William George Rogers


William George Rogers
, the son of George and  ? Rogers, was born in the parish of Eglish, County Armagh, about 1852. It was there that he married Susan Cook.

After their arrival in Queensland, William George and Susan became the parents of six daughters: Clara Rose (b. 14 November 1877; m. Joseph Mudford Gomersall 3 June 1903; d. 14 January 1920), Jane Louise (b. 23 July 1880; d. 19 December 1939), Beatrice (b. 11 April 1883; m. Ernest Fisher 10 April 1920), Maude (b. 19 June 1885; d. 17 September 1886), Eva May (b. 7 February 1890; m. William Musgrave Simpson 16 October 1915) and Florence Mabel (b. 7 February 1890). One of these children, Jane Louise, is buried in Godís Acre. See the entry under Galvin.

William George Rogers (a farmer), died in the Fellnaw Private Hospital, Annerley, at the age of 87 years on 18 September 1939. When he was laid to rest in the Cooperís Plains Cemetery on the following afternoon the gentlemen who exercised official roles were: John W Hislop (undertaker), the Reverend James Massingberd Teale of the Church of England, and J Dibble and G Hughson (witnesses).

Susan Rogers died at her residence in Albermarle Street, Yeerongpilly, aged 95, on 29 September 1950. She was privately cremated.