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Rogers Family Photos

Contributor:
Gerri Nordell
Source:
These photos are from the Rogers Photo Album, which was owned by Larry Porter of Richmond, IN.
He gave it to me, as my great grandmother and his grandmother were sisters, children of Job Rogers.

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Florence (Rogers) VanEtten Davis (1852-1927)

contributed 15 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

"This is the picture of Florence Rogers, VanEtten, Davis, the daughter of Job and Mary Oliphant Rogers. She was born in Corwin, Warren County, OH on January 29, 1852. She was schooled in Waynesville.
Florence married Daniel Shine VanEtten from Morton County, NY on December 2, 1868 in Dayton, OH. She was the mother of eight children.
She divorced Mr. VanEtten and married Alpha W. Davis of Jay County, IN. They were married on June 15, 1897 in Portland, Jay County, IN.
They moved to Illinois and Florence died on February 6, 1927 in Mattoon, Coles County, IL. She is buried in the Earlham Cemetery in Richmond, IN
where she made her home with Mr. VanEtten."

Emma Milla (Rogers) Cornell (1842-1913)

contributed 11 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

" This is a photo of Emma Milla Rogers Cornell. b. 1842 d. 1913.
She was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Rogers of Waynesville.
Wife of Wellington C. Cornell
She lived in Lytle, Warren County, OH
Buried in the Miami Cemetery."

Wellington Cornell (1835-1933)

contributed 11 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

"b. May 15, 1835 d. July 31, 1933. He was 98 years old at the time of his death.
"Wells" was born in Warren County, OH to Samuel Cornell and Susan Crane.
Samuel
was born in Canada and Susan in New Jersey.
Wellington is buried in Clear Creek, Ridgeville, OH" [Old School Baptist Cemetery]

Lucy S. (Rogers) Haines (1876-1961)

contributed 12 Jul 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,
"Lucy S. Rogers, daughter of William and Sarah McDonald Rogers of Waynesville, Warren County, OH. She was born November 20, 1876 in the historical Roger's house in Waynesville, OH. Lucy married Allen Wallace Haines of Greene County on October 26, 1898. They were the parents of Wilford and Jennie Christel Haines. Lucy died on July 9, 1961 and is buried with her husband in Woodland Hills Cemetery in Xenia, Greene County, OH. Lucy was the only child of William and Sarah Emily McDonald Rogers."

Hannah Prickett Oliphant (1788-1872)

contributed 19 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

"This is Hannah Prickett Oliphant, the mother of Mary Oliphant Rogers.
She was born February 17, 1788 in New Jersey. She married William Oliphant
on January 5, 1806 in NJ. They both belonged the the Friends Society.
William and Hannah are the parents of Mary Oliphant Rogers, first wife of
Job Rogers.
Hannah and William owned the Mill in Waynesville, OH for many years. They
brought all of their family to Ohio from NJ.
After William passed away and she had lost a son and daughter-in-law,
Harriet Oliphant, Hannah and her remaining sons decided to sell the mill and
move back to NJ.
She lived with her son Samuel until her death in Pittsgrove, Salem County,
NJ. on March 26, 1872. She is buried in the Sharptown Methodist Cemetery in
Salem County, NJ.

Jennie Rogers (1855-1874)

contributed 12 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

"b. 1855 d. 1874
Jennie and Emma Milla were sisters. Jennie was born in Waynesville, Warren County, OH
She is the daughter of William Rogers and Elizbeth Bispham Rogers.
She is buried in the Miami Cemetery."

J. Milton Rogers. (1840-1904)

contributed 13 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,
"J. Milton Rogers, son of William and Elizabeth Bispham Rogers. Oldest brother of Emma Milla and Jennie.
b. November 29, 1840 in Waynesville, Warren County, OH.
d. 1904 in Cinncinatti, Ohio
He married Mary C. Zentmeter in Waynesville on July 23, 1867.
J. Milton was in the Civil War. 2nd Battalion Veterans Reserve Corp.
Buried in the Miami Cemetery."

Job Rogers. (1820-1895)

contributed 14 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

"This is Job Rogers, the third son of Samuel and Millie Rogers of Waynesville, OH.
Job was born February 6, 1820 in Waynesville. He died March 21, 1895 of a heart attack at his home in Deerfield, OH.
Job had three wives. His first wife was Mary Oliphant from New Jersey. His second was Rebecca Totten from Deerfield and his third, also from Deerfield was Eliza Crane Meyers.

Job was a saddler, stable manager and bought and sold horses. His daughter Florence would often tell her family how he would take her to Lebanon to buy horses for the stagecoach and wagons his family used in their business. Much has been written about Job.

