Vinton Eagle; February 6, 1917
MRS. FLORENCE ROLLINSON
PASSED AWAY FRIDAY
Mrs. Florence Rollinson, wife of Frank Rollinson, whose home is five and a half miles northeast of Vinton, died Saturday afternoon after an illness of about three weeks.
Mrs. Rollinson was the daughter of Conrad and Sarah Burkhart and was born in Keokuk county, Iowa, April 24, 1854, and was married in Vinton January 31, 1878. Three children were born to them, one dying in infancy and the others, Arthur Rollinson of Vinton, and Mrs. Grace Thiessen of Belle Plaine, with her husband survive her. There are also five grandchildren and three brothers, James, Edward and Frank Burkhart, all of whom live in the vicinity of Vinton. Mrs. Henry Pitts, a twin sister of Mrs. Rollinson, died last August.
The funeral will be held at one o'clock at the Primmer M. E. church, the services being conducted by Rev. Norton and the burial will be a the Keisling cemetery.
Cedar Valley Times; March 19, 1925
FRANK ROLLINSON WAS PIONEER OF COUNTY
Following an illness dating back to February 26, when he suffered a stroke of paralysis, Frank Rollinson, pioneer resident of this vicinity, passed away Tuesday evening at 5:30 o'clock, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wm. Thiessen.
Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, at the Primmer church northeast of town, with Rev. Honiker, of Urbana, in charge. Burial will be in Cox cemetery.
Frank Rollinson was born Nov. 29, 1846, in Delaware County Ohio, where he made his home until he was about twenty one years of age, when he came to Benton county. On Jan. 31, 1878 he was married to Miss Florence Burkhart, who passed away Feb. 3rd, 1917. three children were born to this union, Mrs. William Thiessen of this city, Arthur Rollinson, who lives on a farm north of town and one child who died in infancy. He is also survived by six grand children and two great grand children. Mr. Rollinson has been a member of the Primmer Methodist church for a number of years.
Vinton Eagle; October 8, 1907
Tillie Spencer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Spencer was born November 23, 1877. She was married December 6, 1897 to Arthur B. Rollinson. Four children blessed this union, Guy Vernon, Myron Spencer who died November 8, 1902, Blanche Lucile and Loren Robert. She leaves a devoted husband, mother, two sisters and one brother, besides a host of relatives and friends. After 18 months of intense suffering and brave battle in which she was the marvel of her friends and those attending her she left this earthly home October 2 at three in the morning for that "Home Over There.".
Friday the funeral services were conducted at the Primmer Methodist Episcopal church by the Rev. C. W. Cleveland. Interment was in Wilmington cemetery.
(signed) C. W. CLEVELAND.