In the 1900 census, he is listed in Canaan with his mother who is working as a sewing machine operator while his father is listed as a boarder in another home living with the Hill family. By the 1910 census, when Rollo was 20, he was working as a machinist while living in Plainfield, New Hampshire with his uncle Alphonso Chambers. On March 20, 1915 he married Emma Jane Williams, the daughter of George and Alice (Devenger) Williams. Sometime thereafter they moved to Springfield, Vermont where at the age of 27, Rollo completed his World War I draft registration card on which he stated that he was supporting his mother and wife and had previously served as a Private in the 1st N. H. Infantry. Unfortunately Rollo died at the age of 28 of pneumonia and influenza on October 18, 1918. His widow Emma Jane married Joseph Isreal Davey and lived to the age of 80.
1900 United States Federal Census, Grafton County, New Hampshire, population schedule, Canaan Town, enumeration district (ED) Enumeration District No 53, Sheet No 14 (A79), Elma Shackford; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 8 February 2014).
1910 United States Federal Census, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, population schedule, Plainfield, enumeration district (ED) Enumeration District No 319, Sheet No 10A, Rollo Shackford; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 6 March 2014).
Annual Report of the Selectman and other Town Officers of the Town of Canaan, N. H., for the Year Ending February 15, 1898 (Canaan, N. H.: Reporter Power Print, 1903), page 62; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org : accessed 26 April 2015
New Hampshire, New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900, , Shackford, 19 October 1889; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 31 August 2014).
"New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 8 February 2014), Rollo E Shackford m. Emma J Williams.
"United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 26 April 2015), Rollo Ellsworth Shackford