Biography of Albert T. Rodgers
Big River Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





Albert T. Rodgers. Was born in Windsor county, Maine, November 19, 1831, and when he was but four years of age his parents moved to China, in the same State. Here the subject of this memoir resided till he was twenty three years of age. At the age of twenty four he began workiug at the blacksmith's trade, which he followed at various places in his native State till 1863. He then came to California, but proceeded to Washoe, Nevada, at once and opened a shop there, and prosecuted his trade till 1865. He then moved to this county, and in the same year opened a shop at Mendocino City, where he has since remained engaged in the blacksmithing business. He was united in marriage with Miss Mary J. Sherman, January 28, 1861, born in Washington, Maine, November 12, 1838. Their children are, Ernest L., born in Maine, January 15, 1863; Susie E., torn September 3, 1867; Charles P., born November 10, 1868; Afton E., born December IL 1871; Ora M., born February 16, 1872; Agnes H., born November 12, 1874. The last five children were born in California.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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