Parents of John Henry Rogers who was the father of John Paul Rogers.

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Unfortunately I do not have birth and death for John Henry Rogers, but he was married to a Dora Mae Floyd. John Henry Rogers served in WWII in salerno italy. Any help woiuld be appreciated.
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John Henry Rogers

 in the U.S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949

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Name: John Henry Rogers
Ship, Station or Activity: Eaton
Ship Number or Designation: DD-510
Muster Date: 4 Feb 1944
 
Where did he live?  Was he Canadian, American, English, etc?
He was American, was part of an engineering battalion in the US Army (I did find his year of birth - 1919. He resided in Snyder, TX but I am sure he didn't pass in  Snyder.

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In 1940, John Henry Rogers, single, 20yo b, Texas, lived in Snyder, Scurry, Texas, with his parents Daniel R. Rogers, 60 b. Virginia, and Sarah Hester Rogers, 55 b. Texas. Other children in the family, all born in Texas, included: George Vestel Rogers, 29; Alma Ruth Rogers, 18; son Lois Ralph, 16; and Alvin Minor Rogers, 14.("United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K438-GFK : accessed 7 June 2016), John Henry Rogers in household of Daniel R Rogers, North Ward, Snyder, Commissioner's Precinct 1, Scurry, Texas, United States; citing ED 208-1, sheet 4B, family 83, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 4135.)

John Henry Rogers, the son of D. R. Rogers and Sarah Hester Hopkins, died on 7 Aug 1962 at Electra, Wichita, Texas. he was born on 19 Oct 1919 at Fannin, Texas. He worked as a general laborer for a construction company.  He had served in WW2.  He died at the age of 42 of acute coronary infarction, and died within 5 minutes. He was to be buried at the New Electra Cemetery. The informant on his Death Certificate was Mrs. Patricia Rogers.("Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSBD-BGD : accessed 7 June 2016), John Henry Rogers, 07 Aug 1962; citing certificate number 81455, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,117,173.) If you have a free account at FamilySearch (don't have to be LDS), you can see an image of his Death Certificate.

In 1920, he is a baby living in Justice Precinct 4, Fannin, Texas, with his parents Dan R. Rodgers, 40 b. TN, and Ester Rodgers, 35 b. TX, and 6 older brothers and sisters. (Note that he name is spelled Rodgers.) Dan's father was born in Iowa? and his mother in TN.  Ester's parents were both born in Mississippi.("United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC97-B6L : accessed 7 June 2016), John Henry Rodgers in household of Dan R Rodgers, Justice Precinct 4, Fannin, Texas, United States; citing sheet 16A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,803. ED 49, Sheet 16A, Household 302, Line 32)

Daniel R. Rogers, widowed, died in Snyder, Scurry, TX, on 10 Jan 1966.  He was born on 15 April 1879 to John Rogers and Maudie Vaughn.("Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3XT-N8D : accessed 7 June 2016), Daniel R Rogers, 10 Jan 1966; citing certificate number 12122, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,117,924.)

Sarah Hester Rogers died on 4 May 1953 at Snyder, Scurry, Texas, She was married.  She was born 4 Jan 1886 to John Henry Hopkins and Sarah M. Ausbin, both born in MS. The informant on the Death Certificate was John H. Rogers.  She was to be buried at the Snyder Cemetery.("Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3ZX-JXT : accessed 7 June 2016), Sarah Hester Rogers, 04 May 1953; citing certificate number 26952, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,113,925.)

Hester's marriage to Daniel was her second.  In 1910, they were living in Justice Precinct 3, Red River, Texas, and had been married 0 years. Hester had had two children: Edy Roberts, 6, and Arthur Roberts, 5.  They are shown in the family as step-children.("United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MR3Y-N6N : accessed 7 June 2016), Daniel Rogers, Justice Precinct 3, Red River, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 121, sheet 5B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,598.)

Sarah H. Hopkins married A.F. Roberts on 18 May 1902 at Red River County, Texas.("Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FXMV-M46 : accessed 7 June 2016), A.F. Roberts and Sarah H. Hopkins, 18 May 1902; citing Red River County, Texas, United States, county courthouses, Texas; FHL microfilm 1,295,736.) From the record for the birth of their child James Arthur on 23 Jan 1905 at Fulbright, Red River, Texas, it appears that he was called Fonzo Roberts.("Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VX9Q-PQB : accessed 7 June 2016), Hester Hopkins in entry for James Authur Roberts, 23 Jan 1905; citing Fulbright, Red River, Texas, United States, certificate 126025, Bureau of Vital Statistics. State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,371,574.)

by Vic Watt G2G6 Pilot (327k points)
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This is the exact information I was looking for. I do have an account at familysearch.org, but have only been doing serious genealogical research for about the past week. Thanks!
Wow Vince!!!!

Kudos.

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