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
Edna L. Maynor
Alva Elizabeth Rogers

Spouse and Children



    Alva Elizabeth Rogers


Parents and Siblings



    Eula M Rogers



    Woodrow John Rogers



    Mary Rogers


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


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. 

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Story Highlight


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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