Ellen Rogers

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Rogers was born about 1794, her father, Benjamin Rogers, was 36 and her mother, Ellen Reading, was 40. She married John Craig Chambers on 5 February 1817, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Spring Garden, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 4 November 1870, at the age of 77.

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John Craig Chambers
Ellen Rogers
Marriage: 5 February 1817
Richard Chambers
Alexander Chambers
Elizabeth De Armand Chambers
Mary R. Chambers

Sources (5)

  • Ellen Chambers in household of John C Chambers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ellen Roger, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Ellen Rogers Chambers, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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