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Captain William Edward "W.E." Rogers[1]

Male 1838 - 1925  (~ 86 years)


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  • Name William Edward "W.E." Rogers 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born Jan 1838  Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census Jun 18, 1870  Sabine Pass, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census Jun 07, 1880  Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census Jun 19, 1900  Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census Jan 14, 1920  Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 1925 
    Notes 
    • Capt. W.E. Rogers served for a time under Capt. Napoleon Wiess, who died in 1872.  Capt. Rogers subsequently purchased one of Napoleon's steamboats, the Albert Gallatin, and was its master for a number of years.
    Person ID I55017  mykindred
    Last Modified Jul 24, 2007 

    Father Joseph E. Rogers,   b. 1814,   d.
    Mother Margaret Ann McFadin,   b. Jul 08, 1797,   d. 1845  (Age 47 years) 
    Married Oct 17, 1833 
    Family ID F15567  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sophia Marguerite Kappas,   b. 1842,   d. 1911  (Age 69 years) 
    Married circa 1864  Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • 1870 census, TX, Jefferson, Sabine Pass, p. 7, (M593-1593, p.539)
      June 18, 1870
      HH 62/45
      Burch, S.K., 54, M, W, SB Pilot, $250, NY
      "  , Caroline, 37, F, W, OH
      "  , Charles W, 17, printer, OH
      "  , Mary A, 16, OH
      "  , Edward E, 14, OH
      "  , Belle E, 11, OH
      "  , Increase I, 8, TX
      "  , Bevilla A, (male), TX
      HH 63/46
      Rogers, W, E, 32, M, W, steamboat capt, $150, TN
      "  , Sophia, 28, F, W, ??
      "  , Kate, 3, TX
      1880 census, TX, Jefferson, Beaumont, pct 1, p. 12, sd 1, ed 40, (T9-1313, p. 174)
      June 7, 1880, HH 83/88
      Rogers, William E, W, M, 42, carpenter, TN, TN, TN
      "  , Daphne?Sophia?, W, F, 38, wife, Frankfurt,Ger, Ger, Ger
      "  , Katie E, 13, dau, TX
      "  , Nena V, W, F, 9, dau, TX
      "  , Laura Pink, 7, dau, TX
      1900 census, TX, Jefferson, 1 wrd, Beaumont, pct 1, e.d. 32, 38-A, (T623-1650, p.64)
      June 19, 1900, 815 Calder Ave, HH 698/719
      Rogers, W.E., head, W, M, Jan 1838, 62, m 36 yrs, TN, TN, TN, carpenter
      "  , Sophia, wife, W, F, Feb 1842, 58, m 36 yrs, 4/3 children, Ger, Ger, Ger (immigrate 1853)
      "  , Kate, dau, Dec 187?, 33, single, TX
      "  , Pynk, son, Dec 1874, 25, single, TX, school teacher
      Anderson, ? W, servant, B, M, Apr 1879, 21, single, TX, TX, TX, yard boy
      1910 census, TX, Jefferson, Beaumont, e.d. 70, 9-A, (T624-1568, p.70)
      April 22, 1910, 815 Calder, HH 128/138
      Rodgers, William E, head, M, W, 72, m1 45 yrs, TN, TN, TN, carpenter
      "  , Sofia, wife, F, W, 66, m1 45 yrs, 4/3 children, Ger, Ger, Ger
      Moore, Nena R, dau, 36, widow, 3/3 children, TX
      "  , Juanita, gdau, 14
      "  , Rodger G, gson, 13
      "  , Lou P, gdau, 12
      Garrett, Edward, roomer
      Kircker, ???, roomer
      Wills, George, roomer
      Rodgers, Pink ?, dau, 25, TX
      "  , Katie C, dau, 30, TX
      1920 census, TX, Jefferson, Beaumont, e.d. 88, 14-B, (T625-1823, p.160)
      January 14, 1920, 815 Calder, HH 307
      Rogers, W.E. head, 81, widowed
      "  , Pink, dau, 42, single
    Children 
     1. Kate Elizabeth Rogers,   b. Dec 1867, Sabine Pass, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 04, 1931, Beaumont, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    +2. Nena Rogers,   b. 1871, Sabine Pass, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 70 years)
     3. Laura Pynke Rogers,   b. Dec 1874, Sabine Pass, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Family ID F19421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Rogers, William Edward 'W.E.' (1838-1925)
    Rogers, William Edward "W.E." (1838-1925)
    Capt. W.E. Rogers in Masonic attire.

    Histories
    Beaumont, The Story of
    Beaumont, The Story of
    by Florence Stratton, 1925

  • Sources 
    1. [S2130] Capt. William E. Rogers: Beaumont Steamboatman, http://hans.wtblock.com/wtblockjr/williamrogers.htm.

    2. [S14] 1870 US federal census, 1870 census, TX, Jefferson, Sabine Pass, p. 7, (M593-1593, p.539).

    3. [S135] 1880 US federal census, 1880 census, TX, Jefferson, Beaumont, pct 1, p. 12, sd 1, ed 40, (T9-1313, p. 174).

    4. [S3961] 1900 US federal census, 1900 census, TX, Jefferson, 1 wrd, Beaumont, pct 1, e.d. 32, 38-A, (T623-1650, p.64).

    5. [S3967] 1920 US federal census, 1920 census, TX, Jefferson, Beaumont, e.d. 88, 14-B, (T625-1823, p.160).