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John Rogers

Male about 1657 - 1738  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name John Rogers 
    Born about 1657  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 23 August 1657  the Second Church of Scituate Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation Shipwright 
    Died between 1 March 1738 and 18 July 1738  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From John Rogers of Marshfield:
      John’s will d. Mar. 2, 1737/8, p. July 18, 1738, describes himself as of Scituate, a shipwright, “aged and under infirmity of body”; directs that his wife shall be supported out of his estate by his executor; gives his son, John, ten shillings, “having given him considerable formerly”; to his grandchildren, the children of his daughter, “Else,” (Alice) who married Thomas Clark, “twenty pounds in bills of credit of ye old Tenor, or silver equivalent thereto, one ounce of silver being reconed equal to twenty-seven shillings of said bills”; and legacies to his daughter, Hannah Thrift ; to the children of his daughter, Elizabeth deceased; to the son of his son, Thomas, deceased; to his daughter, Mary Staples ; to his son, Caleb Rogers; and to his son, Joshua Rogers, whom he appoints executor and to whom he gives “the farm and land where I now dwell in Scituate” and all his other property, but charging upon it the support of his wife “his (Joshua’s) mother” and the payment of the legacies, except Caleb’s, which was real estate.
      John Rogers of Scituate, shipwright, acknowledges “to have received of Thomas Rogers of Marshfield, Executor of the last will and testament of my then father, John Rogers late of Marshfield,
      aforesaid, the full and just sum of three hundred pounds in money in full for ye legacy given me in ye last will and testament of the said John Rogers.” Signed John Rogers, Jr., and acknowledged at Plymouth, Dec. 23, 1728, before Jona. Cushing, Justice of the Peace. [2]
    Person ID I13262  Schirado
    Last Modified 8 July 2013 

    Father Dea. John Rogers,   b. about 1631, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1717 [1718], Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Rhoda King,   b. 11 October 1639, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1662, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 8 October 1656  Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F608  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. John Rogers,   b. 14 March 1682/3, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Alice Rogers,   b. 26 March 1685, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1719, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     3. Daniel Rogers,   b. 31 March 1688, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Rogers,   b. October 1691, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Thomas Rogers,   b. 15 August 1695, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1 March 1736/7  (Age 41 years)
    Family ID F9531  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Hannah Worthycake,   d. after 1738 
    Married 14 September 1701  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Hannah Rogers,   b. 26 May 1704, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Rogers,   b. 26 December 1705, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Joshua Rogers,   b. 22 April 1708, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 April 1785, Chesterfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Mary Rogers,   b. 15 April 1712, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Caleb Rogers,   b. 14 April 1718, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 January 1805, Hanover, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F43555  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] (NEHGS, Boston, 1909).

    2. [S62] Josiah H. Drummond, (West Hanover MA: R.B. Ellis, 1898).


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