Mire E Rogers

FemaleDecember 1875–

Brief Life History of Mire E

When Mire E Rogers was born in December 1875, her father, Chris W Rogers, was 28 and her mother, Ellen A Hubbel, was 32. She lived in Marion Township, Newton, Missouri, United States in 1880 and St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Chris W Rogers
1847–1936
Ellen A Hubbel
1843–1922
Mire E Rogers
1875–
Charles Andrew Rogers
1883–1976

Sources (5)

  • Mira Rogers in household of Chris Rogers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mira Rogers, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Mire E Rogers in household of Chris W Rogers, "United States Census, 1900"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

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