Obituaries - NJ - 1901 - Mrs. Annie (Wallace) Rogers

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Obituaries - NJ - 1901 - Mrs. Annie (Wallace) Rogers

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Mrs. Annie Rogers, widow of George R. Rogers, died at Oceanic on Friday of catarrhal gastritis, aged 66 years. Her sickness started with tumors of the stomach. Six months ago she underwent an operation for the removal of the tumors and she had been in bed ever since with the exception of two weeks. She suffered greatly during her sickness.

Mrs. Rogers was born in Ireland. She came to this country when she was eighteen years old and located at New York. In 1865 she married George R. Rogers and a year later they moved to Oceanic. Mr. Rogers died thirteen years ago.

Two children survive Mrs. Rogers. They are Mrs. William H. Hughes of Oceanic and Richard J. Rogers, who lived with his mother in the same house with Mrs. Hughes. She leaves also two sisters and a brother. The sisters are Mrs. Robert Wheelan of New York and Mrs. Christopher Coxson of Red Rock, New York. The brother is Richard Wallace of Cripple Creek, Colorado.

The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon at the house. Rev. F. B. Crozier had charge of the service, and he was assisted by Rev. S. W. Knipe. On Monday the body was taken to Greenwood cemetery at Brooklyn for burial.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Feb 6, 1901