William Rodgers

10 July 1835–24 February 1895 (Age 59)
Franklin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William

William Rodgers was born on 10 July 1835, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States as the son of Nicholas Rodgers and Nancy Bridgers. He married Louisa Harrod on 13 October 1857, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 February 1895, in his hometown, at the age of 59, and was buried in Franklin, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Rodgers
Louisa Harrod
Marriage: 13 October 1857
Caroline Rodgers
John S. Rodgers
Thomas D. Rodgers
Bourbon C Rodgers
Benjamin Franklin Rodgers
Lula Rodgers
William M. Rodgers
Robert Lee Rodgers
Walter Rodgers
Mollie Rodgers
Nicholas Rodgers
James B. Rodgers

Spouse and Children

13 October 1857
Franklin, Kentucky, United States


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Nicholas Rodgers


    Nancy Bridgers




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 15

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 26

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Roger 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Rodges, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Rodgers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Rodgers in household of Nicholas Rodgers, "United States Census, 1850"

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