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James Lester Rogers
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1889
Hayesville
Clay County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 5, 1965
Glenwood Springs
Garfield County
Colorado, USA

A TRIBUTE
published in the pages of
The Daily Sentinel
Grand Junction, Colo.
May 9 1965

Memorial Obituary
James L. Rogers
Glenwood Springs-
Funeral services for James Lester Rogers, 76, of Carbondale, were held here Friday at the First Methodist Church. Military graveside rites were held in Rosebud Cemetary.
Survivors include his wife Mrs. Florence Rogers of Carbondale; two sons, Gearold Rogers of Denver and Elwood Rogers of Carbondale; a daughter, Mrs. Dolly Elvera Haynes of Grand Junction; two sisters, Mrs. Sally Ledford of Shooting Creek, N.C., and Mrs. Lila Pierce of Reno, Nev.; a brother, Robert Rogers of Rifle; and 13 grandchildren.


Elwood Rogers recollection of his dad:
Moved to Colorado in 1903. Finished growing up in the Burns, Eagle, and Sweetwater areas. Entered the war in 1918 and then got out and married to Florence Sarah Payne on June 14, 1919. Had Three Children Gearold Harley Rogers, Dolly Elvera Rogers, and Elwood Archie Rogers. Homesteaded in Burns and Sweetwater Areas. Then Lived in the Glenwood Springs and Carbondale area till he died. 
 
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 Parents:
  Archibald Philetus Rogers (1853 - 1936)
  Sarah Lou Crawford Rogers (1855 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Florence Sarah Rogers (1896 - 1985)
 
 Children:
  Gearold Harley Rogers (1922 - 1998)*
  Dolly Elvera Rogers Jackson (1928 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sallie Melinda Rogers Ledford (1874 - 1966)*
  Lassie M Rogers Coleman (1876 - 1960)*
  William Wade Rogers (1879 - 1951)*
  John M Rogers (1883 - 1934)*
  Robert Clifford Rogers (1887 - 1976)*
  James Lester Rogers (1889 - 1965)
  George Weldon Rogers (1898 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rosebud Cemetery
Glenwood Springs
Garfield County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Robert James Rogers
Record added: Dec 31, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5130654
James Lester Rogers
Added by: Robert James Rogers
 
James Lester Rogers
Added by: Robert James Rogers
 
James Lester Rogers
Added by: Robert James Rogers
 
 
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Rogers family
- George Rogers Park
 Added: Oct. 1, 2010
Grandpa I love you more and More every day even though i never met you cause of being born after your death. Love Forever and always your Grandson Robert J. Rogers
- Robert James Rogers
 Added: Dec. 31, 2000
 
 
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