When Mary Phenira Rogers was born on 11 July 1859, in Cullowhee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Hugh Rogers, was 43 and her mother, Melvina Parker, was 32. She married William Henry Harrison Hughes on 28 July 1878, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Greenville Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 13 January 1946, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.
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.
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