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Loyalist Directory: David McGregor Rogers

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Surname : Rogers
Given name : David McGregor
Rank : 2nd Battalion King's Rangers - Ensign (?)
Where Resettled : Bay of Quinte (Fredericksburg)
UEL List indicates Marysburgh & Sophiasburgh
Status as Loyalist :  
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : 2nd Battalion King's Rangers
Enlistment Date : April 1783 - Age 11
Date & Place of Birth : 23 Nov 1772, Kent, New Hampshire Grants (later Townships of Londonderry & Windham, Vermont)
Settled before war : Kent, New Hampshire Grants (later Townships of Londonderry & Windham, Vermont)
Date & Place of Death : 18 Jan 1824, Grafton, Upper Canada
Place of Burial : St. George's Anglican Churchyard, Grafton.
Wife Name : (1) Sarah (Playter) Rogers: (6 Jul 1779 - 13 Feb 1810) m. 6 Jan 1802 (2) Elizabeth (Playter / Perry) Rogers: (7 Jul 1768 - 18 Apr 1825) m. 1811.
Both were daughters of George Henry Playter UE and his wife Elizabeth Welding of York (see George Henry Playter UE)
Children : Elizabeth Welding Rogers (12 Jan 1804 - 29 Mar 1815) m. unmarried;
James G Rogers (4 Aug 1805 - 27 Nov 1874) m. 25 Feb 1830 Maria (28 Jul 1812 - 17 Apr 1856) daughter of Hon Zacheus Burnham;
Mary Eliza (Rogers) Cassady (20 Jun 1807 - 20 Jan 1886) m. 4 Jun 1826 Henry Cassady (1797 - 10 Sep 1839);
Robert David Rogers (20 Apr 1809 - 15 Feb 1885) m. Elizabeth (29 Apr 1822 - 20 Sep 1875) daughter of Richard Birdsall;
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : See James (1) Rogers.
Military Info : Major in the First Northumberland Militia from 1801. During the War of 1812 he served as a Commissariat Officer with the rank of Major, his home being one of the two principle depots between Kingston and York and it was not uncommon to find a regiment of British regulars or militia encamped on his land while resting from their march.
Loyalist Genealogy : See James (1) Rogers.
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : UEL List, Provision List 1786
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