He is buried next to his third wife Eliza in the Deerfield Cemetery. "

Laura Victorine (Rogers) Steele. (1849-1937)

contributed 14 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

This is Laura Victorine Rogers Steele. She was born on December 5, 1849,
the third child of Job and Mary Oliphant Rogers. She was born in Corwin,
Warren County, OH while Job and Mary were living in the Oliphant Mill's
compound.
Laura was schooled in Waynesville, OH. She married Albert Steele of Beaver
Creek, Green County, OH on February 28, 1866 in a church near Ceasar's
Creek. Laura and Albert farmed near Beaver Creek, ran the inn in
Waynesville and finally settled in Spring Valley, Greene County, OH.
Here they farmed until Albert was taken ill after a stroke.
Laura died on January 11, 1937 at the home of her son Art Steele in Greene
County, OH. She is buried, along with her husband and many other members of
her family in the Woodland Cemetery, Xenia, OH.

Laura V. Rogers (1849-1937) and Carolyn Morris Rogers (1849-1927)

contributed 19 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

The first is Laura V. Rogers (L) and her cousin and close friend Carolyn Morris Rogers(R).
Carolyn
was the wife of Josiah Rogers, son of William Rogers of Waynesville, Warren County, OH.
Carolyn
was born 1849 in Warren County to William Morris and Ruth Davis Morris.
She was the mother of three sons. Morris Rogers, Warren Rogers and Howard Rogers.
Carolyn
died in 1927 and is buried in The Miami Cemetery, section D.

Mary (Oliphant) Rogers. (1823-1863)

contributed 14 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

"This is a picture of Mary Oliphant the first wife of Job Rogers of Waynesville.
Mary was born in NJ in 1823 to William and Hannah Prickett Oliphant.
The Oliphants came to Waynesville to buy the mill and had it for many years.
The family was all involved with milling in New Jersey.
Mary married Job on December 8, 1842 in Waynesville, Warren County, OH
She was a member of the Friends Society.
Job and Mary were the parents of six children.
She died on April 27, 1863 and is buried in the Friends Cemetery. Her
headstone still stands.
Her father William Oliphant died in 1847 and is also buried in the Friends
Cemetery. Mary's second born child William, her brother Job Oliphant d.
1849, her sister-in-law Harriet d.1847, and Job's brother Joseph Rogers
d.1849, are all buried in the Friends Cemetery.

Permilla "Milla" Heaton Rogers. (1801-____)

contributed 14 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

"This is a picture of Permilla Heaton Rogers.
Permilla "Milla" was born January 2, 1801 in Harrisonburg, VA to John Heaton and Sarah Warden Heaton. They came to Greene County when she was just a young child.
Millie married Samuel Rogers. She was a member of the Friends Society.
She was first buried in the Friends Cemetery in Waynesville, Warren County, OH, but later removed to the Miami Cemetery. Although there are many records to show that Millie and Samuel are buried in the Miami Cemetery, no headstones are available."

Samuel Rogers. (1788-1869)

contributed 13 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

" b. December 2, 1788 in Burlington County, NJ
d. December 19, 1869 in Waynesville, Warren County, OH
m. February 17, 1817 to Permilla Heaton, Greene County, OH
Buried in the Miami Cemetery, Warren County, OH
Although there are several references of Samuel's burial place, we have never found a headstone.
Father of William, Joseph and Job Rogers.
Home of Samuel and Permilla is still standing on main street in Waynesville. Samuel came to Warren County in 1813. He held several public jobs and was the owner of stagecoach line and inn. Sons Joseph and Job were the owners of stables which provided the horses for the line."

Sarah E. (McDonald) Rogers (1837 - 1916)

contributed 12 July 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,
"Sarah E. McDonald Rogers was born in TN in 1837. She married William Rogers of Waynesville in 1876. Sarah was William's second wife. She was living on the McDonald farm south of Xenia at time of her marriage. The couple moved into the Rogers house on the main street of Waynesville, which still stands today. The couple had one daughter, Lucy Rogers. Sarah E. McDonald Rogers died in 1916. She is buried in Woodland Cemetery in Xenia, Greene County, OH
"

William Rogers (1817-1894) & Elizabeth (Bispham) Rogers (1817-1875).

contributed 14 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

"This is William and Elizabeth Bispham Rogers. They are the parents of Emma Milla, Jennie, J. Milton, Josiah and William Jr.
William is the oldest son of Samuel and Permilla Heaton Rogers.
He was born Dec. 17, 1817 in Waynesville, OH. He died from complications after a stroke on March 27, 1894.
William
is buried in the Miami Cemetery, along with his wife. They were married in Waynesville on October 18, 1839.

Elizabeth Haines Bispham was born in 1817 in NJ and died 1875 in Waynesville.
William was a farmer and owner of the Rogers Inn in Waynesville."

William Rogers, Jr.

contributed 15 March 2005 by Gerri Nordell who writes,

"This is the picture of William Rogers, Jr. He was the last child of William
Rogers
and Elizabeth Bispham Rogers of Waynesville, Warren County, OH.
He was born in 1852. At the time of his father's death, he was living in
Omaha, NE. I have no other information about him."


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