Samuel & Daisy Rollings
Samuel Franklin Rollings married Daisy Belle Carter on 15 March 1908 in Mackinaw, Illinois. Samuel was twenty-five and Daisy was seventeen.
Samuel Franklin was known by everyone as "Frank." Frank and Daisy lived their entire married life in Mackinaw, Illinois.
Frank had various jobs. He was a telegraph operator. He hauled coal and also hauled blocks of ice pulled by a horse drawn wagon. He worked for the railroad. He worked at the cheese factory and made concrete blocks at the concrete factory in Mackinaw.
Daisy cleaned houses for a lot of the town folks and worked a short time at the restaurant in Mackinaw.
They raised six children:
- Gerald Franklin
- Claude Vernon (my father)
- Kenneth Harold
- Robert Ray
- Donna Rose
- Ruth Mary
Two other children, Roscoe Berl and Buford Eugene, died at birth.
Frank died at the age of 83 and Daisy was 95. They are both buried in the Mackinaw Cemetery.