Ellen Rogers

about 1794–4 November 1870 (Age 76)

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Rogers was born about 1794, her father, Benjamin Rogers, was 35 and her mother, Ellen Reading, was 39. 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 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 4 November 1870, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1817Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 0
    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
    Age 18
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 25
    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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    Sources (4)

    • Ellen Chambers in household of William Ayres, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ellen Rogers in entry for John C. Chambers, "New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985"
    • Ellen Rogers Chambers, "Find A Grave Index"

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