John Rogers

Male22 July 1753–

Brief Life History of John

When John Rogers was christened on 22 July 1753, in Wrockwardine, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Rogers, was 32 and his mother, Jane Finch, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Edward Rogers
1722–1803
Jane Finch
1727–
Mary Rogers
1746–1830
Edward Rogers
1748–
Elizabeth Rogers
1751–
John Rogers
1753–

Sources (3)

  • John Rogers, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Rogers, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Rogers, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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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