Felix Irving Rogers

27 November 1818–1903 (Age 84)
Clay, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Felix Irving

When Felix Irving Rogers was born on 27 November 1818, in Clay, Kentucky, United States, his father, George W Rogers, was 28 and his mother, Catharine Wild, was 18. He married Sarah Lucinda Powell on 11 March 1847, in Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Jackson, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Iuka, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died in 1903, in Rush, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Felix Irving Rogers
Sarah Lucinda Powell
Marriage: 11 March 1847
Elizabeth Jane Rogers
Ellen Rogers
Elaine Rogers
James Edwin Rogers
John Irvin Rogers
Louisa Belle “Lulu” Rogers
Francis Elwood Rogers
Mattie B Rogers
Florence Ulysses Rogers

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Lucinda Powell


11 March 1847
Madison, Kentucky, United States


    Elizabeth Jane Rogers


    Ellen Rogers



    James Edwin Rogers


    John Irvin Rogers


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens

Age 1

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 23

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Felix Rogers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Felix Rogers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Felix Rogers in entry for Francis Elwood Rogers and Rose Belle Clarkson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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