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Rolison Early Origins



The surname Rolison was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Rolison Early History


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Rolison Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rolison research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1184, 1196, 1296, and 1555 are included under the topic Early Rolison History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rolison Spelling Variations


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Rolison Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rolland, Roland, Rowland, Rowlands, Rowlandson, Rolan and many more.

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Rolison Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rolison Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rolison Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rolison In Ireland


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Rolison In Ireland



Some of the Rolison family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 270 words (19 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rolison Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. J.H. Rolison, aged 29, arrived in New York in 1894 aboard the ship "Paris" from Southampton, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX93-MM3 : 6 December 2014), Mrs. J.H. Rolison, 21 Apr 1894; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Paris, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Rolison Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • George E Rolison, arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Minnehaha" from London, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF9L-4J9 : 6 December 2014), George E Rolison, 12 Apr 1909; citing departure port London, arrival port New York, ship name Minnehaha, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Ida Rolison, aged 41, originally from Liverpool, England, arrived in New York in 1910 aboard the ship "Celtic" from LIVERPOOL [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ6S-DMC : 6 December 2014), Ida Rolison, 27 Nov 1910; citing departure port LIVERPOOL, arrival port New York, ship name Celtic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Ernest Victor Rolison, aged 34, destined for Trenton, NJ, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Carmania" from Liverpool, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6C5-9M8 : 6 December 2014), Ernest Victor Rolison, 07 Apr 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Mary M. Rolison, aged 37, destined for Trenton, NJ, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Carmania" from Liverpool, England [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6C5-9MD : 6 December 2014), Mary M. Rolison, 07 Apr 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rolison (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rolison (post 1700)



  • Dedrick D'Mon Rolison (b. 1971), better known by his stage name Mack 10, an American rapper and actor
  • Debra R. Rolison, American chemist at the United States Naval Research Laboratory
  • Nathan Mardis Rolison (b. 1977), American former Major League Baseball First baseman who played for the Florida Marlins in 2000
  • Jay Pardee Rolison Jr. (1929-2007), American lawyer and politician, Member of the New York Senate (1967-1972) and (1973-1982)

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