John Rogers

Foleshill, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Rogers was born in 1811, in Foleshill, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Rogers, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Palmer, was 26.

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John Rogers
Eliza Whetstone

Spouse & Children

  • Male1811–Male

  • Eliza Whetstone


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1786–Male

  • Elizabeth Palmer




  • James Rogers


  • Mary Rogers


  • Male1811–Male

  • Sarah Rogers


  • Female1816–1905Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 22

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 32

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • John Rogers, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Rogers, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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