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Calvin Job Rogers
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1823
Duck River
Hickman County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 1905
Union City
Obion County
Tennessee, USA

Goodspeeds History, 1887
Calvin J. Rogers was born in Hickman County, Tenn., July 3, 1823, the eldest of eleven children born to the marriage of John W. Rogers and Patience Tansil. The father was born in North Carolina, July 5, 1798, and there married. He came to Tennessee, residing for a few months in Hickman County, where our subject was born. From that time until 1848 he resided in Weakley County, and at the latter date moved to the Lone Star State, where he died in 1853. The mother was born in North Carolina, February 20, 1802, and died in Texas in June, 1882. Calvin J. Rogers received a common school education and has made farming his chief business throughout life. October 9, 1845, he wedded, Mary A. Gleason, daughter of W. W. Gleason, who was a prominent merchant of Dresden, Tenn., born in Virginia in 1804, and died near Dresden in 1865. To Mr. and Mrs. Rogers seven children were born, only the following two of whom are living: Jennie L. (Mrs. Lee C. Taylor) and Mary Calvina (Mrs. J. M. Moore). Their mother was born in Gibson county, September 3, 1826. He is a Democrat, a Royal Arch Mason, and he and wife are members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He own 700 acres of land and a splendid residence in a beautiful location.

He served in the Confederacy during the Civil War.
His parents were John Wesley Rogers and Patience Tansil. 
Family links: 
  John Wesley Rogers (1798 - 1852)
  Patience Tansil Rogers (1802 - 1881)
  Mary Amelia Gleeson Rogers (1826 - 1906)*
  Margaret Amelia Rogers (1849 - 1857)*
  Elizabeth Helon Justin Rogers (1852 - 1858)*
  Jennie Lee Rogers Taylor (1859 - 1949)*
  Mary Calvina Rogers Moore (1863 - 1903)*
  Calvin Job Rogers (1823 - 1905)
  Elizabeth Ann Rogers Etheridge (1828 - 1858)*
  Mary Caroline Rogers Whaley (1831 - 1919)*
  Edward James Rogers (1833 - 1908)*
  Helon Justin Rogers (1836 - 1850)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Zion Cemetery
Union City
Obion County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Mary & Kent
Record added: Oct 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119126103
Calvin Job Rogers
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- Mary & Kent
 Added: Oct. 22, 2013

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