Spouse of a Disowned Quaker
Spouse(s): Anna Brotherton Smith
Family tree: Wesley Roll 1801-1855
Wesley Roll's farm is marked "V. Roll" in the lower left of the 1850 map.
The Quaker meeting house, 1788
The Plainfield Meeting House
Planifield, located in northeastern New Jersey in Union County, was founded by Quakers in 1684. The city is south of the Watchung Mountains. Both Wesley Roll, 1801-1855, and his wife Anne Smith Roll, 1802-1872, are buried at the Friends Burial Ground, Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey. Wesley (spelled Vesley Roll on the cemetery map) is buried in Plot #283 located in Row I. Anne (spelled Anna on the grave stone) is buried in Plot #284 in Row I.
Wesley Roll's gravestone is in the foreground
Anne Smith Roll's behind.
There is nothing legible on Wesley's stone.
The top of Anne Smith Roll's gravestone
The photographs and search were by Alan Taplow and David Casterline of the Quaker Meeting, Plainfield, New Jersey. The information and photographs are reproduced here with their permission.
Alan Taplow has a listing of those buried in the cemetery at the Friends Meeting House in Plainfield, New Jersey at Plainfield Burial Ground
For more information about the Quaker Meeting House in Plainfield, New Jersey, see The Plainfield, New Jersey Meeting House