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Descendants of Benjamin Rogers

 

Generation No. 1

1. BENJAMIN1 ROGERS1.

Notes for BENJAMIN ROGERS: Came to Whately in 1779, well advanced in life and settled on the road from Clark place, now owned by Seth B. Crafts, to the Baptist meeting house. He removed to Ashfield Massachusetts.

Child of BENJAMIN ROGERS is:

2. i. GEORGE2 ROGERS, b. Abt. 1739; d. October 29, 1823, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

Generation No. 2

2. GEORGE2 ROGERS (BENJAMIN1)1 was born Abt. 17391, and died October 29, 1823 in Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts1. He married ANN BREWSTER1, daughter of COMFORT BREWSTER and DEBORAH SMITH.

Notes for GEORGE ROGERS: Came to Whately in 1779 probably from Lebanon Connecticut. He was a farmer and shoemaker. For many years he lined or deaconed the hymns at the Baptist Church. He bore the nickname of Pidgeon Rogers.

Rogers that were listed in the Lebanon record were from Franklin, Norwich, Woodstock and Lyme, CT.

Notes for ANN BREWSTER: I searched through the Lebanon vital records for all Rogers and Brewsters and only was able to find the marriage record of Comfort Brewster of Lebanon and Deborah Smith of Bolton, CT., married 20 Dec 1736. Also the birth record of Ann Brewster as 10 May 1741, the 2nd child. These records were found on page 26 of the FHL film # 1312154 containing the Lebanon CT Vital Records.

Children of GEORGE ROGERS and ANN BREWSTER are:

i. GEORGE3 ROGERS1, b. Connecticut1.

3. ii. ANNA ROGERS, b. Connecticut.

iii. BENJAMIN ROGERS1, m. MARY EDSON1.

Notes for MARY EDSON: Maybe named Polly Edson.

4. iv. DANIEL ROGERS, b. Bef. 1779, Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut; d. Aft. 1850, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

 

Generation No. 3

3. ANNA3 ROGERS (GEORGE2, BENJAMIN1)1 was born in Connecticut1. She married JOHN STARKS1 September 07, 1807 in Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts1, son of JOHN STARKS and TRYPHENA CAREY.

Children of ANNA ROGERS and JOHN STARKS are:

i. PHINEAS4 STARKS2, b. 18092.

ii. RUFUS STARKS2, b. 18122.

 

4. DANIEL3 ROGERS (GEORGE2, BENJAMIN1)3 was born Bef. 1779 in Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut3, and died Aft. 1850 in Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts. He married ALINDA HILL3 1805 in Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3, daughter of JOSEPH HILL and ESTHER SMITH.

Children of DANIEL ROGERS and ALINDA HILL are:

5. i. MATILDA4 ROGERS, b. May 21, 1806, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts; d. December 28, 1881, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

6. ii. PHILENA ROGERS, b. May 06, 1809, Whately, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; d. April 27, 1892, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa.

iii. EXPERIENCE ROGERS3, b. May 23, 1811, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3; m. WILLIAM JUDD3, May 11, 1836, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3.

iv. REBECCA ROGERS3, b. October 10, 1814, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3; m. FREDERICK MOOR3.

 

Generation No. 4

5. MATILDA4 ROGERS (DANIEL3, GEORGE2, BENJAMIN1)3 was born May 21, 1806 in Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3, and died December 28, 1881 in Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3. She married ERASTUS POTTER3 January 12, 1834 in Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3, son of JONATHAN POTTER.

Notes for ERASTUS POTTER: Came to Whately about 1830. Lived many years on the Jenney place in Whately.

Children of MATILDA ROGERS and ERASTUS POTTER are:

i. EDWARD C.5 POTTER3, b. October 29, 1837, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3.

ii. JOSIAH HAYDEN POTTER3, b. June 04, 1840, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3.

iii. ORRIN MUNYAN POTTER3, b. June 12, 1842, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3; d. March 09, 1863, Baton Rouge, Louisana3.

Notes for ORRIN MUNYAN POTTER: He was in the 52nd Regt. Massachusetts Volunters.

iv. CHARLES POTTER3, b. August 01, 1845, Whately, Franklin County, Massachusetts3.

