Amos Philemon Rogers

27 September 1820–25 June 1846 (Age 25)
Edinburg, Portage, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Amos Philemon

When Amos Philemon Rogers was born on 27 September 1820, in Edinburg, Portage, Ohio, United States, his father, Chandler Rogers, was 25 and his mother, Amanda Hollister, was 21. He married Anna Matilda Doolittle on 12 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 25 June 1846, in Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Mount Pisgah Cemetery, Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Philemon Rogers
Anna Matilda Doolittle
Marriage: 12 January 1846
Amanda Jane Rogers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 10
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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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    Story Highlight


    'Anna Matilda Doolittle was born December 24, 1820 in Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Her father, John Doolittle was a mechanic and cabinet maker- Her mother, Ruth Davis was a small woman, …

    Sources (8)

    • Amos P. Rogers in entry for Amanda Jane Rogers Ward, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Amos Philemon Rogers, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Amos Philemon Rogers, "BillionGraves Index"

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