Agnes (wife of John Moore), Wilson (deceased), Susan (wife of John Farrah), Michael, George W., Lucinda (wife of George Hemming) and Charlotte (deceased wife of Hugh 3latherson). William Roller entered two tracts of land consisting of eight quarter sections, making a farm for each one of his children. The subject of this sketch received his early education in Richland County, Ohio, where his father resided for twelve years prior to coming to this county. In August, 1846, he married Elizabeth. daughter of James Swindler, and to them were born nine children - eight of whom are yet living: William Sarah (wife of Allen Spahr), Lucinda (deceased), Mary A., Philena (wife of J. Huffman), George, Ida (wife of Samuel Taylor), Henry and Lorena. Michael Roller is still living on the land originally entered by his father, and which is now well improved. He served as township trustee for several terms, and is a man much respected by his friends. He and family are connected with the Methodist Episcopal Church.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886


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