Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Samuel Rogers, died 1802, Bow, New Hampshire

This Tombstone was photographed at the East Dunbarton Cemetery, in Dunbarton, New Hampshire.

one of the first
settlers of Bow, N.H.
March 17, 1802
AE. 77

Samuel Rogers was the brother of Major Robert Rogers (1731 – 1795), the famous Ranger of the French and Indian War.  He was the son of James Rogers (1706 – 1753) and Mary MacPartridge ( 1705 – 1763).  Samuel Rogers was born in 1725 in Ireland and died 17 March 1802 in Bow, New Hampshire. 

He married Anna Caldwell, daughter of Charles Caldwell and Anna Ruggles about 1750.  She was born 28 February 1729 in Goffstown, New Hampshire, and died on 25 Aril 1800.  They had two children:  William born in 1750, and Betsy, born in 1756.

For more information see the book 100 Acres or Less: The History of the Land and People of Bow, New Hampshire,  by David A. Bundy, 1975, or the book Memoir and Official Correspondence of General John Stark, by Caleb Stark. 


Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~ Samuel Rogers, died 1802, Bow, New Hampshire", Nutfield Genealogy, posted August 14, 2018, (  https://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2018/08/tombstone-tuesday-samuel-rogers-died.html: accessed [access date]). 

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