Mary Rogerson

Prestwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Rogerson was born in 1763, her father, John Rogerson, was 61 and her mother, Alice Kelsham or Kelshaw, was 25. She married Thomas Knowles on 24 May 1785, in Flixton, Lancashire, England. She was buried in Flixton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Knowles
Mary Rogerson
Marriage: 24 May 1785

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    Thomas Knowles



24 May 1785
Flixton, Lancashire, England

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 38

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 45

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 52

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Rogers, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Mary Rogerson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Rogerson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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