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Loyalist Directory: James 1 Rogers

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Surname : Rogers
Given name : James 1
Rank : Major (Land Petitions and Loyalist Regiment Muster Roll), Lieutenant Colonel of Militia post-Revolution
Where Resettled : Bay of Quinte (Fredericksburg)
(UEL Executive List notes as Marysburgh & Sophiasburgh.)
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : Captain, Irregular Provincial Corps (April 1777)
Major, Royal American Reformers (March 1778)
Major Commandant, 2nd Battalion King's Rangers (1 May 1779)
Enlistment Date : March 1778 (age 50)
Date & Place of Birth : 2 April 1728, Londonderry, Ireland.
Settled before war : Londonderry, New Hampshire, then Kent, New Hampshire Grants (later the Townships of Londonderry and Windham, Vermont)
Date & Place of Death : 23 Sep 1790 at Fredericksburg.
Place of Burial : Buried in old cemetery but exact location unknown.
Wife Name : Margaret McGregor (1740 - 1 Dec 1793). Born and married at Londonderry, New Hampshire 1761. She was the daughter of Rev. David McGregor and Mary Boyd of Londonderry, New Hampshire. Died at Sophiasburg and buried on family farm, exact location unknown.
Children : David Rogers (7 Nov 1762 - 2 Nov 1766) - Unmarried
Mary (Rogers) Armstrong (1763 - 1 Dec 1793) - m. 1782 - John Armstrong (1761-1792);
James Rogers (22 Nov 1764 - 22 Dec 1841) - m. 1797 - Mary Allen (1774 - 28 Aug 1852);
Mary Ann (Rogers) Peters (1769 - 10 Apr 1812) - m. 18 Feb 1790 - John Peters Jr (26 Apr 1762 - 5 Mar 1847);
David McGregor Rogers (23 Nov 1772 - 18 Jul 1824) - m. 6 Jan 1802 - Sarah Playter (6 Jul 1779 - 13 Feb 1810) & m2. 1811 - Elizabeth (Playter) Perry (7 Jul 1768 - 18 Apr 1825)
Margaret (Rogers) Greeley (25 Mar 1774 - 22 Aug 1866) - m. 11 Sep 1803 - Aaron Greeley (25 Apr 1773 - 2 Apr 1820)
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Vancouver 1977.02.25
Kawartha 1979.07.10
Victoria 1980.11.24
Victoria 1982.10.19
Victoria 1982.10.19
Victoria 1983.03.15
Edmonton 1999.03.03
Kawartha 2000.03.21
Kawartha 2008.03.17
Chilliwack 2010.05.03
Edmonton 2010.08.16
Chilliwack 2011.01.10
Bay of Quinte 2011.05.02
Edmonton 2011.05.02;
Military Info : Read the military history.
Loyalist Genealogy : See the family tree chart of one line of the family.
Family History : See a list of families (surnames) connected to the descendants of James Rogers.
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : UE Exec List, Land Grant, Loyalist Regiment Muster Roll, Provision List 1786
Reserved : Contributed by Robert James Rogers UE, rogersclann@gmail.com