John Rogers

13 July 1788–
Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Rogers was born on 13 July 1788, in Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Roger, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Robertson, was 29. He married Margret Burton in 1823, in Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1861.

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Family Time Line

John Rogers
Margret Burton
Marriage: 1823
Peter Rodger
Dickson Rogers

Spouse and Children


    Margret Burton


Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


    Peter Rodger


    Dickson Rogers


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World Events (8)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 14

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

Age 27

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

Age 32

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Rogers in entry for Peter Rogers and Margaret Armstrong, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • John Rogers in entry for Dixon Rogers, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • John Rogers, "Ontario Census, 1861"

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