 

6. PHILENA4 ROGERS (DANIEL3, GEORGE2, BENJAMIN1)3 was born May 06, 1809 in Whately, Hampshire County, Massachusetts3, and died April 27, 1892 in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa. She married PATRICK MCSTAY September 18, 1829 in Boston?, Massachusetts.

Notes for PHILENA ROGERS: Resides in Iowa.

Notes for PATRICK MCSTAY:

Probate Record from Black Hawk County, Iowa.

"#288 McStay, Patrick, died 19 December 1863 in Fox Township, Black Hawk County leaving his widow Philenia McStay & one minor child & other heirs at law: E.E. 32, P.M. 27, P.W. 16, S.R. 21, Mrs. E.A. Palmer 25, Mrs. A.A. Corwin 22, Mrs. M.J. Morgan, Philenia McStay & E.E. McStay, Peter Felton appointed administrator 8 February 1864."

More About PATRICK MCSTAY: Census: 1830, Onondaga County, New York

Children of PHILENA ROGERS and PATRICK MCSTAY are:

i. EDWARD E.5 MCSTAY, b. January 26, 1832, Cayuga, New York; d. July 29, 1872, Raymond, Black Hawk County, Iowa; m. MARY JANE DICKERSON, Bef. 1859.

Notes for EDWARD E. MCSTAY: Probate Records from Black Hawk County, Iowa.

"671 McStay, Edward died at Raymond, Iowa July 29, 1872. Widow Mary J. & children Philence H. 13; Lily, 10; Freeland, 5; Adar C., 3; A.L. Dickerson appointed as administrator September 23, 1872. Final May 13, 1876."

ii. DANIEL ROGERS MCSTAY, b. November 10, 1834, Yates County, New York; d. May 07, 1907, Downs, Osborne County, Kansas; m. ELIZABETH CHURCH HUNTLEY, December 25, 1855, Schuyler County, New York.

iii. JOHN MADISON MCSTAY, b. January 18, 1837, Schuyler County, New York; d. October 07, 1920, Spokane, Washington; m. CATHERINE MARQUAND SARCHET, October 28, 1866, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa.

Notes for JOHN MADISON MCSTAY:

From the Waterloo Courier of October 28, 1916 on Page 8.

"Waterloo Pioneers Have Golden Wedding Observance in Montana"

Fifty years ago today John M. McStay, then 28 and Miss Catherine Sarchett, 22, were married by Judge S.D. Shaw at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Wash Baumgardner, in Waterloo.

Today, at the home of a son, Dr. Earl E. McStay, Missoula, Montana, they are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. 

iv. ELEANOR A. MCSTAY, b. February 25, 1839, Steuben County, New York; m. WILLIAM C. PALMER, New York.

v. ALICE ANN MCSTAY, b. August 02, 1842, Steuben County, New York; m. (1) ADELBERT L. DICKINSON; m. (2) C. W. CORWIN, July 09, 1860, Schuyler County, New York.

vi. MARY JANE MCSTAY, b. September 21, 1844, Steuben County, New York; d. April 25, 1923, WaKeeney, Trego County, Kansas; m. FRANCIS MARION MORGAN, July 15, 1862, Poyner Township, Black Hawk County, Iowa.

vii. PETER WILLIAM MCSTAY, b. April 29, 1847, Schuyler County, New York; d. February 14, 1927, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; m. ELIZABETH A. CLOUGH.

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Surname Tree

          Benjamin ROGERS - ?
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                     George ROGERS - Ann BREWSTER
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            Daniel ROGERS - Alinda HILL
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                    Philena ROGERS - Patrick McSTAY
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                          		John Madison McSTAY - Catherine Marchet SARCHET
       					      						                             

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Endnotes

1. History of the Town of Whately Massachusetts, including a narrative of leading events from the First planting of Hatfield;1661-1899, By James M. Craft.

2. The Brewster Genealogy 1566-1907 by Emma C. Brewster Jones.

3. History of the Town of Whately Massachusetts, including a narrative of leading events from the First planting of Hatfield;1661-1899, By James M. Craft.