James Knox Polk Rogers

15 February 1848–27 November 1881 (Age 33)
Yamhill, Oregon Territory, United States

The Life of James Knox Polk

When James Knox Polk Rogers was born on 15 February 1848, in Yamhill, Oregon Territory, United States, his father, Joseph Barry Rogers, was 28 and his mother, Letitia B. Cook, was 24. He married Ora Ellen Kinney on 11 October 1868, in Lafayette, Yamhill, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 27 November 1881, in Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Dundee Cemetery, Dundee, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Knox Polk Rogers
1848–1881
Ora Ellen Kinney
1848–1932
Marriage: 11 October 1868
Minnie Letitia Rogers
1869–1941
Joseph Barry Rogers
1871–1936
Anna Maria Rogers
1875–1965
Louise Mary Rogers
1877–1928
George Walter Rogers
1879–1949
Sarah Elizabeth Rogers
1880–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 October 1868
Lafayette, Yamhill, Oregon, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Barry Rogers

    Male1820–1855Male

    Letitia B. Cook

    Female1824–1857Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1848–1881Male

    Lewis Cass Rogers

    Male1850–1901Male

    Garrison Rogers

    Male1850–Male

    Nancy Ann Rogers

    Female1852–1921Female

World Events (7)

1857 · Oregon Constitutional Convention

Age 9

The Oregon Constitutional Convention consisted of 60 delegates who met in Salem in 1857 to change Oregon from a territory to a state. 
1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Age 11

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Rogers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jim Rogers in entry for Jay S Brown and Sarah E Braden, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Jim Rogers in entry for Jay S Brown and Sarah E Rogers Braden, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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