'Rogers04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Rogers of Bradford (Wiltshire), Rogers of Cannington

Thomas Rogers of Bradford, Wiltshire
m1. Cecilia Bessills (dau/heir of William Bessills of Bradford)
1. William Rogers
  m. Johanna (dau of John of Ifford, Wiltshire)
  A. Anthony Rogers
  m. Dorothyea Ernley of Cannings
  i. Anthony Rogers of Bradford
  m. Anna Wroughton (dau of Thomas Wroughton of Broughton)
ii. Elizabeth Rogers
  m. William Cavell of Bath
  iii.+ other issue - Richard, Ambrose
  B. Henry Rogers
  C. Awdrie Rogers
  m. _ Hawkings of Bristol
  D. Cicilie Rogers
m. Robert Malen of Wiltshire
Thomas's 2nd wife is shown as Katherine , dau of Sir William Courteney of Powderham, relict of Sir Thomas Pomeroy. She was probably in fact ...
m2. Katherine Courteney (sister of Sir William Courteney of Powderham, m2. Sir St. Clare Pomeroy)
2. George Rogers of Lopit (Devon) & Langport (Somerset) (d 09.09.1524)
  m. Elizabeth
A. Sir Edward Rogers of Cannington, Somerset (b 1489/1502, d 03.05.1568, MP)
  m. Mary de Lisle (dau/coheir of Sir John de Lisle of the Isle of Wight)
  i. Sir George Rogers of Cannington, Sheriff of Somerset (b c1528, d 10.09.1582, MP)
  HoP identifies George's wife Jane as dau/heir of Sir Thomas Winter of Clapton. She is otherwise identified as ...
  m. Jane Winter (d before 23.02.1601, dau/heir of Edmund Winter of Cliffe
a. Edward Rogers of Cannington (d 03.09.1627, MP)
  m. Katherine Popham (dau of Sir John Popham)
  (1) Sir Francis Rogers of Cannington (d 1638)
  m. Helen Smith (dau of Sir Hugh Smith of Long Ashton) wife of Sir Francis, presumed mother of ...
  (A) Hugh Rogers of Cannington (dsp 1653)
  (2) Henry Rogers of Cannington (dsp 1672)
  HoP reports that Edward had 4 sons and 2 daughters, naming none. The above sons are named in VCH . We think we have found more than 2 daughters.
  (3) Amy Rogers apparently of this generation
  m. Henry St. Barbe of Ashington & Broadlands
  (4) Eleanor Rogers (d before 27.01.1628-9) father Edward, possibly of this generation
  m. John Huddy of Nethway (b c1584?, dsp bur 18.01.1631-2)
  (5) Mary Rogers father Edward, possibly of this generation
m. Sir George Wynter of Dyrham Park (d 1638)
  (6) Jane Rogers possibly of this generation
  m. Sir Francis Hele
  (7) Elizabeth Rogers father Edward, possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Bampfield of Hardington
  (8)+ 2 sons
  b. William Rogers (bur 18.06.1593)
  HoP reports that George had 1 daughter. MGH (NS1, vol 3 (1880), 'The Lady Mary Harrington's Pedigree', p219) names Mary as well as her parents & 2 brothers.
  c. Mary Rogers 
  m. Sir John Harrington of Kelveston (b 1561, d 20.11.1612)
  d. Ann Rogers described as "of Cannington", father not named, possibly fits here, son born 1575
  m. Paul Methuen (d 1606, prebendary of Wells)
  HoP reports that Edward possibly had 3 daughters. Wikipedia ("Sir Edward Rogers") names them as follows:
  ii. Jane Rogers
  m. Thomas Throckmorton
  iii. Anne Rogers
  m. Thomas Harmon
  iv. Mary Rogers
  m. John Chettel

Main source(s): Visitation (Somerset, 1623, Rogers), VCH (Somerset, vol 6, 'Cannington: Manors and other estates'), HoP ("Edward Rogers" and connected pages)
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