Adam Rolland or Rowane, of Gask

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Adam Rolland or Rowane, of Gask

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Birthplace: Gask, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Dumfermline Abbey, Dumfermline, Scotland
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Son of Andrew Rolland or Rowane, of Gask and Margaret Stobie
Husband of Jean or Jane Stedman
Father of Antonietta Rolland; Marion Rolland; Adam Rolland, of Gask; Andrew Rolland; Margaret Rolland and 3 others
Brother of William Rolland or Rowane; James Rolland or Rowane and Andrew Rolland or Rowane

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About Adam Rolland or Rowane, of Gask

The annals of Dunfermline and vicinity, from the earliest authentic period to the present time, A.D. 1069-1878; interspersed with explanatory notes, memorabilia, and numerous illustrative engravings. By Ebenezer Henderson (1879) - http://archive.org/details/cu31924091208359 - pg 478-479

Death of Adam Rolland, Esq., of Gask.—He died on 21st July, 1763, aged 57 years, and was interred at Dunfermline. On the east wall of the north porch of the church there is a large marble tablet, having on it a Latin inscription, of which the following is a free translation :- "Sacred to the memory of Adam Rolland of Gask—a man on every account to be praised, inasmuch as he was adorned by many virtues; to be beloved for his piety towards God, love to. his country, benevolence to mankind ; to be esteemed for the integrity of his life, the courtesy of his manners, and the moderation of his desires ; who regarded his own relations with fatherly, honest men with brotherly, and all persons with kindly affection ; prudent, faithful, and diligent in the discharge of public and private duties ; liberal in heart and hand ; careful for the future ; at all times above the cares of fortune. Thus, by the divine will, he rendered up his spirit to the Creator, and his ashes to the earth, on the 21st July, in the year of Salvation 1762, at the age of 57, leaving to his friends a sad regret of him." {Chal. Hist. Dunf. vol, i.p. 489, &c.)

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Adam Rolland or Rowane, of Gask's Timeline

1686
August 28, 1686
Gask, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1729
1729
Age 42
Gask, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1730
January 2, 1730
Age 43
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1730
Age 43
Gask, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1731
April 18, 1731
Age 44
Gask, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1732
1732
Age 45
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1734
December 8, 1734
Age 48
Gask, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1735
November 1, 1735
Age 49
Gask, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1737
1737
Age 50
Gask, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1738
1738
Age 51
Gask, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland