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Rogers Family

Genealogy - Giles Rogers of Virginia and his Descendents (updated 27 Jul 1999)

Lineage of Giles Rogers

John Roger - The Martyr

Charts: 1) Decendency to Giles Rogers 2) Descendents from Giles Rogers  

David's Lineage: No. 1, No. 2




Birth Records:

Marraige Records:

Wills: Col. Peter Rogers (1722-1785) - Halifax Co., VA


Newspaper Clippings:

Rogers Internet Resources:

        GenWeb: Virginia, Halifax Co., VA

        GenForum: Rogers, Halifax Co., VA

Rogers Researchers - Decendents of Giles Rogers of Virginia:

        Nancy Hill: Giles/John/Mary(Johnston)/Sarah(Howard)/...Nancy Hill

Other Rogers Researchers:

        The Rogers Hunters Home Page (source for some information on this site)

Genealogies, Historical Outlines and Publications:

1699 - ROGERS - 1991: descendants and ancestors, by Marie Rogers Sittler, pub in Miami, OK, 1991

Ancestors of Reeks and Rogers, Christchurch, Dorset, by Lindsay S. Reeks, pub Baltimore, MD, 1989

Branching out from Stephen Graves [also Rogers], by Jessie Wagner Graves, pub Knoxville, TN, 1991

Genealogy of the Rogers Family by Henry Rogers, 1933. This is an outstanding reference, but it is just a typewritten manuscript. The Connecticut State Library in Hartford may have the only copy.

The Rogers-Turfler Family, by I. Newton Williams, 1946.

Thomas Rogers, Pilgram, and some of his descendants. This is a manuscript, compiled for the Thomas Rogers Society in 1980. Thomas was a cousin to Giles Rogers of Virginia.

Climbing Will Rogers Family Tree,  by Dr. Reba Neighbors Collins from the Will Rogers Memorial in Claremore, OK.


Windle B. Rodgers Family Organization - 29 East Portland Ave., Vincennes IN 47591; 812-882-9371; Richard Carl Rodgers, II, Historian.

Rogers Clan - Highway 87 North, PO Box 340, Burkeville TX 75932; 409-565-4751; Helen Rogers Skelton.

Rogers Roots - 1321 Gum Tree, Huffman TX 77336-4012; 713-324-3797; Molly Reigard.

Thomas Rogers Society, Inc - 1208 Maple Ave., Evanston IL 60202, 708-328-7031; Mrs. George Clark Frederick, Pres.; Steven P. Rogers, Genealogist; Pub. newsletter (descendants of Thomas Rogers, a signer of the Mayflower Compact 1620, cousin of Giles Rogers of Virginia).

Other Items of Interest:

ROGERS: Origin of name: English. Derived from a Germanic first name comprising the components "hrod" [long o] and "geri," meaning renown and spear.