Dixon Curtis Rogers

MaleAugust 1848–9 August 1916

Brief Life History of Dixon Curtis

When Dixon Curtis Rogers was born in August 1848, in Madison, Alabama, United States, his father, James Gasaway Rogers, was 42 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Fields, was 35. He married Rhoda Isabella Anderson on 21 July 1870, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Kimberly, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Election Precinct 15, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 9 August 1916, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Morris, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Dixon Curtis Rogers
Rhoda Isabella Anderson
Marriage: 21 July 1870
Cora E. Rogers
Missouri Emma Rogers
Alfred Edward Rogers
Manila Rogers
Marshall Dewitt Rogers
Maude Rogers
Ella May Rogers
Daniel Gradon Rogers

Sources (16)

  • D C Rogers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dixon C Rodgers, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Dixon Curtis Rogers, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    21 July 1870Jefferson, Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)


    Age 15

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 15

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 18

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Roger , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Irish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Ruaidhrí (see Rorie ).

    History: Thomas Rogers (c. 1587–1621), born in London, England, was among the Pilgrim Fathers who sailed on the Mayflower in 1620. He died during the first winter at Plymouth Colony, but his son Joseph survived and married, and was later joined in MA by his brother John. This name was subsequently brought to North America independently by many different bearers.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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