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Alfred A. RogersAlfred A. Rogers was born in February 1838 in Missouri, the son of Isac(sic) Rogers and Henrietta Spohr.
Alfred, age 12, is enumerated on the 1850 Jefferson County, District 42, Missouri Census with his mother, Henrietta, and sisters Eliza, Lydia and Henrietta M. [source: 1850 Jefferson County MO Federal Census]
On the 1860 Jefferson County, Big River Township, Missouri Census Alfred, age 23, appears to be listed twice. He's enumerated first with family #973, James, Sarah and Mary Couch; then again with family #1062, Menetta(?) Rodgers. In both Alfred's occupation is listed as farmer. [source: 1860 Jefferson County MO Federal Census]
Alfred Rogers married Mary Anna Maness on 26 June 1864 in Jefferson County. The ceremony was performed by William McKay. [source: Marriage Records of Jefferson County MO]
In 1876 Alfred sued the Administrator of Henrietta's estate for a settlement of his mother's estate. [source: Jefferson County MO Probate Records]
Alfred, age 42, is listed on the 1880 Jefferson County, Big River Township, Missouri Census with wife, Mary, age 31, and their daughters: Margt.(sic), 15; Lydia, 11; Laura, 5. Alfred's occupation is now listed as lead miner. [source: 1880 Jefferson County MO Federal Census]
On the 1900 Jefferson County MO Census for Big River Township they are family# 131: Alfred Rogers, age 62, occupation day laborer; wife, Mary Anna, born Jan 1849, the mother of 6 children, 5 still living; sons: John E., born Jun 1880 and Leroy F., born Sep 1884. The occupation for both John and Leroy is day laborer. [source: 1900 Jefferson County MO Federal Census]
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