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About Thomas Rogers, Gent.
- History and Genealogy of the Mayflower Planters By Leon C. Hills, Leon Clark Hills Pg.130
- Gen.1 John Fitz Roger, b. abt. 1335 Eng. m. 1385/6 Elizabeth, b. 1330, dau. of Sir Symon de Furneaux of Ashington, wid. of Sir John Blount. She was a very wealthy heiress, sole heir of her father and of the 9th gen. in direct line from Odo de Fornell b. abt. 1040 in Normandy who came to Eng. with the Conqueror.
- Gen.2 Sir John Fitz Roger, Knt. b. abt. 1386/7.
- Gen.3 Thomas Rogers Gent, b. 1408 at Ashington, Somerset, in a Furneaux mansion. m. 1st abt. 1433/4 and had Thomas; m. 2nd late in life.
- Gen.4 Thomas Rogers Sergeant at Law Esq., b. 1435 probably at Benham Valence, a Furneaux mansion, d. at Bradford on the Avon, Wilts 1489. He was buried there. He was a man of influence, but of small means. m. 1st 1479 Cecilia Besill of Bradford, and had son William; m. 2nd 1483 Catherine de Courtney dau. of Sir Philip de Courtney, and had sons George and John Rogers. Catherine de Courtney is the 8th gen. in direct line from Edward I, King of England, through the de Courtneys, de Bohuns, ect., and from Edward I is in direct line to King Alfred. The Historian Gibson states that the house of Courtney is "one of the most illustrious races among the English nobility".
- Thomas Roger1
- M, #24667, b. 1408, d. 1471
- Father Sir John FitzRoger b. bt 1386 - 1387, d. 4 Oct 1441
- Mother Agnes de Mordaunt
- Thomas Roger was born in 1408 at Ashington, Somersetshire, England. He married an unknown person circa 1430. He died in 1471 at Benham Valeva.
- Thomas Rogers, Gent., Justice of the Peace for Wiltshire, Burgess of Marlborough b. 1435, d. bt 10 Jul 1478 - 12 Oct 1479
- 1.[S2750] Unknown author, Ahnentafel Charts from Douglas Scott Robertson.
- From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p821.htm#i24667
Occupation: M. 1434 Bryanstone, Dorsetshire, England Marriage: Marriage to: Avice Amy Stourton (Rogers) Circa 1435
England, Ashington, UK
Marriage: Marriage to: Elizabeth Hungerford (Rogers) Circa 1435
Ashington, Somerset, England
b. 1408, at Ashington, Som. or in another of the Rogers-Furneaux mansions, the younger of the two bros., resided at Ashington when he was grown, after his father had moved therefrom and permanently settled at Bryanstone, Dorset: he m. twice, first, ab. 1433-4, N.N ?xxx, by whom he had a son Thimas (Junior), b. 1435; and after his 1st wfe.'s dth, he late in life again m. prior to 1468, Margaret ?xxx, by whom he had a dau. Elizabeth. Sir John Fitz Roger, his father having recovered the Berks property as stated in the preceding paragraph, on or shortly after the marriage of his 2nd. son, the first Thomas, gave him those estates; and he the said Thomas (1) Rogers, entered upon, resided and d. at 'Benham-Valence' 1471, seized of that manor and other property in Berks. His son Thomas (2) Rogers, Sir John's gr. son, proved his age 1472; but never claimed the property under the English law, so it ultimately went by will of the father-after a life estate to his second wife-to his dau. Elizabeth, Thomas (2)'s half sister, b. ab. 1469-70, an infant left in trustee-charge of Thomas Essex Esq., of Lambourn, Berks; and she afterward m. 28 June, 1488, William Essex, Esq. (son of Thomas, her guardian); and then & later-after the dth. of her mother, the custody of her inheritance passed to her husband, then a Knight, and benefited their heir..."
John Cox Underwood
Thomas Rogers, Gent.'s Timeline
March 1, 1408
Ashington, Somerset, England
Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England
August 4, 1471
Benham, Valeva, Bryanston-Dorset, England, Benham, Bryanston-Dorset, England
May 8, 1991
June 4, 1991
February 6, 1992
Berkshire, England, United Kingdom