Elizabeth Rogers

25 October 1761–
Clun, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rogers was born on 25 October 1761, in Clun, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Rogers, was 27 and her mother, Martha Huffer, was 26. She married Thomas Edwards on 29 May 1788, in Clun, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter.

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Thomas Edwards
Elizabeth Rogers
Marriage: 29 May 1788
Thomas Edwards
John Edwards
Richard Edwards
Thomas Edwards
Mary Edwards
Edward Edwards
John Edwards
William Edward
James Edwards

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1788Clun, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 40
    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.
    Age 54
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 62
    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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    Sources (11)

    • Elizabeth in entry for Thos. Edwards, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elizabeth Rogers, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • Elizabeth Edwards in entry for Thos Edwards, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"

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