Robert Morgan Rogers

15 June 1815–1880 (Age 64)
Harford, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Morgan

When Robert Morgan Rogers was born on 15 June 1815, in Harford, Maryland, United States, his father, Joseph Rogers, was 32 and his mother, Mary Cooper Morgan, was 26. He married Susan Emerette Allen on 27 September 1852, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1880, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in California, United States.

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Robert Morgan Rogers
1815–1880
Susan Emerette Allen
1834–1869
Marriage: 27 September 1852
Emeretta Victoria Rogers
1853–1935

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1852Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 5
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Roger
    Rodgers

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    Brief Life History

    Robert M Rogers, son of Joseph and Mary Cooper Morgan Rogers. born in Harford Co Md. Robert was a school teacher in the 1830s and 1840s in Ohio.By the late 1840s and early 1850s, Robert was in the tin …

    Sources (5)

    • Robert M. Rogers, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
    • Rodgers in entry for Emmeretta Owens, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Robert Morgan Rogers, "Find A Grave Index"

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