James Rogers

1788–20 December 1868 (Age 81)
Flemington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life of James

When James Rogers was born in 1788, in Flemington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, Benjamin Rogers, was 29 and his mother, Ellen Reading, was 33. He married Mary Robbins on 22 February 1816. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 20 December 1868, in Livingston, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mercer County Cemetery, Hamilton Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Rogers
Mary Robbins
Marriage: 22 February 1816
William Reading Rogers
Benjamin Rogers
Ann Rogers
Susan Lacey Rogers

Spouse and Children


    Mary Robbins


22 February 1816



    Ann Rogers


    Susan Lacey Rogers


    Benjamin Rogers


Parents and Siblings


    Ellen Reading




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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Age 7

Post office est. Jan. 1, 1795. This office has been active since it was established January 1, 1795. The “C.H.” in the listing is an abbreviation for Court House. In March 1825, the Postmaster General established post roads to all county court houses

Age 24

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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  • James Rogers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • OBIT

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