Roland Rogers Jr

28 February 1754–1838 (Age 83)
Old Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Roland

When Roland Rogers Jr was born on 28 February 1754, in Old Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Rowland Rogers, was 21 and his mother, Lucretia Rogers, was 29. He married Hannah Jeffers on 10 April 1783. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1838, in Horton 35, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Roland Rogers Jr
Hannah Jeffers
Marriage: 10 April 1783
Catharine Rogers
Crecy Lucretia Rogers
Jonathan Rogers
Joseph Rogers
Isaac Rogers
John Rogers
Roland Rogers

Spouse and Children


    Hannah Jeffers


10 April 1783
Horton,, Nova Scotia, Canada


    Catharine Rogers


    Jonathan Rogers


    Joseph Rogers


    Isaac Rogers


    John Rogers


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 27

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 46

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Roland Rogers, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Roland Rogers in entry for Catharine Rogers, "Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"
  • Roland Rogers in entry for Isaac Rogers, "Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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