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  • Pilgrim Village Families Sketch: ______ Rogers

    Robert Charles Anderson

    Birth: _____ Rogers was born by 1607, if he was an adult on his arrival.

    Death: Nothing is known of his date or place of death.

    Ship: Unknown, 1628

    Life in England: Mr. Rogers was educated as a minister in England.

    Life in New England: There are only two references to Mr. Rogers. [His first name is never given.] In William Bradford’s history of Plymouth Colony, he wrote that Isaac Allerton had brought over a young man for a minister. The colonists were wary, as he was completely unknown to them.They discovered that he was “crased in his braine” and sent him back to England the next year. Investor James Sherley noted in his accounts that Rogers’ passage cost £3, 11s, and 4d.

    Family: There is no evidence that he married or had children.

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