Phineas Rogers

Brief Life History of Phineas

When Phineas Rogers was born on 1 March 1764, in Waterford, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Nathan Rogers Sr, was 45 and his mother, Hannah Crandall, was 33. He married Rebecca Beebe in 1783, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 13 January 1857, in Amity, Allegany, New York, United States, at the age of 92.

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Phineas Rogers
Rebecca Beebe
Marriage: 1783
Rebecca Rogers
Ruth Rogers
Naomi Rogers
Crandal Rogers
Henry Rogers
Lemuel Douglas Rogers
Ruth Rogers
Phineas Rogers
Hannah Rogers
Augusta Arenlarion Rogers
Hannah Rogers
Elias Rogers

Sources (27)

  • Phineas Rogers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Phinehas Rogers, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Phinehas in entry for Ruth Rogers, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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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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