Re: Martha Clayton and John Rogers...NJ
Here's what I have on John's parents. I don't have anything on his father's line in England (though I think that may be short and come from Scotland, tho I have nothing to support that idea):
Descendants of John Rogers
Generation No. 1
1.JOHN1 ROGERS was born Abt. 1655 in England, and died 1699 in Nottingham Twsp, Burlington Co., New Jersey.He married (1) MARY SCHOLEY October 30, 16801, daughter of ROBERT SCHOLEY and ELIZABETH FLETCHER.She died August 20, 1681 in Died in childbirth.He married (2) MARY GROOM 1685 in At the house of John Hart on Byberry Creek2, daughter of THOMAS GROOM.She died Bef. February 13, 1692/933.
Notes for JOHN ROGERS:
First recorded in Burlington when he witnessed the marriage of Thomas Leeds and Margarit Collier on 6 Oct. 1678 (6 8th mo 1678)
Will dated April 13, 1698, inventory made September 18, 1699, proved March 30, 1700, of Nottingham, Burlington Co., (NJA 23:393)
Children of JOHN ROGERS and MARY GROOM are:
i. JOHN ROGERS2 JR., b. March 05, 1686/87; m. MARTHA CLAYTON; d. Aft. 17694.
ii. DEBORAH ROGERS, b. November 11, 1688.
iii. MARY ROGERS, b. 1690.
iv. JOSEPH ROGERS, b. 1692.
v. DEBORAH ROGERS, b. January 04, 1687/88.
1.Burlington Monthly Meeting, Quaker Records.
2.Abbington Monthly Meeting (Quaker), marriage of John Rogers and Mary Groom listed.
3.Chesterfield Monthly Meeting (Quakers) (NJ), (in Quaker time, the date would refer to the 13th of the 12th month of 1692).
4.John Rogers' will, proved April 10, 1776, Windsor, Middlesez Co. (now Mercer Co.) NJ, Martha mentioned in the will without being mentioned: "executor to maintain his mother."