Stephen H Rogers

Male2 October 1864–11 January 1936

Brief Life History of Stephen H

When Stephen H Rogers was born on 2 October 1864, in Sussex, Delaware, United States, his father, George W Rogers, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Ann Burton, was 38. He married Emma Sarah Bryan on 27 December 1887, in Sussex, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Representative District 3, Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1910 and Representative District 4, Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1920. He died on 11 January 1936, in Laurel, Sussex, Delaware, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Georgetown, Sussex, Delaware, United States.

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Stephen H Rogers
Emma Sarah Bryan
Marriage: 27 December 1887
Ira Burton Rogers
Minnie J Rogers
Thomas Oland Rogers
Raymond D Rogers
Albert C Rogers
Olto M Rogers

Sources (17)

  • Stphen Rogers in household of George W Rogers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Stephen H Rogers & Emma B Bryan DE marriage record at
  • Stephen H. Rogers, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"

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  • Marriage
    27 December 1887Sussex, Delaware, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 1

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."


    Age 22

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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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