John Rogers, 1606–
|Birth|| April 1606
|Death of a mother||Alice Cosford|
August 7, 1608 (aged 2 years)
|Death of a father||Thomas Rogers|
1620 (aged 13 years)
|Marriage||Anna Churchman — View this family|
April 16, 1639 (aged 33 years)
|Birth of a daughter||Abigail Rogers|
1640 (aged 33 years)
|Death of a wife||Anna Churchman|
1672 (aged 65 years)
Marriage: October 24, 1597 — Northampton, England
Marriage: April 16, 1639 — Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
John Rogers was baptized on April 6, 1606 at Watford, Co. Northamptonshire, England. He was the son of Thomas Rogers (Mayflower Pilgrim) and Alice Cosford. John Rogers probably came to Plymouth about 1630 with the last of the Pilgrims to leave the Separatist enclave.
He was first taxed in 1633 at Plymouth and on October 20, 1634 when he bought a lot at Duxbury from Edmund Chandler. With his brother Joseph and others, he had a grant of fifty acres at Marshfield April 6, 1640.
At Duxbury, he was a surveyor of highways in 1644, deputy to the General Court in 1657, and constable in 1666. As an "ancient freeman" of the colony, he was granted land at Taunton on June 3, 1662. He had another hundred acres on Coteticutt (Titicut) River in 1667 and in 1673 another hundred acres on the northeast side of Taunto. He is call "weaver" in a deed conveying one acre in Duxbury to Wrestling Brewster in 1680.
John Rogers died between August 26, 1691 and September 20, 1692 at Duxbury. His will, dated August 26, 1691 was proved September 20, 1692.
John Rogers and Anna Churchman were married April 16, 1639 at Plymouth.