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Rogers, James, 1731-1795

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1731 - 1795

Robert Rogers was born on November 7, 1731 in Methuen, Massachusetts. He was an American colonial frontiersman. Rogers served in the British army during both the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. During the French and Indian War, Rogers raised and commanded the famous Rogers' Rangers, trained for raiding and close combat behind enemy lines. He died on May 18, 1795.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James Rogers deed

Mss 762660
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 762660
Scope and Contents James Rogers deed to his son Robert Rogers, conveying a parcel of land in Suncook, New Hampshire. This is only a portion of the deed in the hand of Robert Rogers. Photographic reproduction of a painting or print of Robert Rogers and mounted clipped signature accompany the deed.