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Rev. James Rollinson

Rev. James Rollinson received his preaching license in 1866. For many years he owned and operated the Rollinson Store alongside the railway (firstly the Sharpsville-Wilmington Coal Railroad before being changed to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad) at New Virginia. The store sold goods and supplies as well as train tickets. James was, also, one of the postmasters of the Five Points Mail Station established July 24, 1876.

In addition, James served as curator for the Keel Ridge Cemetery and the Morefield Cemetery for many years.

Rev. James Rollinson is buried in Morefield Cemetery.

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