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Jonathan Rogers, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: New London, New London, Connecticut
Death: Died in the sea near Gull Island, Bristol County, MA, USA
Cause of death: Drowned off Gull's Island, Long Island Sound
Immediate Family:

Son of James Rogers, of New London and Elizabeth Rogers
Husband of Naomi Rogers
Father of Ruth Rogers; Elizabeth Rogers; Nathan Rogers; Bethia Rogers; Naomi Rogers and 5 others
Brother of Samuel Rogers of New London; Lydia Rogers; Joseph Rogers; John Rogers, of New London; Bathsheba Fox and 2 others

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About Jonathan Rogers, Sr.

A descendant of Mayflower passenger Thomas Rogers (SIC??) had shot a seal and went for it on a log. He attached one end of a rope to the seal and the other end to his own body, in order to have free use of his hands. The seal revived and in the struggle Mr. Rogers was drawn under the water and held there. It is further stated that his son Jonathan twelve (seven) years of age , was with his father and saw him go down. This Tradition, however , suggest that his son Jonathan was born incirca 1683 (1689). Newport, and immediately following the baptism, Jonathan and his brothers, James and John, were received as members of the Newport church having been baptized some time previous by Mr. John Crandall [ g.v. ] ofWesterly , RI. (Hubbard's Record). which was also owned by his son Jonathan. As late as 1902 , the stonehouse occupied father. the sabbath in principles, from which he never swerved. His family became the nucleus of a small denomination on the Great Neck which has ever since existed. From generation to generation they connected themselves with churches of their own faith in Road Island, at first with that of Newport, and afterwards with that of Hopkinton and Westerly, until in theyear 1784, 109 years after the baptism of their founder, Jonathan Rogers,they were organized into a distinctive church. Noah Wells, taken in Nov. 1697, was as follows: was built by Jonathan Rogers and which he formerly lived in. A. 102 A. in Great Neck pasture. 50 A. wet land in Neck. 8 cows, a bull, a mare, and 92 sheep. I feather bed, 2 blankets, 3 pr. sheets. Turndlebed, I fry pan and pewter, iron pot and kettle, 2 pot hooks, I pairprongs, 2 woolen wheels and a harping iron. Rods and fishing lines. Cart, wheels, and plow irons. 2 saddles Axes & Rams.

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He was married to Naomi BURDICK (daughter of Robert BURDICK and Ruth HUBBARD) on 2 Mar 1678 in Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island. Naomi BURDICK was born about 1658 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island. She died in New London, New London County, Connecticut. Jonathan ROGERS and Naomi BURDICK had the following children:

13 i. Ruth ROGERS was born ~1678 in New London, New London County, Connecticut. +14 ii. Elizabeth ROGERS. +15 iii. Naomi ROGERS. +16 iv. Content ROGERS. +17 v. Jonathon ROGERS. +18 vi. Rachel ROGERS. +19 vii. Catherine ROGERS.

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Jonathan Rogers, Sr.'s Timeline

1655
December 31, 1655
New London, New London, Connecticut
1667
1667
Age 11
New London, New London, Connecticut, USA
1674
March 2, 1674
Age 18
Quaker Hill, Waterford, New London County, CT, USA by Elder Hickox and Samuel Hubbard
March 2, 1674
Age 18
New London, New London, Connecticut
March 2, 1674
Age 18
New London, New London, Connecticut
March 2, 1674
Age 18
New London, New London, CT
1676
1676
Age 20
1678
March 2, 1678
Age 22
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
1681
1681
Age 25
New London, New London, Connecticut, USA
1683
1683
Age 27