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Rogers, John H.

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Rogers, John H.
February 26, 2007 04:51PM
History of Trigg County, Historical and Biographical, ed. W.H. Perrin, F.A.
Battey Pub. Co., Chicago, 1884. p. 276. [Cerulean Springs Precinct]

JOHN H. ROGERS was born in Trigg County, May 21, 1823; he is the eldest of
four children born to Robert and Nancy (Baker) Rogers. The father was
born in 1798 in Virginia, and died in Christian County, Ky., in 1852. The
mother was born in 1802, in Caldwell County, Ky.; she died in Christian
County in 1854. Our subject was reared on his father's farm, and at the
age of twenty-three rented a farm in Christian County where he remained
three years. After the death of his father he bought out the heirs and
took possession of the farm, where he remained four years. He then moved
to Graves County, Ky., and remained five years. In 1863 he removed to
Trigg County and lived on a rented farm near the Springs one year. He then
returned to Christian County and farmed there two years. In 1881 he came
to his present farm of 125 acres, which he rents. He was married January
1, 1846, to Elizabeth H. Hicks, a native of Springfield, Robinson Co.,
Tenn. This lady died May 22, 1875, aged forty-six years. Ten children
(five boys and five girls) have blessed this union. Mr. Rogers is a
member of the the Masonic fraternity.

Rogers Baker Hicks
Christian-KY Caldwell-KY Graves-KY Springfield-Robinson-TN VA

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