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Thomas Rogers, Sr.

Birthplace: Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
Death: Died in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Son of James Rogers, of Newport and Mary Rogers
Husband of Sarah Rogers
Father of James R Rogers; Sarah Wells; Thomas Rogers, Jr.; Robert ROGERS; Simeon ROGERS and 3 others
Brother of Sarah Knight and John Rogers, of Newport

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About Thomas Rogers, of Newport

Thomas Rogers (son of James Rogers and Mary)51, 52 was born Abt. 1639 in Newport, Rhode Island, and died 23 Nov 1719 in Newport, Rhode Island. He married Sarah on Abt. 1667 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.


Thomas Rogers was listed as a freeman in 1668 and was taxed 19s., 4d., in 1680. On September 8, 1696 he bought of Thomas Earle, for 110, land in Dartmouth. He is called of Portsmouth at this date, but he was not there long probably, his residence being chiefly at Newport, Rhode Island. On 4 February 1702, he was known as a proprietor in common lands at Newport. His will was proved on 17 December 1719 with his son Samuel named as executor. He calls himself aged seventy-seven years.

To wife Sarah, half of dwelling house and land. To son Samuel, half of dwelling house and land. To son James, 5sh. To son Thomas, 7sh. To daughter Sarah, wife of Thomas Wells, 5sh. To son John Rogers, 5sh. To daughter Elizabeth, wife of Samuel Bailey, 5sh. To son Jerimiah 3sh. To son Joseph, 6sh. To son Daniel 6sh. To daughter Abigail Rogers, unmarried, 12sh. To grandson Edward Rogers, 10sh.

More About Thomas Rogers and Sarah: Marriage: Abt. 1667, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.

Children of Thomas Rogers and Sarah are:

  1. James Rogers, b. Abt. 1668, d. date unknown.
  2. +Thomas Rogers, Jr., b. Abt. 1670, Newport Rhode Island53, 54, 55, d. 22 Aug 1736, Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island.
  3. Jonathan Rogers, b. Abt. 1673, d. Abt. 1716, Newport, Rhode Island.
  4. +Sarah Rogers, b. Abt. 1675, d. Bef. 1771.
  5. +John B. Rogers, b. Abt. 1677, Newport, Rhode Island, d. 28 Apr 1761.
  6. Elizabeth Rogers, b. Abt. 1679, d. date unknown.
  7. +Jeremiah Rogers, b. Abt. 1681, Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, d. Bef. 1768.
  8. Joseph Rogers, b. Abt. 1683, d. date unknown.
  9. Daniel Rogers, b. Abt. 1685, d. date unknown.
  10. Samuel Rogers, b. Abt. 1687, d. date unknown.
  11. Abigail Rogers, b. Abt. 1689, d. date unknown.
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Thomas Rogers, of Newport's Timeline

Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
Age 21
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Age 28
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
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Probably, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
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Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
November 23, 1719
Age 80
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island