Jonathan ROGERS

Male 1690 - 1777  (87 years)


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  • Name Jonathan ROGERS  [1
    • "James Rogers and His Descendants": "She died soon afterwards, before his will was proved." The fact that Jonathan married a Judith Potter has been affirmed by many descendants and others, but after diligent search her parentage has not been discovered. Jonathan Rogers was known as "Captain Jonathan", but why he received the title has not been shown He was the only son, and bought all the rights of his five sisters in the homestead property.

      He lived in westerly, Rhode Island at one time, as is shown by the Westerly records, but it is not known that any of his children were born there.

      July 12, 1731, Jonathan rogers to be scited to appear at the next town council or forthwith to depart out of the town. (So. Kingstown RI)

      May 29, 1732, voted by town council of Westerly to warn Jonathan Rogers out of town. (Westerly RI)

      May 31, 1732, Jonathan Rogers of New London buys land in Westerly of Jonathan Maxson of Westerly.

      June 26, 1732, Voted that Justice Rhoades shall give a warrant to the Constable or serg't to warn Jonathan rogers out of town. [1]
    Born 1690  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1777  [1
    Person ID I71147  Main Tree
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2013 

    Father Jonathan ROGERS,   b. 7 Jan 1656, Milford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1697, Drowned near Gull Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Naomi BURDICK,   b. 1658 
    Married 2 Mar 1678  [1
    Family ID F28789  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith POTTER 
    Married 24 Nov 1711  [1
    Children 
    +1. Ruth ROGERS,   b. 4 Oct 1722, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1756  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F28791  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S04340] "James Rogers of New London, CT., and His Descendants" by James Swift Rogers.