Walter Rogers

4 October 1875–8 March 1953 (Age 77)
Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Walter

When Walter Rogers was born on 4 October 1875, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, his father, John James Rogers, was 21 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Barnes, was 18. He married Claudia Bertha Walker on 19 October 1903. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 8, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 8 March 1953, in Saint Charles, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Rogers
Claudia Bertha Walker
Marriage: 19 October 1903
Mabel Rodgers
William Johnny Rogers
Dewey Jefferson Rogers
Jewell Lee Rogers
Thelma Rogers

Spouse and Children

19 October 1903


Parents and Siblings


    Martha Elizabeth Barnes




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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 17

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Rodgers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Rogers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Rodgers, "United States Census, 1920"

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