Myrtle B Rodgers

January 1879–1954 (Age 75)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Myrtle B

When Myrtle B Rodgers was born in January 1879, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Alfred Hudson Rodgers, was 28 and her mother, Jennie S Winters, was 29. She married Jacob Bomberger Myers on 1 May 1902, in Middletown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Southampton Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Middletown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years. She died in 1954, at the age of 75, and was buried in Middletown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Bomberger Myers
Myrtle B Rodgers
Marriage: 1 May 1902
Gertrude Lovenia Myers
Richard Eagle Myers
Elizabeth Myers

Spouse and Children

1 May 1902
Middletown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States


    Gertrude Lovenia Myers


    Richard Eagle Myers


    Elizabeth Myers


Parents and Siblings

    Alfred Hudson Rodgers


    Jennie S Winters




    Mary E Rodgers


    Elias Gertrude Rodgers



    William L Rodgers



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Roger 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mertel B Rodgers in household of Alfred Rodgers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Myrtle B Rogers in household of Samuel B Shiley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myrtle B Myers in household of Jacob B Myers, "United States Census, 1940"

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