Ballard Martin Rogers

25 August 1851–13 April 1923 (Age 71)
Braxton, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ballard Martin

When Ballard Martin Rogers was born on 25 August 1851, in Braxton, Virginia, United States, his father, William Fisher Rogers, was 24 and his mother, Cecilia Brady, was 19. He married Sarah Elizabeth Basham on 31 August 1876. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Umatilla, Oregon, United States in 1920. He died on 13 April 1923, in Pendleton, Umatilla, Oregon, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ballard Martin Rogers
1851–1923
Sarah Elizabeth Basham
1859–1932
Marriage: 31 August 1876
William Wade Rogers
1877–1956
Adeline Mae Rogers
1879–1936
Stella Lorraine Rogers
1881–1954
Nellie Ethel Rogers
1883–1918
Jessie Viola Rogers
1885–1952
Roy Chesley Rogers
1887–1967
Emery Llewelyn Rogers
1889–1978
Enna Pearl Rogers
1892–1968
Everett Lindon Rogers
1895–1896
Adelia Elizabeth Rogers
1897–1954
Leonard Martin Rogers
1901–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 August 1876
, Jackson, Missouri, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Age 8

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

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Story Highlight

Life Story of BALLARD MARTIN ROGERS

This life story was written by Ballard Martin Rogers' granddaughter, Lois Fay Sanderson Hicks on 2 February 1973 when she lived in Hermiston, Oregon. My grandparents, Ballard Martin Rogers & Sarah El …

Sources (3)

  • Ballard Rogers in household of William Rogers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • B M Rogers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • B M Rogers, "United States Census, 1900"

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