John Joseph Rogerson

21 November 1880–15 February 1953 (Age 72)

The Life of John Joseph

John Joseph Rogerson was born on 21 November 1880, in Ireland as the son of Patrick Rogerson and Bridget Kelley. He married Julia A Varley on 24 April 1909, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Representative District 5, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1940. He died on 15 February 1953, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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John Joseph Rogerson
Julia A Varley
Marriage: 24 April 1909
John J Rogerson
Rosemary Rogerson
Catherine Rogerson
Rita Rogerson

Spouse and Children

24 April 1909
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States


    John J Rogerson



    Catherine Rogerson


    Rita Rogerson


Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Rogerson


    Bridget Kelley




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

Age 13

The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Rogerson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Rogerson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Rogerson, "United States Census, 1920"

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