John Dee Rogers

Male12 November 1928–23 August 1996

Brief Life History of John Dee

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.

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Family Time Line

Albert William Rodgers Sr.
Naomi Alzadar Omi Short
Roland Shedrick Rogers
Myrtle Rogers
John Dee Rogers
Kelly Eugene Rodgers

Sources (6)

  • John D Rodges in household of Albert Rodges, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Dee Rodgers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • J D Rodgers in entry for Albert William Rodgers, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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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