Benjamin Rogers

27 October 1759–August 1794 (Age 34)
Allentown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Rogers was born on 27 October 1759, in Allentown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, Isaac Rogers, was 31 and his mother, Hannah Tallman, was 20. He married Ellen Reading in 1773, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in August 1794, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Rogers
1759–1794
Ellen Reading
1755–
Marriage: 1773
Isaac Rogers
1778–1809
Euphemia Rogers
1778–1876
Ellen Rogers
1794–1870
Eliza Rogers
1780–1829
Robert E. Rogers
1780–1864
Sarah Rogers
1786–
James Rogers
1788–1868

Spouse and Children

    Male1759–1794Male

    Ellen Reading

    Female1755–Female

MARRIAGE
1773
Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1775

Age 16

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1776

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780

Age 21

"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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