Kit Carson County, Colorado
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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Allen Rogers, George Rogers, Leander Rogers, 6 South 43 West

George W. Rogers married Mahala Hammond February 9, 1854 in Rock Island County, Illinois.
In 1880 Rooks County, Kansas, George Rogers 49 and Mahala 47 have Clista 18, Allen 16, Jonithan 13, Elizabeth 12, Rachael 10, and Leander 6. Next household is Geo Rogers Jr. 23 and his brother William 27. Next household is Andrew Rogers, 23.
In 1900 Rooks County, Kansas, George W. Rogers, born March 1826 in Indiana, married 46 years to Mahalia Nov 1831 Indiana, have Leander July 1874 Kansas.
SON GEORGE
Possibly the George Rogers in 1900 Colorado Springs, with the birth date a couple of years off, married to Mary Ellen Rogers with Charles born 1888 and Arthur 1892. Mary E. Rogers divorced George Rogers in El Paso County, Colorado Sept 18, 1911.

George proved up two quarters in 22, 27, and 28, 6 South, 43W in 1915.

In 1920 Kit Carson County, George Rogers, 63, is divorced, with son Lloyd 17, born in COlorado.
In 1930, Loyd, 27, born in Colorado, is a sawmill planer in Boise, Idaho, married to Hull, 32, born in Idaho. His brother George Rogers, 70, widowed borni nIllinois, is with them.
In 1940 Ustick, Idaho, Lloyd H. is 37, born in Colorado, married to Mary D. 37 Idaho. Stepchildren Claude A Privett 16 and Jean E. Privett, 13, children Alice L. 3, and Mary E. three months. FATHER George Rogers, 81, is still with them.
George, born May 13, 1857, to George W. Rogers and Mahalia Daniels, died in Boise Feb 28, 1956.

ALLEN
Allen Rogers, age 33, married Rosa B. Merritt, age 23, Nov 13 1897 in Colorado Springs.
Agnes Rosa Rogers, age 34, married T.E. Jones, age 52, in Greeley Dec 29, 1908.

Allen proved up a quarter in 9, 6 South, 43W in 1913.
The stone in Rooks County, Kansas # 8610456 has Allen Rogers 1863-1914.

LEANDER
In 1910 Rooks County, Leander 35 and Luella 34 have Elsie L. 4, and Charles L. four months. Father George W. Rogers, 80 is with them., widowed.
Minnie Bonny, 16, born in Wyoming, father Iowa, mother Kansas, is a "protege."
Leander proved up two quarters in 22 and 27, 6 South, 43W in 1915. He registered with a Burlington address, faming, born July 12, 1875, nearest relative Luella Rogers.
In 1920 Kit Carson County, Leander is 46, Luella 42, Elsie L. 13 an Charles L. 10, all born in Kansas.
In 1930 Kit Carson County, Leander 56, Luella 53, and son Charles L. 20 were all born in Kansas.

Leander 1873-1942 is buried in Chadwick, Missouri, # 73453158, with Luella )Van Dyke) Rogers 1877-1959.
"CHRISTIAN COUNTY REPUBLICAN 23 Apr 1942 p1[Note: Son of George W. & Mahalia (Hammond) Rogers; married 1904 Luella Van Dyke 24 Mar 1877 - 25 Jan 1959] Contributed by Mabel & Randal Phillips. Funeral services for Leander Rogers, 67, a resident of the Chadwick community for the past seven years, were held Tuesday, April 19, in the Chadwick Baptist church by Rev. A.S. Hanks of Selmore, with burial in Chadwick cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. Death occurred April 15 at his home in Chadwick. A native of Palmer, Kansas, Mr. Rogers was married in 1904 to Luellia Van Dyke, and to this union were born three children. Survivors include the widow, a son, Charles Leander, of Chadwick, a daughter, Mrs. H.E. Winfrey of Arapahoe, Colo., four grandchildren, a step granddaughter, two sisters and one brother. He was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church of Chadwick."

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