When John Dee Rogers was born on 12 November 1928, in Clarkedale, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States, his father, Albert William Rodgers Sr., was 26 and his mother, Naomi Alzadar Omi Short, was 27. He lived in Fogleman Township, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States in 1940 and Turrell, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States in 1991. He died on 23 August 1996, at the age of 67, and was buried in Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States.
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.