When John Rogers was born in 1783, in Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Rogers, was 44 and his mother, Ann Davies, was 41. He married Diannah MOGG about 1814, in Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. He died in 1822, in his hometown, at the age of 39, and was buried in Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom.
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.
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