John Rogers & Elizabeth

Sally’s six-great Grandparents:

John Rogers 1675/76 – 1716 | his parents
& Elizabeth ? ca 1690 – 17?? | her parents
of Newark, Essex County, New Jersey

This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!

John Rogers and his wife Elizabeth lived in Essex Co, NJ. He signed his will on 15 Dec 1713 and it was proved 19 Mar 1715/6. Note that he mentions in his will a brother named Jabez, now absent.

Children of John Rogers and wife Elizabeth:
1. Nathaniel Rogers ca 1708 – 14/27 May 1761 Morris, NJ
married Jemima died 2 Sept 1784
2. Elizabeth Rogers ca 1711 – 1758/64
married ca 1738 Thomas Longworth 1718 -1790
he married 2nd 1758/64 Mary Ball {Bruen]4 June 1726 – 7 July 1817
3. Sarah Rogers ca 1712 –
4. Phebe Rogers ca 1713 –

1713 Dec 15 Rogers, John of Newark, Essex Co, yeoman, will of
Wife Elizabeth.
Children – Nathaniel, Elizabeth, Sarah, Phebe, all under 18,
brother- Jabez, now absent.
House & lot 7 acres within the Neck Gate between Mr Notman & Thomas Ball;
6 acres in the Great Neck between Mr Plum & Mr Pierson;
2 1/2 acres in the Great Neck on the highway between Benjamin Baldwin & brother Joseph Rogers;
land and meadow on Tonie Creek;
Personal property,
the wife sole executrix.
Witnesses–George Harrison, Nathaniel Ward, John Cooper.
Proved March 19, 1715/6 Lib A p I

e-mail 28 Sept 2008 re Nathaniel Rogers 1708 – 1761 Morris NJ
I just found your website. Last up dated about 1998, ten years ago?
My husband who was a descendant of a Rogers, I found that his Rogers
was a brother to your Elizabeth b. 1711.
His was Nathaniel b 1708, under age in his father’s will. He died in
Newton, Morris, New Jersey. Will dated 14 My 1761, probated 27 May
He married Jemima_________ who died 2 Sept. 1784.
They had 12 children, and the ninth child, a son named Simeon b. ca
1750, was my husband’s direct ancestor.
Simeon moved to Ohio, Clark County, not sure when. He married Abigail
Howard . His son Simeon b. 1785 in Preble Co. Ohio married Mary Smith
in 1812
and moved to Adams Co., Indiana. Died there. His son Hugh S was born
there married Sarah Turner. Hugh and Sarah moved back
to Preble Co., Ohio in 1855. Her son Hugh Edgar was born 1864 and Hugh
S, was in Northern Army and had a disease. He was transported to New
He wait in line for his pay to go home to Ohio, and died of a sun
stroke. He is buried in national cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. Their
son Hugh called Edgar,
marred Rozina Pyle, their daughter, Clara Mae Ellen was the last
Rogers. Her grandson was my husband. A terrific little lady.

This is a brief look at Elizabeth’s brothers family.


Jabez Rogers 1649 – 1702 | his parents
& Sarah Ward[e] | her parents
of Conn. & Newark NJ

Jabez Rogers born 1649 was son of John born 1614 in England and Ruth

Children of Jabez Rogers & Sarah Ward[e]:
1. John Rogers 1675/6 –
2. Joseph Rogers 1679 –
3. James Rogers
4. Jabez Rogers
5. Sarah Rogers
6. Ruth Rogers

John Rogers 1614 – | his parents
& Ruth | her parents
of England and CT

Children of John Rogers b 1614 & Ruth:
1. Ruth Rogers 1641 –
2. Eleazer Rogers 1643 –
3. John Rogers 1645 –
4. Hannah Rogers 1647 –
5. Jabez Rogers 1649 –
6. Abigail Rogers 20 June 1654 –

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