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Matilda Standley Rogers
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1852
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1962
Selden
Sheridan County
Kansas, USA

Matilda Rogers died at the age of 110. She was believed to be the oldest person in Kansas. She was born in Wapello county, Iowa March 16, 1852. She moved to western Kansas with her husband, the late J.C. Rogers, in 1891. She lived in the northwest Kansas area 72 years.

A former school teacher, she was widely know as "Aunt Matilda" or "Grandma".

At the time of her death in 1962 she had 153 living descendants representing five generations. They include two children, 19 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren, 61 great-great grandchildren and eight great-great-great grandchildren.

The Associated Press released an article about her upon her death.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jacob Colmore Rogers (1848 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Nora Rogers Robinson (1871 - 1918)*
  Elmer Rogers (1879 - 1952)*
  Ewltia E Rogers (1881 - 1966)*
  Emma Rogers (1884 - 1886)*
  Eber Rogers (1885 - 1957)*
  Effie M. Rogers Watkins (1888 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Selden Cemetery
Selden
Sheridan County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Patty
Originally Created by: Oldergraver
Record added: Dec 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17006579
Matilda <i>Standley</i> Rogers
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Matilda <i>Standley</i> Rogers
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Matilda <i>Standley</i> Rogers
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