Clay County

Obituary - William E Rotan

New Albany, Missouri
Date : Unknown

Note : William ROTAN and his wife Sarah Jane OLIVER can be found in the 1870 Census at Louisville, Illinois.

ROTAN, William Edward -- died 9 Feb 1906 in Stanberry, Missouri, aged 77. He was born in White County, Tennessee, 14 July 1828. Moved to Illinois when he was 10. At age 17, he went to the Mexican War. Moved to Platte City, Missouri in 1858 and returned to Illinois in 1864. Came back to Missouri in 1874 and settled in Gentry County. He was twice married and has one daughter, Mrs. MILLIGAN by his first wife. His second wife was Miss OLIVER, who survives him. They were married in 1865. Eight children were born to the second marriage and 3 sons and 3 daughters survive. Buried in Cooper Cemetery.

Contributed Oct 07 1998 by Ray Oliver

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