John Eddy Roll
Acquaintance of Abraham Lincoln
Spouse(s): Phoebe D. Roll, Catherine Theobald Schuster
Family tree: John Eddy Roll 1853-1934
When John Eddy Roll and his twin sister Mary Elizabeth were born on September 14, 1853, in Tulare County, California, their father, Alpheus, was 22 and their mother, Mary, was 25. He married Phoebe D. Roll and they had two children together. He then married Catherine Theobald Schuster and they had three children together. He died on December 14, 1934, at the age of 81.
See also: Nunamaker, Erika. "Lincoln's Pursuit of 'Egalitarian Refinement': Evidence from His Mahogany Sofa." Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association. Volume 28, Issue 1, Winter 2007, pp. 30-51.
See also: Abraham Lincoln's contemporaries: John E. Roll, Excerpts from newspapers and other sources, 1932. Repository: Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection.