John Alexander Rodgers1

M, b. 25 December 1812, d. 31 January 1887
     John Alexander Rodgers was born on 25 December 1812 at Gallia Co., OH. He married Christina McCormick, daughter of James McCormick and Rachel Niswonger.1 John Alexander Rodgers died on 31 January 1887 at Gallia Co., OH, at age 74. He was buried in February 1897 at Bethel Cemetery, Addison Twp., Gallia Co., OH, Findagrave #58952679.

Children of John Alexander Rodgers and Christina McCormick

Citations

  1. [S41] M.D., M.A. William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Genealogies, p.459.
  2. [S2431] 1850 Federal Census, Gallia County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 81.
  3. [S685] 1860 Federal Census, Gallia County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 966; FHL #803966.

John Carr Rodgers

M, b. 1814
     John Carr Rodgers died at Springfield, Clark Co., OH. He married Eliza Brown. John Carr Rodgers was born in 1814 at West Hanover, Dauphin Co., PA. He was the son of Robert Rodgers and Isabella Carr.

Dr. John Harrison Rodgers

M, b. 19 August 1834
     Occupation: Medical Doctor. Dr. John Harrison Rodgers was graduated at Studied medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA. He was born on 19 August 1834 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH. He was the son of Dr. Robert Rodgers and Effie Harrison. Dr. John Harrison Rodgers was graduated in 1853 at Miami University, Oxford, Butler Co., OH. He married Jane Mitchell Sturgeon on 21 May 1857 at Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA. Dr. John Harrison Rodgers began military service in 1861 Union Army, Assistant Surgeon, 44th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was Springfield, Clark Co., OH.

Children of Dr. John Harrison Rodgers and Jane Mitchell Sturgeon

John Harvey Rodgers Jr.

M, b. circa 1920
     John Harvey Rodgers Jr. was born circa 1920 at Missouri. He was the son of James Harvey Rodgers and Nellie May Alderson. John Harvey Rodgers Jr. began military service on 16 July 1942 WW II, private, U.S. Army.

John Samuel Rodgers1

M, b. circa 1855, d. 1924
     John Samuel Rodgers was born circa 1855 at Gallia Co., OH.1 He was the son of John Alexander Rodgers and Christina McCormick.1 John Samuel Rodgers died in 1924.

Citations

  1. [S685] 1860 Federal Census, Gallia County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 966; FHL #803966.

John Thomas Rodgers

M, b. 5 August 1899, d. 22 December 1961
     John Thomas Rodgers was born on 5 August 1899 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH. He was the son of William Bower Rodgers and Katherine Hall Pringle. John Thomas Rodgers began military service on 16 October 1918 at Princeton, Mercer Co., NJ, Students' Army Training Corps, Private. He lived on 4 April 1930 at Princeton, Mercer Co., NJ. Occupation: Teacher, St. John College in 1934 at Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co., MD. He died on 22 December 1961 at Washington, District of Columbia, at age 62 Obituary, Springfield Daily News, Saturday, December 23, 1961 (via findagrave.com):

JOHN THOMAS RODGERS
John Thomas Rodgers, 62, of Washington, D. C., died in a hospital there at 2:30 a.m. Friday.
Mr. Rodgers was an employe of the Library of Congress. He was graduated from Springfield High School and received his bachelor's degree in 1921 from Princeton University.
A native of Springfield, he was born Aug. 5, 1899, the son of William B. and Katherine Pringle Rodgers. He was the grandson of Dr. John Rodgers and great-grandson of Dr. Robert Rodgers, early residents of Springfield.
Survivors are five cousins, Mrs. Alice Bahman and Richard Rodgers of Springfield, Miss Eleanor Rodgers of Cambridge, Mass., Francis Rodgers with Princeton University and William Pringle of Ohio.
His body was taken to the Robert Lee funeral home in Washington, D. C., for services at 10 a.m. Tuesday. It will then be held in Ferncliff Cemetery at 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. William Meyer of Northminster Presbyterian Church officiating.

He was buried on 26 December 1961 at Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Clark Co., OH, Find A Grave Memorial# 35717365.

Rev. Joseph H. Rodgers1

M, b. circa 1862, d. before January 1920
     Rev. Joseph H. Rodgers was born circa 1862 at Pennsylvania.1 He married Gertrude Alice Pope, daughter of Dr. Fenelon F. H. Pope and Laura Eleanor Clippinger, circa 1907.1 Rev. Joseph H. Rodgers died before January 1920.

Child of Rev. Joseph H. Rodgers and Gertrude Alice Pope

Citations

  1. [S397] 1910 Federal Census, Adams County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1150; FHL #1375163.

Joseph P. Rodgers1

M, b. circa June 1909
     Joseph P. Rodgers was born circa June 1909 at Adams Co. (probably), OH.1 He was the son of Rev. Joseph H. Rodgers and Gertrude Alice Pope.1 Joseph P. Rodgers lived in January 1920 at 2622 Stanton Avenue, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH.2
Note: Not found in censuses after 1920.

Citations

  1. [S397] 1910 Federal Census, Adams County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1150; FHL #1375163.
  2. [S1189] 1920 Federal Census, Hamilton County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1395.

Josiah Rodgers

M, b. 1826, d. 1854
     Josiah Rodgers was born in 1826 at Pennsylvania. He married Elizabeth Crane on 11 June 1850 at Cass Co., IN. Josiah Rodgers died in 1854 at Cass Co., IN. He was buried in 1854 at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Cass Co., IN.

Julia Ann Rodgers

F
     Julia Ann Rodgers married Samuel Stillman Dewey.

Child of Julia Ann Rodgers and Samuel Stillman Dewey

Louise Rodgers

F, b. 26 July 1886, d. 26 November 1993
     Louise Rodgers was born on 26 July 1886 at New Carlisle, Clark Co., OH. She was the daughter of George Greene Rodgers and Sarah Bacon. Louise Rodgers died on 26 November 1993 at Columbus, Franklin Co., OH, at age 107 Obituary, Springfield News-Sun, Sunday, November 28, 1993 (via findagrave.com):

LOUISE RODGERS
Louise Rodgers, 107, died on November 26, 1993 in the Wesley Glen Retirement Center in Columbus, Ohio. Miss Rodgers was born on July 26, 1886 in New Carlisle, the daughter of George G. and Sarah (Bacon) Rodgers. Her family moved to Springfield when she was a year old. She is was the last living member of her immediate family.
In the 1920's she worked at The Book Shop in downtown Springfield on East High Street for ten years. Miss Rodgers retired from Wrens Balcony Bookstore in 1952 after serving as the manager for twelve years.
Miss Rodgers was a member of the Northminster Presbyterian Church and of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She is survived by two close friends, Thelma Lester of Springfield and Barbara and Dr. Michael Williams of Ashland, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Alice Rodgers Muzzy.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Ferncliff Cemetery with the Dr. Michael Williams officiating. The family is being served by the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home.

She was buried in November 1993 at Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Clark Co., OH, Find A Grave Memorial# 35721712.

Lucinda Winwood Rodgers1

F, b. 4 November 1908, d. 28 December 1954
     Lucinda Winwood Rodgers was born on 4 November 1908 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Robert Sinclair Rodgers and Edith Ann Winwood.1 Lucinda Winwood Rodgers married Alfred Burton Closson, son of Henry Burton Closson and Mary Ann Nixon, on 15 June 1929. Lucinda Winwood Rodgers lived in April 1940 at 517 Maxwell, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH. She died on 28 December 1954 at age 46 Obituary (Findagrave.com):

There were misty eyes Wednesday among scores of the Cincinnati areas's less fortunate families. They mourned the untimely death of their Lady Bountiful, Mrs. Lucinda Rodgers Closson. The wife of A. Burton Closson, president of the A. B. Closson Jr., Co., 421-423 Race Street, interior furnishers and decorators, she died Tuesday night at the age of 46 at Holmes Hospital. She suffered from the same illness that last year took a friend of the family, Senator Robert A. Taft. She had been seriously ill since Sept. 1. Her home was at 8505 Shawnee Run Road, Indian Hill. MRS. CLOSSON'S activities in her private charities and in St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Terrace Park, and earlier in Calvary Episcopal Church, Clifton, formed a continuing interest all her married life. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sinclair Rodgers, Springfield, O. She attended Rosemary Hall, Greenwich, Conn. MRS. CLOSSON was a board member and past president of the Women's Exchange and a board member of the Widows and Old Men's Home, Walnut Hills. Active in society circles, Mrs. Closson also was a member of the Colonial Dames, Junior League and Indian Hill Garden Club. Besides her husband, who is active in a number of local organizations, she leaves a son, A. Burton Closson III, and one sister, Mrs. Richard Bahman, Springfield. A graduate of Yale, the son returned from the Harvard School of Business Administration in November when his mother's illness became critical.

FUNERAL SERVICES have tentatively been set for Friday afternoon in St. Thomas Church, with burial in Spring Grove Cemetery. The family requests that, instead of flowers, friends send contributions to the Laboratory of Hematology, University of Cincinnati, or St. Thomas Church.

She was buried at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH, Findagrave #78909190.

Citations

  1. [S1359] 1920 Federal Census, Clark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1354.

Manley Riley Rodgers

M, b. 11 September 1912, d. 8 September 1978
     Manley Riley Rodgers was born on 11 September 1912 at Montgomery Co., MO. He was the son of Thomas Powell Rodgers and Jennie James Smith. Manley Riley Rodgers died on 8 September 1978 at St. Louis Co., MO, at age 65 OBITUARY - Montgomery City Standard (MO); 14 Sept. 14, 1978:

M. E. RODGERS
Services for Manley Riley Rodgers, 65, of Montgomery City were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Montgomery City United Methodist Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Charles Millner officiating.
Mrs. Karen Miller was vocalist with Mrs. E. Boone Schlanker as organist.
Interment was in the Montgomery City Cemetery with the following as pallbearers: Don Truitt, Harold Landrum, John Franklin Miller, Burt Miller, John Harness and Wendell Bishop.
The Schlanker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He died Friday at St. Luke's Hospital West in St. Louis County following an extended illness.
Mr. Rodgers was born Sept. 11, 1912, near Montgomery City, where he spent his entire life. He is the son of Thomas Powell and Jennie Smith Rodgers. On Aug. 18, 1940, he married the former Betty Marie Rhoads who survives at home.
Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Phyllis Anne Bernat; two grandchildren, Christina Ann and Eric Wayne Bernat; and one son-in-law, Otto L. Bernat all of Montgomery City.
Mr. Rodgers was an agent for the Columbia Mutual Insurance Co. and a retired farmer. he was the director of the First National Mercantile Bank at Montgomery City and currently was serving as its vice-president.
Mr. Rodgers was a member of the Montgomery City United Methodist Presbyterian Church and was active in the Montgomery City Lions Club.


He was buried in September 1978 at Montgomery City Cemetery, Montgomery City, Montgomery Co., MO.

Margaret Rodgers

F, b. 13 May 1777, d. 22 November 1846
     Margaret Rodgers was born on 13 May 1777 at Cumberland Co., PA, SAR Application of Donald Crossley Smith, approved 17 FEB 1953. She was the daughter of Richard Rodgers and Rachel Denny. Margaret Rodgers married John Peebles, son of William Peebles and Elizabeth Finley, on 17 November 1795 at Cumberland Co., PA. Margaret Rodgers died on 22 November 1846 at Hanging Rock, Lawrence Co., OH, at age 69. She was buried in November 1846 at Greenlawn Cemetery, Portsmouth, Scioto Co., OH, Find A Grave Memorial# 39573965.

Children of Margaret Rodgers and John Peebles

Martha Rodgers1

F, b. 5 July 1860, d. 10 April 1884
     Martha Rodgers was born on 5 July 1860 at Gallia Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of John Alexander Rodgers and Christina McCormick.1 Martha Rodgers died on 10 April 1884 at Gallia Co., OH, at age 23. She was buried in April 1884 at Bethel Cemetery, Addison Twp., Gallia Co., OH, Findagrave #58952110.

Citations

  1. [S685] 1860 Federal Census, Gallia County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 966; FHL #803966.

