Bennie Oliver Rogers

1 May 1919–14 February 1994 (Age 74)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bennie Oliver

When Bennie Oliver Rogers was born on 1 May 1919, in Tennessee, United States, his father, George Oliver Rogers, was 32 and his mother, Mary Magdalene Moore, was 30. He had at least 1 daughter with Edna L. Maynor. He lived in Civil District 1, Polk, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 14 February 1994, in Benton, Polk, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Polk, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bennie Oliver Rogers
1919–1994
Edna L. Maynor
1928–2016
Alva Elizabeth Rogers
1961–1964

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Alva Elizabeth Rogers

    Female1961–1964Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Eula M Rogers

    Female1910–1993Female

    Male1912–1996Male

    Woodrow John Rogers

    Male1915–2006Male

    Male1919–1994Male

    Mary Rogers

    Female1921–2018Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 12

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1941

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Benjamin

Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Polk County, Tennessee M/fm: Sgt. US Army, WWII

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin C Rogers in household of George O Rogers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ben O Rogers in household of George O Rogers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernie Rogers in household of George O Rogers, "United States Census, 1940"

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