Rodgers of Paint Lick and Crab Orchard

Joseph Rogers was born September 15, 1824 in Lee County, Virginia. On April 10, 1848, he married Ellen Stewart, daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Graham Stewart, in Garrard County, Kentucky. They spent their lives in the vicinities of Paint Lick and Crab Orchard, Kentucky. Joseph died February 12, 1913, and Ellen died November 25, 1911. Both are buried in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Joseph and Ellen Stewart Rogers with four Kuykendall grandchildren and a daughter 

 The children of Joseph and Ellen were:

Birth Date
Marriage Date
Death Date

Martha Rogers

March 24, 1848

December 25, 1876

Jonathan DeBord


Elizabeth Rogers

April 16, 1850

September 17, 1881

James Bales

February 8, 1923

Robert Rogers

abt 1852


aft 1860

Margaret Rogers

October, 1853

February 5, 1879

Bluford Woolwine

February 24, 1934

Thomas Rodgers

May 13, 1855

September 20, 1887

Amanda Wylie

November 3, 1946

Travis Rogers

November 7, 1856

January 12, 1881

Margaret A. Toner

July 12, 1933

Joseph F. Rogers

August 11, 1859

July 3, 1880

Martha Bales

January 18, 1936

Amelia Rogers

abt 1862

October 20, 1877

James Kuykendall

before 1900

Mary Ellen Rogers

September 16, 1865

December 4, 1884

Levi Singer

February 14, 1939

Emily Rogers

December 25, 1867

February 23, 1883

John Bales

September 28, 1959

Five of the children of Joseph and Ellen moved to Missouri - Travis moved to Breckenridge, Caldwell County. Thomas, Joseph F., Elizabeth, and Emily moved to Moundville, Vernon County. Sometimes, Martha was also there occasionally.  

How do we spell Rogers? This family has always debated this. Most spell it Rogers, some spell it Rodgers. If you visit Crab Orchard cemetery, you will not answer the question. Joseph's stone says "Joseph Rogers". Ellen's says, "Ellen, wife of Joseph Rodgers."

Further information on this Rogers and collateral Garrard County lines of Stewart and Graham, can be found in my 1994 book, "The Rogers Family of Paint Lick and Crab Orchard." Softbound copies of the book are now available. The price is $20.00 plus shipping.

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