Henry Johnson Rogers

Brief Life History of Henry Johnson

When Henry Johnson Rogers was born on 12 March 1874, in Cottage Grove, Lane, Oregon, United States, his father, Henry M. Rogers, was 47 and his mother, Pauline Whitehead, was 40. He married Lulu J Wilcox on 29 September 1895, in Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Melrose, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 24 Melrose, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 26 November 1951, in Asotin, Asotin, Washington, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Normal Hill Cemetery, Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States.

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Henry Johnson Rogers
Lulu J Wilcox
Marriage: 29 September 1895
Darling Rogers
Henry James Cecil Rogers
Estel Harry Burton Rogers
George Orville Rogers

Sources (24)

  • Henry J Rodgers in household of Henry M Rodgers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Johnson Rogers - Government record: birth-name: H Johnson Rogers
  • Henry J Rogers, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


Historical Boundaries - 1878: Columbia, Washington Territory, United States 1881: Garfield, Washington Territory, United States 1883: Asotin, Washington Territory, United States 1889: Asotin, Washington, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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Biography of Henry J. Rogers

This successful and capable young agriculturist is the owner of a good estate one and one fourth miles southwest from Melrose, where the family home is and where Mr. Rogers has bestowed his labors wit …

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