Saturday, September 29, 2018

Surname Saturday -- ROGERS (England to colonial New England)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.

I am working in the 9th great-grandmothers by Ahnentafel number, and I am up to Ancestor #2165 who is Elizabweth ROGERS (1617-1680). [Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 9th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts.]

My ancestral line back through two generations in this ROGERS family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

16. Isaac Seaver (1823-1901)
17. Lucretia Townsend Smith (1827-1884)

32. Benjamin Seaver (1791-1825)
33. Abigail Gates (1797-1869)

66.  Nathan Gates (1767-1830)
67.  Abigail Knowlton (1774-1855)

134.  Jeremiah Knowlton (1745-1785)
135.  Abigail Peirce (1750-1775)

270.  Samuel Peirce (1712-1772)

271.  Abigail Stearns (1715-1798)

540.  John Peirce (1673-1744)
541.  Elizabeth Smith (1674-1747)

1082.  Daniel Smith (1642-1681)
1083.  Mary Grant (1648-1700)

2164.  Daniel Smith, born Abt. 1606 in England; died 14 July 1660 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  He married about 1642 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
2165.  Elizabeth Rogers, born Bef. 16 November 1617 in Dedham, Essex, England; died 27 July 1680 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Child of Daniel Smith and Elizabeth Rogers is:
Daniel Smith (1642-1681), married 1668 Mary Grant (1648-1700).

4330.  Thomas Rogers, born about 1588 in England; died 12 November 1638 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  He married  before 1617 in Probably Dedham, Essex, England.
4331.  Grace Ravens, born about 1591 in East Bergholt, Suffolk, England; died 03 June 1662 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  She was the daughter of 8662. Richard Ravens and 8663. Elizabeth Hedge.

Child of Thomas Rogers and Grace Ravens is:
Elizabeth Rogers (1617-1680), married 1643 Daniel Smith (1606-1660).

Information about this Rogers family was obtained from:

*  Robert Charles Anderson (editor), The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635 (Boston, Mass. : NEHGS, 2011), Volume VI, R-S, pages 88-90, Thomas Rogers sketch.

I have done no original research for this surname line.


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