John Edwin Rogers

17 November 1873–12 April 1944 (Age 70)
Mapleton, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of John Edwin

When John Edwin Rogers was born on 17 November 1873, in Mapleton, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, his father, John Edwin Rogers, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Diantha Comstock, was 24. He married Nellie Belle Mahood in 1905, in Yamhill, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 15 Southwest McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 26 East Amity, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 12 April 1944, in Amity, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Hopewell, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Edwin Rogers
Nellie Belle Mahood
Marriage: 1905
Esther Mae Rogers
William Edwin Rogers

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  • Marriage
    1905Yamhill, Oregon, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1880 · The Great Gale of 1880
    Age 7
    The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
    1893 · The Minnesota State Flag
    Age 20
    The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

    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 (10)

    • John E Rogers, "United States Census, 1930"
    • John E Rogers, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"
    • John E Rogers Jr. in household of John E Rogers, "United States Census, 1900"

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