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Mary Willie (Alexander) Rogers (1894 - 1985)

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Mary Willie "Mae" Rogers formerly Alexander
Born in Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Columbia County, Arkansasmap
Died in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Dec 2018
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Categories: Village Cemetery, Village, Arkansas.

Biography

Mary Willie aka Mae Alexander was born 6 Sept 1894 in Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas. She was the third child of John Graham Alexander and Margaret Ida aka Maggie Pickering Alexander. [1] [2]

Family # 60 - US Census - 7 June 1900 - Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:
John G. Alexander - head age 37 - born AR
Maggie I. Alexander - wife age 32 - born AR
Ida L. Alexander - daughter age 12 - born AR
Annie J Alexander - daughter age 9 - born AR
Mary W. Alexander - daughter age 6 - born AR
Sam P. Alexander - son age 3 - born AR
Bobbie F. Alexander - daughter age 4 months - born AR
Frank Moore - male servant age 22
George W. Peoples - male servant age 25

As of the 1910 census Mae Willie was 15 years old, and living with her parents in Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas. [3]

On 2 December 1917 May Willie Alexander married her neighbor Samuel Wesley Rogers, Jr. in Columbia County, Arkansas. [4]

Mary W. and Wesley settled near both their families in Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas. Like their birth families Mary and Wesley were famers, and raised their two daughters on their family farm. [5] [6] [7]

Family # 1 - US Census 2 April 1930 - Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:
Samuel W. Rogers - head age 34 -born AR
Mary W. Rogers - wife age 35 - born AR
Mary J. Rogers - daughter age 8 - born AR
Margaret F. Rogers - daughter age 1 - born AR

Mary Willie lost her husband Wesley in 1959. She died on 3 September 1985 three days shy of her 91st birthday and was buried beside Wesley in the Village Cemetery, Village, Columbia County, Arkansas. [1]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 26 November 2018), memorial page for Mary Willie Alexander Rogers (6 Sep 1894–3 Sep 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59506256, citing Village Cemetery, Columbia County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Stacy Ann Williams (contributor 47286952). (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/59506256/mary-willie-rogers)
  2. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 1 November 2018), John G Alexandra, Calhoun Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 47, sheet 4A, family 60, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,054. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3XP-KXW)
  3. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 1 November 2018), John Alvanter, Calhoun, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 62, sheet 4A, family 60, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 46; FHL microfilm 1,374,059. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKJN-RRG)
  4. "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (10 February 2018), S W Rogers and May Willie Alexander, 02 Dec 1917; citing , Columbia, Arkansas, United States, county offices, Arkansas; FHL microfilm 1,004,684. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NM59-MTL)
  5. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 29 November 2018), Wesley Rogers, Calhoun, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing ED 75, sheet 12B, line 62, family 242, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 59; FHL microfilm 1,820,059. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDN8-KK6)
  6. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 29 November 2018), Samuel W Rogers, Calhoun, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 6, sheet 1A, line 1, family 1, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 69; FHL microfilm 2,339,804. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XM2K-54H)
  7. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (14 March 2018), Wesley Rogers, Calhoun Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 14-6, sheet 3B, line 52, family 65, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 126. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQVC-2VX)


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