ROLLINS, Royal Frank

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ROLLINS, Royal Frank (1850-1934) was the first of six children born to Simon S. Rollins (1827-1859) and Julia Ferre (1828-1869). He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. On January 26, 1880 he married Ethelda L. Lambaugh (1852-1922). The couple was in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1880. By 1900 they had moved to southern California where they lived in Ventura. By 1920 they settled in Pasadena. Frank Rollins was a music teacher by profession. Both were water color artists.



In the News~

December 4, 1934 [LAT]: “ Pedestrian death will be investigated. Pasadena, Dec. 3.— Circumstances of the accident last Tuesday that resulted in the death yesterday of Frank Rollins, 84 years of age, of 1540 North Holliston Avenue, will be determined tomorrow at an inquest. Walter B. Campbell, 29-year-old Flintridge business man, was driving the automobile which struck down Rollins.”