Martha Burton Rodgers

F, b. 30 July 1892, d. October 1968
     Martha Burton Rodgers was born on 30 July 1892 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH. She was the daughter of James Denny Rodgers and Elizabeth Morris. Martha Burton Rodgers married James Ford Minear, son of Nathan O. Minear and Georgia Victoria Darnes, on 10 June 1913 at Clark Co., OH. Martha Burton Rodgers lived on 3 January 1920 at 501 Woodlawn Avenue, Springfield, Clark Co., OH.1 She died in October 1968 at Palm Beach Co., FL, at age 76.

Children of Martha Burton Rodgers and James Ford Minear

Citations

  1. [S1359] 1920 Federal Census, Clark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 1354.

Mary Rodgers1

F, b. 2 August 1801, d. 10 August 1878
     Mary Rodgers was born on 2 August 1801 at Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co., PA.1 She was the daughter of James Rodgers and Jennet Quigley. Mary Rodgers married Isaac Ward, son of William Ward and Polly Harrison, on 1 April 1823. Mary Rodgers died on 10 August 1878 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH, at age 77.

Child of Mary Rodgers and Isaac Ward

Citations

  1. [S47] Belle McKinney Hays Swope, History of the Families of McKinney-Brady-Quigley, 235.

Mary Grand-Girard Rodgers

F, b. 9 July 1869, d. 25 November 1941
     Mary Grand-Girard Rodgers was born on 9 July 1869 at Chariton, Lucas Co., IA. She was the daughter of Thomas Scott Rodgers and Lavinia Frederica Grand-Girard. Mary Grand-Girard Rodgers married Samuel Clark Porter, son of Robert Porter and Mary Stewart, on 5 June 1895 at Lucas Co., IA. Mary Grand-Girard Rodgers lived on 29 June 1900 at Chariton, Lucas Co., IA.1 She lived on 21 April 1910 at 157 North Abby Street, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA.2 She died on 25 November 1941 at Fresno Co., CA, at age 72.

Children of Mary Grand-Girard Rodgers and Samuel Clark Porter

Citations

  1. [S4163] 1900 Federal Census, Lucas County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 445; FHL #1240445.
  2. [S4164] 1910 Federal Census, Fresno County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 76; FHL #1374089.

Mary Ward Rodgers

F, b. 4 May 1864
     Mary Ward Rodgers lived at Muncie, Delaware Co., IN (1905). She was born on 4 May 1864. She was the daughter of James Linn Rodgers and Hettie Burd Cochran. Mary Ward Rodgers married Frank W. Prothero on 21 July 1890.

Children of Mary Ward Rodgers and Frank W. Prothero

Mathilda Rodgers

F
     Mathilda Rodgers was the daughter of John Carr Rodgers and Eliza Brown.

Nelle White Rodgers

F, b. 6 December 1872, d. 8 July 1952
     Cause of death: Arteriosclerosis. Nelle White Rodgers was born on 6 December 1872 at Chariton, Lucas Co., IA. She was the daughter of Thomas Scott Rodgers and Lavinia Frederica Grand-Girard. Nelle White Rodgers married Rev. William Braden Gillespie on 29 June 1898 at Chariton, Lucas Co., IA. Nelle White Rodgers died on 8 July 1952 at Lynwood, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 79. She was buried on 12 July 1952 at Belmont Memorial Park Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA.

Children of Nelle White Rodgers and Rev. William Braden Gillespie

Olive Kirkendall Rodgers

F, b. 25 September 1905, d. 25 October 1982
     Olive Kirkendall Rodgers was born on 25 September 1905 at Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She was the daughter of Archibald Rodgers and Olive Dell Kirkendall. Olive Kirkendall Rodgers married Earl Sylvester Wendell, son of William Sherman Wendell and Rosa Marie Bragg, on 12 May 1925 at Akron, Summit Co., OH. Olive Kirkendall Rodgers died on 25 October 1982 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH, at age 77 OBITUARY - Springfield (Ohio) News - Tuesday, October 26, 1982

MRS. OLIVE R. WENDELL, 76, of 111 Sunrise Terrace, New Carlisle, died Monday in Belle Manor Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl, in July, 1968. She was a member of the Honey Creek United Presbyterian Church and the Seniors Citizens Club, both of New Carlisle. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Olive) Boyd, Bristol, Virginia; a son, Earl Wade (Bud) Wendell, Nashville, Tennessee; 10 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle, with the Rev. Joseph Quinn officiating, and burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. She was buried in 1982 at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH, Find A Grave Memorial# 47993918.
Note: When Grandma Wendell came to visit, she kind of took over the house. I remember that she would whip out a kleenex at the first sight of a grubby kid's face, and proceed to scrub right down to the dermis if that's what it took to get us clean (which it probably did!). We were in awe of her, but there was never a minute of doubt about her love of us. (DLB 2005.)

