Nancy Jane Rogers

Female7 December 1840–18 January 1917

Brief Life History of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Rogers was born on 7 December 1840, in Perry Township, Martin, Indiana, United States, her father, Matthew W Rogers, was 45 and her mother, Nancy Clements, was 37. She married Wilson Salmon on 23 December 1858, in Shoals, Halbert Township, Martin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 18 January 1917, in Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States.

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Wilson Salmon
Nancy Jane Rogers
Marriage: 23 December 1858
Nancy Ann Salmon
Caroline Salmon
Jesse Obediah Salmon
Julia A Salmon
infant daughter Salmon
Stephen Edgar Salmon

Sources (9)

  • Nancy Rogers in household of Nancy Rogers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Rogers, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Jane Rogers Salmon, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1858Shoals, Halbert Township, Martin, Indiana, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

    Age 1

    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.


    Age 6

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 23

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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