John married three times. He married first to Elizabeth Pabodie (Peabody), the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Alden) Pabodie, who he married in November 1666. Elizabeth was the granddaughter of Mayflower passenger John Alden. She was born in Duxbury in 1647 and was mentioned in her father's 1707 will, when he left a bequest to the heir of dau. Elizabeth, but her surname was not given. Elizabeth died between 04 May 1677 (birth of her last child) and October 1679 (when her husband remarried).
John married, as his second wife, Hannah (Hobart) Browne, the daughter of Peter and Elizabeth (Ibrook) Hobart of Hingham, on 21 October 1679. She was born Hingham in 1638, and died in Bristol, Rhode Island, in 1691. Hannah was the widow of John Browne of Salem, married in 1658, by whom she had four children. John Browne died in 1677. She was named in her father's will in 1678 as Hannah Brown of Salem, widow of John Browne deceased. John and Hannah Rogers had no children.
John married, third, to Marah (Cobham) Browning of Boston, the daughter of Josiah and Mary (Haffield) Cobham, and the widow of Joseph Browning or Bruning of Boston. John Rogers of New Bristol and Marah Broning of Boston, widow, made a prenuptial agreement 22 March 1692/3 in which John gave Marah free use of £800 and she would make no further claims on his estate. The agreement was acknowledged in Boston on 7 August 1699, and recorded 12 November 1702. In 1732, Marah assigned the £800 to her "well beloved Kinsman John Peirce of Rehoboth, yeoman." John and Marah had no children together.
John Rogers was named as executor in his father's will in 1691.
John was a merchant-shopkeeper and farmer, and lived in Duxbury, Bristol, Boston, Taunton, Swansea and Barrington, at the time all located in Massachusetts. He was a representative for Bristol in the House of Representatives in 1695, 1714, 1717 and 1718, and had one committee in the 1717-18 legislatures; a selectman in 1691, 1692; Justice of the Peace circa 1692. Probate records indicate that he became blind.
He died June 18, 1732 at Barrington, Rhode Island. In 1732, after John's death there were petitions filed claiming that Marah, widow of John Rogers and John Pierce of Rehoboth were "Guilty of Concealing Imbezelling & Conveying away" some of the estate of John Rogers.
Marah died before 8 December 1739 "late of Rehoboth" when a petition for appointment of an administrator for her estate was made.
Children born Duxbury, all by first wife Elizabeth:
↑ 1.01.11.21.3 Ann Reeves and Alice W.A. Westgate, Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations, Thomas Rogers, Vol. 19 (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000 [1st printing]), pp. 8, 15-16.
↑ NEHGS, compiler, Vital Records of Duxbury Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA:NEHGS, 1911), p. 114.
↑ Great Migration 1634-1635, C-F. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume II, C-F, by Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn, Jr., and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001.
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Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 25 October 2019), memorial page for John Rogers, II (1640–28 Jun 1732), Find A Grave: Memorial #19351010, citing Princes Hill Burial Ground, Barrington, Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by James Charles Rogers III (contributor 46852234). (Includes gravestone photo.)