John Arch Rollow
"John A. Rollon (sic) is a son of Rasal and Lucy (Fleemon) Rollon, who were natives of Virginia.  The mother was born in 1791, and was a daughter of Maj. John Fleemon, who participated in the Revolutionary War.  Rasal and Lucy Rollon, moved to Coffee County, Tenn., in 1836, and there remained until 1839, when they moved to Bradford County, the same State, and in 1843 came to Montgomery County, where he purchased 175 acres of land near Spring Creek.  They became the parents of four children:  Ann L., Sarah E., Mary M., and John A.  Our subject was the fourth child and December 12, 1847, was married to Miss R. K. Grady, daughter of Jesse and Mary Grady, natives of Virginia, who settled in the blue-grass state in the early part of this century, and were engaged in farming.  Mr. and Mrs Rollon became the parents of nine children:  William M., Rasal, Mollie A., James G., Hervey W., John B., Jesse C., Stonewall J., George P.  Mrs. Rollon died in 1867, and in 1876 Mr. Rollon was married to Sallie Bourne, daughter of Ambrose and Sallie Bourne, natives, respectively, of Tennessee and Kentucky.  Our subject has always followed blacksmithing and farming for a livelihood.  He was chosen squire in 1870, and has faithfully filled the duties of that office.  He is a Democrat, and he and his family members are church members.  Mr. Rollon is a member of the Masonic fraternity, Royal Arch and Knight Templar degrees."
Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1886

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