Rogers Family Graves in Newport, RI

Common Grounds Cemetery NT003, Newport
This stone is erected to the memory of Mr. William Rogers, merch, who departed this life
on the 1st of October, 1772, AEtat 63
In Him did shine the affectionate husband, tender parent and kind master Remember Lord our mortal state How frail the Life! how short the date Where is the Man that draws his breath Safe from disease, secure from death.
In memory of Sarah, widow of
Mr. William Rogers, Merch't
who died in the faith May 12th, 1776
in the 53d year of her age
Rev. 14, 13 Blessed are the dead
which die in the Lord
In Memory of Abigail,
wife of William Rogers,
who changed this life for a better
March ye 4th, AD 1747 (8)
in ye 41st? year of her age
In Memory of Mary, wife of Isaac Rogers
She died Decem'r ye 2nd 1751
in ye 32d year of her age
In Memory of Charity, ye wife of James Rogers
She died August ye 20th, 1745
in ye 30th year of her age.
This stone was erected by members of the fellowship club in Memory of their brother Cap James Rogers who departed this life Aug't ye 22, 1776? age 63?
Here lieth ye body of Sarah ye
wife of James Rogers
died Febr'y ye 20, 1731
in her 56th year of her age
Here lieth ye body of Mr. John Rogers who died Aug't ye 11, 1727, aged 59 years wanting 15 days In his Redeemer ... Here lyeth ye body of
John ye son of   ..  Rogers and Mary his wife aged 13 months ... Octo'r ye 10, 1709
Here lies ye body of Mary,
ye daughter of Peleg & Sarah Rogers
died Oct. 17, 1732
in ye 18th year of her age

Benjamin Smith Rogers
son of James & Hannah Rogers
died 13th Sept. 1763
aged 2 months & 27 days
Here lieth Sarah
daughter of Peleg & Sarah Rogers
died August ?, 1728
aged 3 mo.
Here lieth Elenor
daughter of Peleg & Sarah Rogers
died Aug. ?, 1724
aged 1 year & 6 mo.
n Memory of Sarah, ye wife of Peleg Rogers
who died December 26th, 1761?
in the 67th year of her age

 Images and information by Beth Hurd, 2004

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