William David Rogers

25 February 1880–31 December 1953 (Age 73)
Easley, Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of William David

When William David Rogers was born on 25 February 1880, in Easley, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, his father, Milton Parkins Rogers, was 39 and his mother, Martha Ann Zanie Hunt, was 37. He married Esse Angie Gossett on 15 February 1903. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Liberty, Pickens, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 31 December 1953, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

William David Rogers
Esse Angie Gossett
Marriage: 15 February 1903
James Franklyn Rogers
Claude Willis Rogers

Spouse and Children

15 February 1903
Pickens,South Carolina


Parents and Siblings

    Milton Parkins Rogers


    Martha Ann Zanie Hunt





    Frances Ann Cassandra Rogers


    James Daniel Rogers


    Laban Augustus Rogers



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William D W Rodgers in household of Milton T Rodgers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David W Rogers in household of Milton P Rogers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David William Rogers in entry for Essie Gossett Rogers, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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