|The ROGERS Family of Plymouth, Plymouth, MA and Eastham, Barnstable, MA||
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THOMAS ROGERS of Plymouth, passenger on the Mayflower m. Elizabeth Unknown
LIEUT. JOSEPH ROGERS of Plymouth, passenger on the Mayflower m. Hannah Unknown
THOMAS ROGERS of Plymouth
Thomas Rogers married Elizabeth Unknown.
Thomas Rogers came on the Mayflower with his son Joseph; the other children can afterwards. [Ref] He died in the first sickness. [Ref]
Children of Thomas Rogers:
A Mr. Rogers is on a 19 Dec 1648 list of residents of Ipswich who paid a tax to pay Maj. Daniel Denison (brother of Capt. George Denison) to be their leader. [Ref]
LIEUT. JOSEPH ROGERS of Plymouth
Parents: Thomas Rogers and Elizabeth Unknown
Joseph Rogers married Hannah Unknown.
Joseph came on the Mayflower with his father. [Ref] He was orphaned at age 17 when his parents died soon after arrival in New England. [Ref]
He received two lots in the 1623 Plymouth land division. [Ref] He was in lot 11 of the 22 May 1627 Plymouth cattle division. [Ref]
He is in the Duxbury section of the 1643 list of those between 16 and 60 able to bear arms in Plymouth Colony. [Ref]
Joseph was an inhabitant of Eastham on 22 May 1655. [Ref]
Children of Joseph Rogers and Hannah Unknown:
THOMAS ROGERS (1638 - 1678) of Eastham
Parents: Lieut. Joseph Rogers and Hannah Unknown [Ref, 1;134]
Thomas Rogers was born on 29 Mar 1638 [Ref, 1;134] in Duxbury. [Ref, p. 22] He died on 16 Jun 1678. [Ref, 1;134] He married Elizabeth Snow [Ref] on 13 Dec 1665 in Eastham. [Ref 6;14]
Thomas was an inhabitant of Eastham before 1675. [Ref]
Children of Thomas Rogers and Elizabeth Snow:
HANNAH ROGERS (1669 - 1733)
Parents: Thomas Rogers and Elizabeth Snow [Ref 6;14]
Hannah Rogers was born on 20 Feb 1669 in Eastham. [Ref][Ref 6;14] She died on 18 Jul 1733 in Eastham. [Ref] She married Amaziah Harding. [Ref][Ref, p. 6]
On 18 July 1733 Amaziah Harding of Eastham beat his wife to death and attemped to argue that she had died of natural causes. [Ref] On 5 Jun 1734 Amaziah Harding was executed in Barnstable for the murder of his wife. [Ref]
Albright, Evan J., "Dead Men Walking: A Parade of Cape Cod Executions," Cape Cod Confidential, http://capecodconfidential.com/cccdeathpenalty011216.shtml.
Baird, Mary E. Harding, Our Harding family: A record of the family and descendants of Samuel Harding whose ancestor was Joseph Harding, son of John of England, and of Love Mayhew Harding, wife of Samuel Harding, whose ancestor was Thomas Mayhew, son of Joseph of England: with historical sketches, unknown, unknown, 1957.
Clark, Leon, History and Genealogy of the Mayflower Planters and First Comers to ye Olde Colonie, Washington, DC, Hills Pub. Co., c1936-c1941.
McPherson, Gladys Redfield, Ancestry of Addie Clark Harding: Daughter of Abner Clark Harding, Jr., and Maud McCain, Chicago, unknown, 196-?.
Smith, Leonard H. and Norma H. Smith, Vital Records of the Towns of Eastham and Orleans, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1993.
Torry, Clarence A, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004.
Williams, Alicia Crane, "Stephen Wood alias Atwood of Eastham, Massachusetts," Mayflower Descendant 46, 1996, 131-136.