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Biography of Edward Rogers

Edward Rogers. The most capable, successful and prominent men in either public or business life are not always those who started out with the ambition to achieve something really great and famous, but in the majority of cases are individuals who at the outset have placed due valuation upon honesty, integrity and determination. Possessing these …

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Slave Narrative of Laura Abromsom

Interviewer: Miss Irene Robertson Person Interviewed: Laura Abromson, R. F. D. Location: Holly Grove, Arkansas (receives mail at Clarendon, Arkansas) Age: 74 “My mama was named Eloise Rogers. She was born in Missouri. She was sold and brought to three or four miles from Brownsville, Tennessee. Alex Rogers bought her and my papa. She had …

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Biography of James J. Rogers

The life of James J. Rogers has not been one of unvarying monotony, circumscribed by the habits, thoughts and customs of some narrow community, but contains many interesting incidents that come with travel and extensive intercourse with the world. Born on the Atlantic coast, he has visited foreign lands, has viewed many of the interesting …

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Biography of Hon. George B. Rogers

Some men achieve success almost instantaneously, some by slow accretion, others only after long and patient working and waiting. The experience of men who are willing to work persistently and intelligently and wait calmly goes to prove that success may surely be attained during an ordinary lifetime, and no man not cut off at an …

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Biographical Sketch of James Hotchkiss Rogers

Rogers, James Hotchkiss; pianist, organist; born, Fair Haven, Conn., Feb. 7, 1857; son of Martin L. and Harriet (Hotchkiss` Rogers; educated, Lake Forest, Ill.; studied music, Berlin and Paris, 1875-1880; married Alice Abigail Hall, of Indianapolis, Oct. 20, 1891; composer of about 150 compositions, including songs, piano pieces, anthems and part songs; two cantatas: “The …

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Biographical Sketch of William Banks Rogers

Rogers, William Banks; clergyman; born at Cincinnati, Dec. 7, 1857; son of Joseph Hill and Mary Rose (Mcllvain) Rogers; academic and collegiate course St. Xavier’s College, 1869-1875; St. Stanislaus Seminary, Normal, Florissant, Mo., 1875-1879, Woodstock College, Maryland, philosophy, science, 1879-1881; Louvain, Belgium, metaphysics, ethics, 1881-1882; Woodstock College, theology, 1887-1891; taught English and classics, St. Ignatius …

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Biography of John Rogers

Among the pioneer builders who aided in laying the broad foundation upon which has been erected the present greatness and prosperity of the state of Oklahoma, representatives of the Rogers family have figured conspicuously and of a goodly portion of this family John Rogers, the great-grandfather of Mrs. Ellen Howard Miller, nee Blythe, was the …

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William F. Rogers

Reg. Sergt. Maj., Personnel Co., A. G. D.; of Durham County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Rogers. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C.

Paul E. Rogers

Private, Ordnance Corps, Attached to 30th Div., 120th Inf. Born in Duplin County; son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Rogers. Entered the service May 27, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., Aug. 10, 1917. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. Oct. 11, 1917. Fought at Ypres, …

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David J. Rogers

Musician 3rd Class, 119th Inf. Band, Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Sampson County; son of E. M. and Hattie Rogers. Entered service Jan. 1, 1916, at Clinton, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, transferred to Camp Stuart, from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Calais, France, May 27, 1918. Promoted to rank …

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