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Joseph Rogers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Hawkins County. 1834, S. D. Mitchell tract of land from estate division of Jos. Rogers.

Identifier: MM.2011.032
Scope and Contents

Tenn., Hawkins County. 1834, S. D. Mitchell tract of land courses from estate division of Jos. Rogers, deceased. Division among his heirs. Describes land running along the Main Road, and a line running between the Federal Spring and the Spout Spring. 1pg., handwritten.

Dates: 1834

Joseph Rogers Papers (George E. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records).

Identifier: MSC 0902
Scope and Contents Joseph Rogers Papers in the George Webb Collection. Joseph Rogers (1764-1833) was born in County Tyrone, Ireland. He immigrated to New Castle County, Delaware at the age of 17. Rogers settled in Hawkins County by 1784 and married Mary Amis (1768-1833), the daughter of Thomas Amis, a wealthy local merchant and landowner. Amis gave Rogers a tract of land on Croketts Creek, where Rogers built his home, tavern, and distillery and also founded the town of Rogersville. Joseph and Mary Rogers had...
Dates: 1783-1834