Mary Ann Rodgers

17 July 1812–21 August 1908 (Age 96)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Rodgers was born on 17 July 1812, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Rodgers, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Hamilton, was 17. She married Godleib Diffenderfer on 24 September 1837, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Troy Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 21 August 1908, in Covington, Troy Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States, at the age of 96.

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Godleib Diffenderfer
Mary Ann Rodgers
Marriage: 24 September 1837
George Washington Diffenderfer
Mary E. Diffenderfer
Louisa Ann Diffenderfer
Malinda Jean Diffenderfer
Sarah Ellen Diffenderfer
Joseph Henry Diffenderfer
Samuel Rogers Diffenderfer
David Hamilton Diffenderfer
Edson Olds Diffenderfer
Katherine Flora Diffenderfer

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Indiana is the 19th state.
Age 14
Historical Boundaries: 1826: Wabash, Indiana, United States 1826: Fountain, Indiana, United States
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
Age 29
The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Roger 1.

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

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Sources (8)

  • Mary A Diffendoffer in household of Godlied Diffendoffer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary A Diffenderfer in household of G Diffenderfer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Diffenderfer in household of Gotlieb Diffenderfer, "United States Census, 1870"

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