Isabella White Rogers

Brief Life History of Isabella White

When Isabella White Rogers was born on 17 November 1777, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph W 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 6 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.

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David Henry Anderson Sr.
1772–1858
Isabella White Rogers
1777–1847
Marriage: 11 January 1803
Mary Ellen Anderson
1801–1855
Charles Leonard Anderson
1803–1884
William Anderson
1803–1847
Joseph Anderson
1805–1873
Mary Nancy Anderson
1806–1867
Richard Anderson
1810–1885
Margaret Anderson
1813–1880
Jane Anderson
1815–1881
William LeRoy Anderson
1817–1890
Isabella Anderson
1819–1826
Sarah Robinson Anderson
1833–1907

Sources (6)

  • Isabel Rogers, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Isabella White Rogers Anderson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Isabel Rogers, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

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.

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

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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