Harriet Rogers

21 December 1806–30 June 1891 (Age 84)
New York, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Rogers was born on 21 December 1806, in New York, United States, her father, Hobart Rogers, was 33 and her mother, Beulah Warner, was 26. She married Elias Palmer in 1825, in Delaware, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Marquette, Wisconsin, United States in 1850. She died on 30 June 1891, in Brooklyn, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Elias Palmer
Harriet Rogers
Marriage: 1825
Hobart Beverly Palmer
Augustus Palmer
George W Palmer
Julia Palmer
Rebecca Josephine Palmer
William P. Palmer
Harvey Dwight Palmer
Harriet Cornelia Palmer

Spouse and Children

    Elias Palmer



Delaware, New York, United States


    Hobart Beverly Palmer


    George W Palmer


    Julia Palmer


    Augustus Palmer


    Rebecca Josephine Palmer


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 21

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 24

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Palmer in household of Elias Palmer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harriet Palmer in household of Elias Palmer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harriett Rogers in entry for Julia White Briggs, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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