John Curtis Rogers

Male15 July 1862–2 May 1901

Brief Life History of John Curtis

When John Curtis Rogers was born on 15 July 1862, in Oregon, United States, his father, Amos Carpenter Rogers, was 34 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Noble, was 18. He married Charity Louisa Perkins in 1884, in San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in San Francisco, California, United States in 1880 and Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1900. He died on 2 May 1901, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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John Curtis Rogers
Charity Louisa Perkins
Marriage: 1884
John Chesley Rogers
Elizabeth Annie Rogers
Joseph Frederick Rogers
Roy Leon Rogers

Sources (20)

  • John C Rogers in household of Amos C Rogers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Curtis Rogers, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • John Curtis Rogers, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1884San Francisco, California, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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

    1866 · Married Women's Property Act

    Age 4

    Married Women’s Property Act protected women’s rights protected property for women in Oregon upon the death of her husband. 

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 13

    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.

    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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