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.
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.