Happy Saturday everyone-- It's the Weekend!
Today’s surname biography is Roling. My 6th great grandmother- Martha Roling- married Gerhard Jeckering.
b. 06 Jan 1740 Engden, Germany
d. 06 Feb 1783 Drievorden, Germany
Her parents were Heinrich Roling (1703- ?) and Maria Silies (1715-?). I’ve found as far back as Martha’s great grandfather- Johann Roling (b. 1625 in Drievorden, Germany).
There are several spelling variations for this name---Rolland, Roland, Rollan, Rolan, Rolend, Rollend, Rollen, Rauland, Raulend, Rollain, Raullen, Raullan, Raulan, Rolands, Rollands and many more.
There were several Roling individuals who immigrated to America.
U.S. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
NAME BIRTH ARRIVAL
~R. Roling abt 1777 1847
~Johann Roling unknown 1801- 1802
~Herman Heinrich Roling unknown 1848
~Caphaia Roling 1827 1849
~Moses Roling 1828 1849
~Clemens Roling 1845 1874
~Bern Roling unknown 1846
~Bernhard Roling unknown 1846
~G.W. Roling unknown 1851
~J. Roling 1852 1874
~Henriette Roling unknown 1860
There are many more with various name spellings, but I only provided the names with the same spelling as my ancestor (to keep it short).
This one is interesting because there are 505 total matches of individuals with the last name Roling buried—at first glance, it looks like a mixture of Texas, Missouri, Iowa, Ohio, Georgia, California, and Alabama.