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Memorable Manitobans: Nelson Thomas Rogers (1859-?)

Farmer.

Born at Newmarket, Ontario on 17 July 1859, son of David Rogers and Mary Borden, he quit school at the age of 16 to work on the family farm. In 1880 he moved to Manitoba where he took up a farm on Section 6, Township 12, Range 18. In June 1883, he married Maggie G. Bell (?-1897) near Beulah, Manitoba. They had five children. On 18 December 1906, he married Ida Benjamin.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 May 2010

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