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ROGERS, Aaron - Stanly County, North Carolina

Started by Louise Norgaar Nov 30, 2013. 0 Replies

My earliest ROGERS is Aaron N ROGERS in Stanly County, North Carolina.  I do not know his parents, but he was married to Nancy UPCHURCH in this same county.  Aaron was born around 1825 or so but not…Continue

Oh lord 3 Direct ancestors in my tree.

Started by Susan Sep 17, 2010. 0 Replies

Well I have not gone to far into my Rogers lines but since I created this group it is best I put something down. I have 3 not 1  Rogers lines.   Two of which came from Wales  not sure if they are…Continue

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Comment by Glynn White Strabel on July 17, 2013 at 12:45pm

My grandmother's Rogers family are of the Waynesville (Clyde), NC area.

Comment by Candy Rogers on January 26, 2011 at 4:41pm
I also have a tree there..
Comment by Candy Rogers on January 26, 2011 at 4:39pm
My husband's father always said that he thought they were Dutch and Turkish? But I have not been able to find Where they came from. I do know that I have found them in Pa and NY But unable to find out where and when they came to the US...
Comment by Susan on January 26, 2011 at 3:37pm

My other Rogers come from Cornwall.

I have not put much effort into tracing this side as all my information is on an old computer and I have to fix this. But the earliest known Rogers is Mary Rogers 1760 c  Gwennap, Cornwall.  her parents???? MatthewRogers and Jane Williams (unverified)

Comment by Susan on January 26, 2011 at 3:30pm

My other Rogers from Wales.

James Rogers and Jane Isbester (Wales)?

Rogers, William
b. ABT 1821
Llanarth, or Usk Wales?
d. 1876
e. Occupation
m. Cooke or Cook, Emma
d. 1912


Arrived in Australia 1848 on the Tasman Port Philip Bay with wife.
TASMAN 18 10 1848 Port Phillip ... ... AL 2144
May have lived in the Castlemaine region or closer to Bendigo.
ROGERS John Tasman 1848 2144 4/4816 103
ROGERS William and Emma Tasman 1848 2144 4/4816 100
John could be their Ist born son or brother to William
Name: William Rogers
Given Name: William
Surname: Rogers
Sex: M
Birth: Abt 1820-1825 in UK?
Death: in Melbourne Victoria Australia
arrived Victoria 1848 on the `Tasman` age given 27 (also poss bro John age 20)
Marriage 1 Emma Cook Emma Born 1st Jan 1827 in Llangattock Vibon Avel, Monmouthshire, Wales

Comment by Susan on January 26, 2011 at 3:23pm

Hi Candy,

I am not aware of any of my Rogers been in America. I have a tree on tribal pages.


My earliest Rogers from  Wales


1:William Rogers/ Martha Whettal from Forden 

this is his son and my GG Grandfather

Rogers, William
b. 09 Nov 1838
Buttington, Montgomeryshire, WALES
d. 29 Feb 1904
24 Talbot Road, Wrexham, WALES
e. Burial
04 Mar 1904
Wrexham Cemetery


Rogers: Credit to Graham Price my distant cousin.

1. Of Buttington, Welshpool, Wrexham, Rossett, Wales, and of South Yarra, Victoria, Australia.
William Rogers married Martha Whettall aka Whitehall at Forden parish church 18th Sep 1832. William was the fifth child of William & Martha Rogers of Buttington and Welshpool. William Rogers, the elder, was a farmer of Buttington, then later a shoemaker of Welshpool having a store at Craven Square.

William & Martha’s children were: Thomas b. 1833, bap. by Newtown Methodist circuit 14 Jul. Thomas (occupation weaver) is not known to have married but is known to have emigrated to Canada prior to 1901; Sarah b. 08 Oct 1834, bap. Newtown Methodist circuit 23 Nov; Ann b. 1836, later a cook to either Garth Hall or Brookland Hall, then to cook for Susan Phillips, schoolmistress of Shrewsbury Rd., Welshpool; Mary b. 1837, later a housekeeper. Little more is known of these ladies, none seem to have married; William (master builder) b. at Buttington 09 Nov 1838, married a) Margaret Anne Jones at St. John’s, Chester, Cheshire 08 Sep 1862. b) Margaret Jones at John Street Wesleyan Chapel, Chester, Cheshire 14 Apr 1871; John (upholstery master) born at Buttington 1840; Joseph born at Buttington 30
Jun 1848; Martha, born 1849.

William Rogers & Margaret Anne Jones had six children prior to her death in 1870 several weeks after the birth of their youngest son, Frederick Wayman Rogers. The children were: Elizabeth Emily 30 May 1863, never married, died at Wrexham 17 Feb 1921; Sarah Anne b. At Wrexham, Denbighshire 11 Sep 1864, married Harry Walter Issell (picture theatre proprietor) 01 May 1886 at Windsor, Victoria Australia, died Tasmania, Australia 17 Mar 1946; Margaret Frances b. 28 Apr 1866 at Rossett, married Percy Ambrose Craw (drapery merchant) at 39 Tivoli Rd., South Yarra, Victoria, Australia; Helena Louisa b. Rossett 16 Sep 1867, married Frederick Andrew Price (milling engineer) at Toorak Jubilee Methodist Church, Victoria, Australia 26 Dec 1887; William Gladstone b. Rossett 09 Nov 1868, married a) Edith Sarah Rogers 02 Aug 1890 at South Yarra, Victoria, Australia. b) Elsie Ruth Bradshaw 17 Nov 1897 at Toorak Wesleyan Jubilee Church; Frederick Wayman b. Rossett 29 Oct 1797, married Jane Ann Kifack 1895 at Wesleyan Church, Palm Grove, Birkenhead, England.

The children of William Rogers and his second wife Margaret Jones were: Robert James b. 29 Oct 1872 at Rossett, died 11 Nov 1872 at Rossett; Esther Ann (nursing sister) b. 05 Jan 1887 at Rossett, never married, died at Wrexham, Denbighshire 12 Jun 1972; Hubert Stanley b. Rossett 16 Jul 1889 (basket maker. Hubert became totally blind in childhood, never married, and died at Wrexham 13 Mar 1949.

Comment by Candy Rogers on January 26, 2011 at 2:05pm

I am also looking for Rogers lines . We have much on the Rogers family from Pa And NY. If interested please let me know.either here or at

Have some photos of early Rogers...


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