Biography of Mason L. Rodgers
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Rodgers, Mason L., was born in Palmyra, N.Y., November 17, 1825, the son of John and Mary Mason Rodgers, he born in Rhode Island May 21, 1786 and she in Somerset, Mass., May 18, 1787. Mr. Rodgers came to Palmyra when five years of age with his father William, who spent the rest of his life in that town. He died at the age of eighty two years in 1836. John Rodgers was a farmer and lived in Palmyra until 1836 when be moved to Marion and there died October 11, 1864, and his wife July 25, 1873. Mason L. resided in Marion until 1881., when he came to Williamson, and there spent the remainder of his days. He built the store now owned by Lewis P. Rodgers in 1877. In 1848 he married Lydia Putnam, of Macedon, born June 14, 1826, and a daughter of Stephen and Dorcas Smith Putnam. Mr. and Mrs. Rodgers have five children: Mary A., wife of Dr. Clark, of Williamson; Lewis R., a fruit grower of .Albion, N. Y.; Ida M., wife of Charles F. Adams, of Williamson, who died in 1892; Willis P., who married Matie H. Tuttle and resides on the old homestead in Marion; and Carrie P, at home.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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