John F Rogers

Male1 March 1870–28 April 1904

Brief Life History of John F

When John F Rogers was born on 1 March 1870, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, his father, Lemuel R Rogers, was 41 and his mother, Louisa Moore, was 36. He lived in Jefferson, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Jefferson District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 28 April 1904, at the age of 34.

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Lemuel R Rogers
Louisa Moore
William Taylor Rogers
Minetta Alice M Rogers
Ruth Alice Elizabeth Rogers
Mary Frances Rogers
Frederick E Rogers
Claude U Rogers
John F Rogers
Jeptha Payton Rogers

Sources (7)

  • John F Rogers in household of Lemuel R Rogers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John F. Rogers, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • John F Rogers in household of Louisa Rogers, "United States Census, 1900"

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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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