Ezekiel Rogers1

#13152, (circa 1590 - 23 January 1660/61)
Relationship9th great-granduncle of William David Lewis
Father*Richard Rogers1 (c 1550 - 1618)
Mother*____ _____1

Family 1

Joan Hartopp b. s 1594, d. c 1649

Family 2

Elizabeth Wilson b. c 1630, d. 1650/51

Family 3

Mary _____ d. c 1678/79
"the fourth son and fifth child."2 
His first wife is named as "Sarah, widow of John Everard" in Dictioanary of American Biography.3 
Birth*circa 1590He was born circa 1590 at Wethersfield, Essex, EnglandG.1 
Marriage*say 1615He married Joan Hartopp say 1615 at EnglandG.4 
Marriage*circa 1650He married Elizabeth Wilson circa 1650 at Rowley, Massachusetts.5,6 
Marriage*16 July 1651He married Mary _____ on 16 July 1651 at MassachusettsG.7 
17 April 1660He left a will on 17 April 1660.8,9 
Death*23 January 1660/61He died on 23 January 1660/61 at Massachusetts.1 
Probate*26 March 1661His estate was probated on 26 March 1661 at Ipswich Court, Essex Co., MassachusettsG.8 


  1. [S794] The Essex Institute, compiler, Vital Records of Rowley Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, two volumes (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1928), I:515; "ROGERS (Rogres), Ezekiel, Rev., first minister of Rowley [b. 1590 at Wethersfield, Eng., a minister in Rowley, Yorkshire, d. Rowley, Mass. G. R. 1], Jan. 23, 1660."
  2. [S1261] Truman Lewis Stone, Book II of The Family of John Stone (Buffalo, N. Y.: Charles Wells Moulton, 1898), pp. 35.
  3. [S1262] Sidney Lee, editor, Dictionary of American Biography (First Series) (London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1885–1900), p. 119. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of American Biography.
  4. [S794] The Essex Institute, Vital Records of Rowley, I:515. "Joan, w. Ezekiell, bur. May 8, 1649."
  5. [S1264] Robert Charles Anderson and Paul C. Reed, "The Ancestry of the Royally-Descended Mansfields of the Massachusetts Bay". New England Historical and Genealogical Register 155 (Jan. 2001): p. 28, Elizabeth Wilson, dau. of Rev. John and Elizabeth (Mansfield) Wilson, "b, say 1630, and bp. as an infant in Boston; m. in 1650, Rev. Ezekiel Rogers of Rowley, but she and the child she bore died in February 1650/1.". Hereinafter cited as Ancestry of the Royally-Descended Mansfields.
  6. [S1261] Truman Lewis Stone, Book II of The Family of John Stone, p. 34.
  7. [S1261] Truman Lewis Stone, Book II of The Family of John Stone, p. 34, Mary, widow of Thomas Barker.
  8. [S802] The Essex Antiquarian, Salem, MA.
  9. [S1260] George E. McCracken, "A Hartford Miscellany: Howard, Stone, Adsit–Edgett", The American Genealogist 36 (1960): p. 34, "the will of the Rev. Ezekiel Rogers, eminent preacher, first at Rowley, Yorkshire, but after 1638 at Rowley, Massachusetts which was dated 17 April 1660, sworn to on 26 March 1661, mentioning among many others his nephew, Mr. Samuel Stone of Connecticut, to whom he leaves the large sum of £30, and the latter's son John, to whom he leaves £10, also a large sum for the period."