Euphemia Rogers

Female1778–29 March 1876

Brief Life History of Euphemia

When Euphemia Rogers was born in 1778, in Flemington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, her father, Benjamin Rogers, was 19 and her mother, Ellen Reading, was 23. She married Samuel Elias Wright on 19 March 1806, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 29 March 1876, at the age of 98, and was buried in Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Samuel Elias Wright
Euphemia Rogers
Marriage: 19 March 1806
Mary H. Wright

Sources (5)

  • Uphemia Rogers, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Euphemia Rogers Wright, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Euphemia Rogers in entry for Samuel Wright, "New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985"

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  • Marriage
    19 March 1806Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 3

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 17

    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 26

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    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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