About Capt. John "Hellfire" Rogers
Capt. John Rogers, Sr. "Hell Fire John", born about 1750, w as a Scottish trader who lived most of his life with the Ch erokee. He had a trading post on the Hiwassee River about 1 2 miles from what is now Calhoun, Tennessee. He was reporte dly a Tory Captan during the Revolutionary War. He is know n in the literature variously as Captain John Rogers and He llfire Jack Rogers.