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
1818–1903
Sarah Lucinda Powell
1830–1923
Marriage: 11 March 1847
Elizabeth Jane Rogers
1850–1931
Ellen Rogers
1852–1944
Elaine Rogers
1853–
James Edwin Rogers
1855–1937
John Irvin Rogers
1857–
Louisa Belle “Lulu” Rogers
1864–1953
Francis Elwood Rogers
1868–
Mattie B Rogers
1869–1967
Florence Ulysses Rogers
1871–1956

Spouse and Children

    Male1818–1903Male

    Sarah Lucinda Powell

    Female1830–1923Female

MARRIAGE
11 March 1847
Madison, Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

    Elizabeth Jane Rogers

    Female1850–1931Female

    Ellen Rogers

    Female1852–1944Female

    Female1853–Female

    James Edwin Rogers

    Male1855–1937Male

    John Irvin Rogers

    Male1857–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+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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