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William Benjamin Rolfe

Male 1862 - 1939  (76 years)


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  • Name William Benjamin Rolfe 
    Born 17 Apr 1862  Cedar Fort, Camp Floyde, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 5 Sep 1870  Fairfield, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1870

    Utah, Utah, Fair Field, Fair Field Post Office, 5 Sep 1870, page 1, Dwelling 2, Family 2

    Gilbert Rolfe, 50, laborer, born in Maine. Eliza, 47, keeping house, born in England. Children: Charles, 19, laborer, born in California; Ianthus, 17, at home, born in California; Maria, 14, at home, born in California; William, 7, at home, born in Utah; Adella, 5, at home, born in Utah. Also noted is John Collins, age 4, born in Utah. Ianthus is attending school. Value of real estate is $100; value of person property is $150. Next door to William Emily Carson; Charles and Sophia Hardie  
    Age: 7 
    Census 5 Jun 1880  Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1880

    Utah, Summit, Park City Precinct, SD #1, ED #74, page 17, Dwelling # 166, Family 185

    Gilbert Rofle, 60, plasterer, born in Maine. Eliza, 53, wife, born in England, keeping house. Children: William, 18, laborer, born in Utah; Franklin, 15, laborer, born in Utah. Gilbert has been unemployed for 4 months of the census year. Gilbert's parents are born in Maine; Eliza's parents are born in England. Next door to Thopholus and Mariah Robey; H.M. and Delilah Stevens; 2 doors down from Samuel and Elizabeth (Bates) Rolfe and children: Elizabeth, Frank, and Katie.  
    Age: 18 
    Census 1900  TBD Not known at this time Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  TBD Not known at this time Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 9 Jan 1920  Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1920

    Utah, Summit, Park City, 9 Jan 1920, SD 1, ED 126, sheet 8B, Lumber Avenue, Dwelling 176, Family 176

    William Rolfe, head 56. Mary A., wife 54. Children: M. Janie, daughter 16. They own their home free of a mortgage. He is a Mill Man working in a metal mine for wages. Janie is attending school. All can read and write. All are born in Utah; his parents in Ohio and England; hers in Utah. Next door to Edwin Hershiser; Dave Gibson. 
    Age: 56 
    Census 1930  Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1930

    Utah, Summit, Park City, First Ward, 2 Apr 1930, ED 22-13, SD 2, sheet 1B, Dwelling 21, Family 30

    William Rolfe, head, 67. Mary J., wife, 65. He was 20 when married; she was 18. They own their home valued at $600; do not own a radio. He is a street construction laborer work for wages. He is not a veteran. Both were born in Utah; his parents in Maine and England; hers in Utah. Next door to James and Florence Burbidge. 
    Age: 67 
    Died 15 Jan 1939  Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Certificate 16 Jan 1939  Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Death certificate 00003903494

    William Benjamin Rolfe, born 17 Apr 1862 in Camp Floyd, Utah county, Utah; died 15 Jan 1939 in Park City, Summit, Utah. He was married at the time of his death and a resident of Park City for 68 years. His wife's name is recorded as Mary Ann McArrel. His parents are Gilbert Hathaway Rolfe (born in Illinois) and Eliza Jane Bates. The informant is Charles A. Rolfe, Oakley, Utah. Burial in Park City Cemetery, on 18 Jan 1939. Olpin Brothers Mortuary. 
    Age: 76 
    Cause: Carcinoma of the stomach 
    Death Certificate William Benjamin Rolfe, 1839, Park City, Summit, Utah, USA
    Death Certificate William Benjamin Rolfe, 1839, Park City, Summit, Utah, USA
    Obituary 18 Jan 1939  Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    PARK CITY.--William Benjamin Rolfe, 76, for 68 years a resident of Park City and former city employee, died at his home Sunday following a two-month illness.

    He was born at Camp Floyd (Cedar Fort) on April 17, 1862, to Gilbert Tathaway and Eliza Jane Bates Rolfe. He married Mary Ann McCarrel in 1882.

    Surviving are his widow, two sons and a daughter, Charles A. Rolfe of Oakley, Utah; William B. Rolfe and Mrs. Janie Spears of Park City; ten grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Maria Jane Robey of Provo.

    Services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Park City Second Ward by Bishop Lloyd Olson. Burial will be in Park City. 
    Buried 18 Jan 1939  Park City Cemetery, Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    William Benjamin Rolfe (1862 - 1939) - Find A Grave
    William Benjamin Rolfe (1862 - 1939) - Find A Grave
    Obituary 18 Feb 1939  Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary

    PARK CITY.--William Benjamin Rolfe, 76, for 68 years a resident of Park City and former city employee, died at his home Sunday following a two-month illness.

    Surviving are his widow, two sons and a daughter, Charles A. Rolfe of Oakley, Utah; William B. Rolfe and Mrs. Janie Spears of Park City; ten grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Maria Jane Robey of Provo.
    Services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Park City Second Ward by Bishop Lloyd Olson. Burial will be in Park City.

    He was born at Camp Floyd (Cedar Fort) on April 17, 1862, to Gilbert Tathaway and Eliza Jane Bates Rolfe. He married Mary Ann McCarrel in 1882. 
    Age: 68 
    Person ID I553  clanSoren | FRS101
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2014 

    Father Ancestors Gilbert Hathaway Rolfe,   b. 25 Aug 1818, Rumford, Oxford, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1911, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Eliza Jane Bates,   b. 18 Jan 1826, Hetwell, near Dudley Hall, Stafford, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Apr 1891, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 6 Jan 1842  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    • Per Marriages in the Nauvoo Region, 1839-1845, their marriage occurred on 6 February 1842.
      Excerpt as follow:

      Bates, Eliza Jane
      Born: 18 January 1826 in Hetwell, near Dudley Hall, Stafford, England
      Daughter of Joseph Bates and Mary Ann Harris
      Married: 6 February 1842 to Gilbert Hathaway Rolfe at Nauvoo by Erastus H. Derby
      Died: 1 April 1890 in Park City, Summit, Utah

      Eliza Jane's headstone states that she died in 1891.
    Family ID F124  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Ann McCarrel,   b. 16 Jul 1863, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1954, Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1882 
    Children 
    +01. Charles Arthur Rolfe,   b. 29 Aug 1883, Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1966, Oakley, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     02. William B Rolfe,   b. 22 Jun 1889, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1967, Alameda, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +03. Mary Jane Rolfe Married: 2x2x ,   b. 16 Sep 1902, Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1971  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F216  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
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    3. [S82] 1920 United States Federal Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C., (Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.), Year: 1920;Census Place: Park City, Summit, Utah; Roll: T625_1867; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 126 (Reliability: 3).

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