William M. Rogers

4 April 1846–11 September 1905 (Age 59)
Jefferson Township, Osage, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary 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 5 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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Family Time Line

William M. Rogers
Margaret Christina Williams
Marriage: 14 November 1867
Thomas Jefferson Rogers
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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1867Osage, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 14
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · Slavery Abolished
    Age 19
    On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.

    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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    Sources (8)

    • William Rogers in household of Dause Rogers, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William Rogers, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Legacy NFS Source: William M. Roges - Church record: birth-name: William Rogers

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