Elizabeth Rogers

Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rogers was born in 1825, in Connecticut, United States, her father, George Rogers, was 28 and her mother, Lydia Lee, was 28. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Joel Smith Dodge. She lived in Waterford, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1850 and Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States in 1860.

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Joel Smith Dodge
Elizabeth Rogers
Lydia "Lizzie" Dodge
Ezra Rogers Dodge
Walter Smith Dodge

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 0
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened
Age 4
Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
Age 38
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 (5)

  • Elizabeth F Dodge in household of Lydia M Clark, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Dodge in household of Joel Dodge, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizzabeth F. Rogers in entry for Edward B. Hills and Lydia M. Screen, "Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930"

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