Tom McCabes Genealogy 2022

John Rogers, Son of Sarah Jane Moore

John ROGERSAge: 59 years18581918

Birth February 23, 1858 20
Marriage of a parentRichmond Oliver BENNETTSarah Jane MOOREView this family
December 1860 (Age 2 years)
Note: Sarah's application for a Confederate Widow's Pension states she was married Dec 1860 in Trinity Co.
Birth of a half-sisterMartha Jane BENNETT
September 30, 1861 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a half-brotherMicagah Y BENNETT
March 23, 1866 (Age 8 years)

Birth of a half-sisterMary Melisse Caroline BENNETT
February 14, 1868 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-sisterAnna Delilah Francis BENNETT
November 21, 1870 (Age 12 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherIsaac MOORE
after 1870 (Age 11 years)
Note: Several genealogists have claimed (conjectured) that Isaac Moore, father of Sarah Jane Moore Bennett, was murdered in Alabama after 1870. They found newspaper reports of a murder of Isaac Moore near Uniontown Alabama in 1876. However, research into the claim has shown that the Isaac Moore who was murdered was a long lived resident of Alabama, had a good deal of money and plantation there, and was almost certainly not our ancestor Isaac of Trinity Co. Verification of this can be found in the Agricultural Census of Alabama (1860s). But even better, the court case for the murder ended up in the Alabama Supreme Court! See page 96 of \"Report of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Alabama\", Volume 55, By Alabama. Supreme Court which is available to freely read online. So, it is still unknown what happened to Isaac Moore of Trinity County after 1870.
Birth of a half-sisterNimmie BENNETT
October 30, 1873 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJohn Hamlin BENNETT
February 15, 1876 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a half-sisterRosa Anna BENNETT
March 26, 1878 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a half-sisterHenryetta BENNETT
November 16, 1881 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a half-brotherRichmond Floyd BENNETT
February 20, 1884 (Age 25 years)

Death of a half-sisterAnna Delilah Francis BENNETT
May 3, 1903 (Age 45 years)
Death January 12, 1918 (Age 59 years)
Note: From findagrave entry for John Rogers:
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: March 1, 1855Nacogdoches Tx
22 months
elder brother
2 years
John Rogers, Son of Sarah Jane MooreJohn ROGERS
Birth: February 23, 1858 20Texas
Death: January 12, 1918Apple Springs, Tx
Mother’s family with Richmond Oliver BENNETT - View this family
Marriage: December 1860Trinity Co, Tx
10 months
5 years
23 months
3 years
3 years
2 years
2 years
4 years
2 years


From findagrave entry for John Rogers:

Birth: Feb. 23, 1858 Trinity County Texas, USA Death: Jan. 12, 1918 Apple Springs Trinity County Texas, USA

Nicknamed "Jack" or "Johnny", he was the younger son of Sarah Jane (Moore) and Henry Rogers. His older brother was William Robert Rogers (1856-1937) who lived at Douglass, Texas. Their father, John A. "Henry" Rogers, died in about 1859 and Sarah married Richmond Bennett and had several more children.

Johnny married Sarah Belle Davis Rogers on 11 August 1889 at Nacogdoches, Texas. They had the following children:

William "Will" Rogers [no information], Della May (Rogers) McAdams, Allen Richard "Babe" Rogers, Roy Vernon Rogers, Sarah Ann "Annie" (Rogers) Ashworth.

Note regarding birthdate for John: Bennett Cemetery Association has transcribed his birthdate as 23 Feb 1858 as that is what is shown on his headstone; however, the Bennett family Bible shows his birthdate to be 17 Feb 1858.

Headstone photo taken by Gladys Stetler Rogers.

Children: Allen Richard Rogers (1891 - 1976)* Roy Vernon Rogers (1893 - 1927)* Annie Rogers Ashworth (1895 - 1991)*

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