Joseph Rogers, Jr. (1635 - 1660) MP

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Birthplace: Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Managed by: Lori Lynn Wilke
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About Joseph Rogers, Jr.

Joseph Rogers was the son of Joseph Rogers and Hannah (Unknown). Joseph Rogers was born on July 19, 1635 at Probably, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

He married Susanna Deane, daughter of Stephen Deane and Elizabeth Ring, on February 4, 1660 at Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

Joseph Rogers died on December 27, 1660 at Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, at age 25; from a fall while wrestling with his friend Richard Hawes 'Christmas Day.'

Notes

  • In a court record of 1660, a John Hawes of Yarmouth was found not guilty of "takeing away the life of Josephth Rogers of Eastham by giveing him a most deadly fall... (MF5G V:158)"
  • An extended description of this unfortunate event and the trial of John Hawes that followed is found in Edmond Hawes of Yarmouth, Massachusetts: An Emigrant to America in 1635, pages 145-146 (pages 178-179 of the pdf).

Links

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From his Thomas Rogers Society page:

http://www.thomasrogerssociety.com/p1.htm#i15

Joseph Rogers [1]

  • M,
  • b. 19 July 1635,
  • d. 27 December 1660

Joseph Rogers was born on 19 July 1635 at prob., Duxbury. He was the son of Joseph Rogers and Hannah.

Joseph Rogers married Susanna Deane, daughter of Stephen Deane and Elizabeth Ring, on 4 April 1660 at Eastham.

Joseph Rogers died on 27 December 1660 at Eastham at age 25.

Citations

  • 1. [S1] Ann T. [Revised by], (Originally compiled by Alice W. A. Westgate) Reeves, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Descendants of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth, Mass. December 1620: Family of Thomas Rogers (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000), p. 6. Hereinafter cited as Rogers-Silver.
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Joseph Rogers, Jr.'s Timeline

1635
July 19, 1635
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
1660
April 4, 1660
Age 24
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
December 25, 1660
Age 25
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
1962
October 17, 1962
Age 25
November 9, 1962
Age 25
1963
July 11, 1963
Age 25