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the George Rogers Copelands of Peru, NY Updated October 7, 2004
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The Rogers trace their lineage to John Rogers who work with Coverdale to translate the Vulgate and Greek biblical texts to an English Bible. Rogers is listed in Foxx's Book of Martyrs as he was burned at the stake in ~1535. He, a Roman Catholic priest, was survived by his wife, a former, Catholic nun and eleven children.
The Foljambes trace their lineage to a Foljambe Norman who fought as a pikeman in the Battle of Hastings. He is reputed to have been one of William the Conquerors 200 Stout Hearted Men.
The Copelands trace to William Copeland who married the grand daughter of the Mayflower Pilgrims,. John Alden and Priscilla Mullins
It is conjectured that the English Seymours descend from Jane Seymour, wife of Henry VIII. The Sargents stem from the New England Sargents. Polly Sargent married a Davis. Her ancestors fought as Minutemen at the Battle of Bunker Hill