William J Rodgers

Birth Name William J Rodgers
Gender male
Age at Death 44 years, 8 months, 25 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth July 29, 1870 Liverpool, Lancashire, England 11 Court, Stanhope Street 1a
Event Note

Superintendent Registrar's District: West Derby and Toxteth Park
Registrar's District: Toxteth Park
1870
Births in the district of Toxteth Park, county of Lancaster
Number 157
Twenty Ninth July 1870, at 11 Court, Stanhope Street
William, boy, [son of] Edward Rodgers, fireman on a steamer, and Ann Rodgers, formerly Cunningham
informant: Ann Rodgers, Mother, [of] 11 Court Stanhope Street, Toxteth Park
when registered: Ninth September 1870
Registrar: W Buckmaster

 

Census (Son) June 8, 1880 Newburgh, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1880 Edward Rodgers household 2
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1880 United States Census, Newburgh Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio
Series T9, Roll 1009, Page 259B
June 8, 1880

Rogers, Edward, 42, head, works in iron mill, born in Ireland, parents also
Ann, 35, wife, keeping house, born in Ireland, parents also
Mary, 14, dau, at school, born in Ireland
Wiliam, 9, son, at school, born in Ireland
Ann, 7, dau, at home
Margaret, 5, dau, at home
Catherine, 3, dau, at home
Allice, 1, dau, at home

all other children born in Ohio

"United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M8M3-CVR : accessed 21 Feb 2014), Edward Rogers, Newburgh, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet 259B, family 0, NARA microfilm publication T9-1009

Residence June 8, 1880 Newburgh, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States in Newburgh Township 2
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Living in Newburgh Township on the 1880 Census

Residence 1888 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1785 Harvard 3
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Cleveland City Directory
1889 Rodgers, William, laborer, resides 1785 Harvard
this corresponds to about 9300 Harvard Ave today (2014)

Occupation 1888   laborer 3
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Cleveland City Directory
1889 Rodgers, William, laborer, resides 1785 Harvard
this corresponds to about 9300 Harvard Ave today (2014)

Residence 1890 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 2012 Cannon 3
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Cleveland City Directory
1891 Rogers, William, laborer, 2012 Cannon
this corresponds to about 8900 Cannon today (2014)

Residence 1892 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 466 Sawyer 3
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Cleveland City Directory
1893 Rogers, Edward, engineer, 466 Sawyer
Rogers, William J., engineer, 466 Sawyer
(Sawyer became E. 91st)

Residence 1894 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 2488 Elmo 3
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Cleveland City Directory
1895 Rogers, Edward, engineer, 2488 Elmo
Rogers, William J., engineer, 2488 Elmo

Elmo was called East 89th St after the street reorganization. This must have been next door to the Rodgers' eventual home at 4025 East 89th St.

Residence from 1895 to 1897 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 2484 Elmo 3
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Cleveland City Directory
1896 Rogers, William, engineer 2484 Elmo
1897 Rogers, Edward, fireman, 2484 Elmo
Rogers, William J., engineer 2484 Elmo
1898 Rogers, Edward, engineer 2484 Elmo
Rogers, William , engineer 2484 Elmo

This became 4025 East 89th Street

Residence (Father) March 24, 1898 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 17 Valley 4a
Event Note

daughter Anna May was born at 17 Valley

Residence (Father) December 22, 1899 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 17 Valley  
Event Note

Daughter Lucy Grace (Grace Lucille) was born at 17 Valley

Naturalization before 1900     5a
Event Note

I didn't find his naturalization records at familysearch.org. They have the Common Pleas Court naturalizations. He may have been naturalized in US District Court, Cleveland.

Census (Head) June 5, 1900 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 17 Valley 5a
Event Note

1900 Census Cleveland Ward 27, ED sheet 5B
June 5, 1900
renting, at 17 Valley St.

William Rodgers, 28, born July 1871, married 3 years, born in England, parents also, arrived 1873, naturalized, engineer/locomotive
Grace M Rodgers, 25, Mar 1875, married 3 years, 2 children, 2 alive, born in Ohio, father in Ireland, mother in New York
Anna May Rodgers, 2, March 1898, born in Ohio
Grace Rodgers 5m, December 1899, born in Ohio

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMZF-KLM

birth of child (Father) May 25, 1902 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 45 Valley 4b
Event Note

Their son was born at 45 Valley

Residence (Father) March 9, 1904 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 17 Valley 4c
Event Note

Their daughter Frances Colletta was born at 17 Valley

Census (Son) April 15, 1910 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1910 Edward Rodgers household 6
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1910 Federal Census, Ohio, Cuyahoga Co., 18th Ward of Cleveland.
Series T624, Roll 1173, page 78.
Enum. Dist 270, Sheet 1A
renting at 4025 East 89th Street:

Edward Rodgers, head, 71, married 1x for 45 years, born in Ireland, parents also, retired, living on own income, could not read or write English, arrived in US in 1872, is a naturalized citizen

Anna Rodgers, Wife, 66, married 1x for 45 years, born in Ireland, parents also, 10 children, 7 alive, arrived in US in 1872

William Rodgers, Son, 40, Widowed, born in England, parents in Ireland, arrived in US in 1872, is a naturalized citizen, stationary engineer
Anna May Rodgers, grand daughter, 12, born in Ohio, father in England, mother in Ohio
Grace Rodgers, Granddaughter, 10, born in Ohio, father in England, mother in Ohio
Coletta Rodgers, Granddaughter, 6, born in Ohio, father in England, mother in Ohio

