When Isabella White Rogers was born on 17 November 1777, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Rodgers, was 42 and her mother, Isabella White, was 38. She married David Henry Anderson Sr. on 11 January 1803, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 19 June 1847, in her hometown, at the age of 69, and was buried in Crowell Cemetery, Bedford, Tennessee, United States.
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.
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