Joy Oden <I>Young</I> Rogers

Joy Oden Young Rogers

Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
Death 10 Dec 1953 (aged 62)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row G, Lot 15, Site 5
Memorial ID 18367883 · View Source
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- Ludwick Craven Young [1841-1930]
- Harriet Noyes (Oden) Young [1861-1938]

Married Charles Merrill Rogers

The Washington Post - December 16, 1953

Mrs. Rogers, Active in Fight For Suffrage

Funeral services for Joy Young Rogers, former suffragist who died unexpectedly of a heart attack last Wednesday, were held Saturday in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Md., her family announced yesterday.

Born in Falls Church, Mrs. Rogers was the daughter of the late Harriet Oden Young, also an early suffragist, and the late Ludwick Craven Young. Mrs. Joy Young was one of the organizers of the National Women's Party. She helped to picket the White House during World War I, demanding votes for women, and served a three-day jail term for her activities.

She married Merrill Rogers, former New York advertising executive and playwright. They lived in New York from 1917-1943, when Rogers came to Washington to become an assistant to Pual McNutt, the former War Manpower Commissioner. Mr. and Mrs. Rogers lived at 1432 Girard st. nw.

Besides her husband, now a staff member of the Health, Education and Welfare Department, Mrs. Rogers is survived by five sisters, Rach Young LaFollette, Louise, Matilda and Mary Young, all of Washington, and Sophie Young Stokes, of Santa Monica, Calif., and one brother, Arthur Young, of Peoria, Ill.

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