Maggie Cushing, daughter, 35, married 1x for 14 years, 5 children, 3 alive, born in Ohio, parents in Ireland
Helen Cushing, Granddaughter, 13, born in Ohio
Anna May Cushing, Granddaughter, 12, born in Ohio
Alice Cushing, Granddaughter, 10, born in Ohio

Edward Anderson, Grandson, 21, born in Ohio, father in Maryland, mother in Ireland, street car conductor

John McCracken, Grandson, 18, born in Ohio, parents also, time keeper in a wire mill

John McGee, boarder, 35, born in Ireland, parents also, arrived 1900, heater wire mill
Carr, Barney, boarder, 25, born in Ireland, parents also, arrived 1908, laborer, wire mill

"United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/ML8G-V1M : accessed 21 Feb 2014), Edward Rodgers, Cleveland Ward 18, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet , family 2, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375186.

Residence (Son) April 15, 1910 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 4025 East 89th St 6
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4025 E. 89th

Occupation April 15, 1910 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States stationary engineer 6
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working as a stationary engineer at the time of the 1910 Census

Death April 23, 1915 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   7a
Event Note

Ohio Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics
Certificate of Death

Place of Death: 4069 East 78th St., 15th Ward, Cleveland
Name of Deceased: William Rodgers
Date of Death: Apr 23, 1915
Male, White, married.
Date of Birth: didn't know month/date, 1871
Age: 44
Occupation: Pryss? Tender, Steel Mill
Birthplace: England
Father: Ed Rodgers, BP: Ireland
Mother: don't know, BP: Ireland
Cause of Death: Struck by train, thigh crushed, throat cut, fr. skull
'viewed 4069 East 78th St '
Doctor: P.J. Byrne, no address.
Burial: Apr 26, 1915, Calvary Cemetery
Funeral Director: John McGrath?/ McGraw?, 9107 Harvard

Informant: Agnes Rodgers, 4069 East 78th St.

Image at familysearch - Ohio Deaths

Burial April 26, 1915 Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   7a
Event Note

Cleveland Necrology Files online at http://dxsrv4.cpl.org/
had this information for William Rodgers:

Id#: 0299696
Name: Rodgers, William
Date: April 25, 1915
Source: Source unknown
Notes: Rodgers-William, beloved husband of Agnes Rodgers (nee McKenzie), son of Edward and Anna, brother of Mrs. Anna O'Rourke, Margaret Cushing, Catherine Whalen, Helen Gallagher, Lucy sloane and Delia O'Rourke, suddenly at his residence, 4069 E. 78th st. Funeral Monday at Holy Name church at 8:30.

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Edward “Ned” RodgersAugust 30, 1838November 16, 1916
Mother Ann CunninghamOctober 3, 1845September 28, 1925
    Sister     Mary Rodgers February 23, 1866 November 11, 1897
    Brother     Hugh Rodgers about January 12, 1868 August 12, 1869
         William J Rodgers July 29, 1870 April 23, 1915
    Sister     Ann E Rodgers March 3, 1873 October 28, 1950
    Sister     Margaret Rodgers August 20, 1874 September 24, 1943
    Sister     Catherine Rodgers May 1, 1877 April 18, 1966
    Sister     Helen Beatrice Rodgers August 9, 1878 April 25, 1954
    Sister     Lucy T Rodgers June 7, 1880 October 12, 1970
    Sister     Delia Rodgers May 28, 1882 October 2, 1926

Families

Family of William J Rodgers and Mary Grace McGraw

Married Wife Mary Grace McGraw ( b. March 1875 d. between 1904 and 1910 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 18, 1897     8a 9a
Event Note

Ohio, County Marriages

Marriage Record, Cuyahoga County
William Rodgers and Miss Grace McGrath, married August 18, 1897, by J T Carroll

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X8RM-F4G

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Anna May RodgersMarch 24, 1898October 25, 1914
Grace Lucille RodgersDecember 22, 1899October 19, 1995
Male RodgersMay 25, 1902
Coletta F RodgersMarch 9, 1904March 5, 1993

Family of William J Rodgers and Martha Agnes McKenzie

Married Wife Martha Agnes McKenzie ( b. March 27, 1876 d. August 12, 1961 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage February 28, 1911 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   8b
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Edward RodgersApril 10, 1912July 5, 1976
Agnes Rodgers1913February 3, 1915
William Charles RodgersAugust 5, 1915April 1, 2009

Source References

  1. English Civil Registrations
      • Page: William Rodgers, birth, 29 Jul 1870, Toxteth Park RD, Lancaster
  2. National Archives and Records Administration: 1880 United States Census
  3. Cleveland City Directories
  4. Ohio County Births
      • Page: March 24, 1898, female Rodgers, 17 Valley
      • Page: May 25, 1902, Cleveland, Male Rodgers
      • Page: March 9, 1904, Frances Coletta Rodgers, Cleveland
  5. 1900 United States Federal Census
      • Page: William Rodgers, Cleveland Ward 27, ED sheet 5B
  6. 1910 United States Federal Census
  7. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953
      • Page: William Rodgers.
      • Confidence: Very High
  8. Cuyahoga County Marriage Index
      • Page: Volume 47, Page 8.
      • Confidence: Very High
      • Page: Volume 87, page 258.
      • Confidence: Very High
  9. Ohio County Marriages
      • Page: Rodgers-McGrath, Aug 18, 1897, Cleveland