William M. Rogers

Male4 April 1846–11 September 1905

Brief Life History of William M.

When William M. Rogers was born on 4 April 1846, in Jefferson Township, Osage, Missouri, United States, his father, Doswell Rogers, was 20 and his mother, Julia Ann Crider, was 14. He married Margaret Christina Williams on 14 November 1867, in Osage, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Osage Township, Crawford, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Jefferson Township, Maries, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 11 September 1905, in Bland, Gasconade, Missouri, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Bland, Gasconade, Missouri, United States.

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William M. Rogers
Margaret Christina Williams
Marriage: 14 November 1867
Martha E. Rogers
Thomas Jefferson Rogers
Ann Elizabeth ( Betsy) Rogers
Augusta May Rogers
Dora Bell Rogers
George Franklin Rogers
Eva Rogers
Alta M. Rogers
Wesley Rogers
Oscar C. Rogers

Sources (9)

  • William Rogers in household of Dause Rogers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William M. Roges - Church record: birth-name: William Rogers
  • William M Roger, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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  • Marriage
    14 November 1867Osage, Missouri, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries 1855: Maries County created from Osage County


    Age 17

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 17

    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.

    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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