Paul Cochran Rodgers

M, b. 20 February 1896, d. December 1964
     Paul Cochran Rodgers was born on 20 February 1896 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH. He was the son of William Rodgers and Josephine Ray Paul. Paul Cochran Rodgers died in December 1964 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH, at age 68. He was buried at Ferncliff Cemetery, Section A, Springfield, Clark Co., OH.

Presley Rodgers1

M, b. 1 April 1803, d. 21 December 1866
     Presley Rodgers was born on 1 April 1803 at Bardstown, Nelson Co., KY.1 He was the son of James Joshua Rodgers. Presley Rodgers married Elizabeth Foley on 6 July 1823, Kentucky Pioneer and Court Records, by Mrs. Harry Kennett McAdams, Lexington, KY 1929, p.292.1 Presley Rodgers died on 21 December 1866 at Montgomery Co., MO, at age 63. He was buried in December 1866 at Montgomery City Cemetery, Montgomery City, Montgomery Co., MO.

Children of Presley Rodgers and Elizabeth Foley

Citations

  1. [S1740] 1860 Federal Census, Montgomery County, Missouri. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 635; FHL #803635.

Rachel Rodgers1

F, b. 15 November 1804, d. 21 February 1895
     Rachel Rodgers was born on 15 November 1804 at Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co., PA.1 She was the daughter of James Rodgers and Jennet Quigley.
Note: unmarried as of 1850 census. Rachel Rodgers died on 21 February 1895 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH, at age 90.1

Citations

  1. [S47] Belle McKinney Hays Swope, History of the Families of McKinney-Brady-Quigley, 235.

Rachel Rodgers

F
     Rachel Rodgers was the daughter of Richard Rodgers and Rachel Denny.

Rachel Ellen Rodgers

F, b. 18 July 1852, d. 5 April 1864
     Rachel Ellen Rodgers was born on 18 July 1852 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH. She was the daughter of Richard Rodgers and Alice Greene. Rachel Ellen Rodgers died on 5 April 1864 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH, at age 11. She was buried in April 1864 at Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Clark Co., OH, Find A Grave Memorial# 35694965.

Rebecca Rodgers

F
     Rebecca Rodgers was the daughter of William Allen Rodgers.

Rebecca Allen Rodgers

F, b. 1 May 1805, d. 1885
     Rebecca Allen Rodgers was born on 1 May 1805. She was the daughter of Robert Rodgers and Effie Allen. Rebecca Allen Rodgers married Thomas Mitchell McCormick on 14 December 1826 at Dauphin Co., PA. Rebecca Allen Rodgers died in 1885 at Clinton, Clinton Co., IA. She was buried at Clinton, Clinton Co., IA.

Children of Rebecca Allen Rodgers and Thomas Mitchell McCormick

Citations

  1. [S701] 1850 Federal Census, Clark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 666.

Richard Rodgers1,2

M, b. 1733, d. 11 September 1804
     Richard Rodgers was born in 1733.2 He was the son of William Rodgers. Richard Rodgers lived at Cumberland Co., PA.1 He married Rachel Denny, daughter of William Denny and Sarah Henderson. Richard Rodgers died on 11 September 1804 at Hopewell Twp., Cumberland (now Dauphin) Co., PA, or 16 September, per Swope.2 He was buried in September 1804 at Middle Spring Presbyterian Church, Middle Spring, Cumberland Co., PA, Find A Grave Memorial# 44304228.

Children of Richard Rodgers and Rachel Denny

Citations

  1. [S20] Joseph Sullivant, A Genealogy and Family Memorial, 244.
  2. [S47] Belle McKinney Hays Swope, History of the Families of McKinney-Brady-Quigley, 234.