James Rodgers, well known in Hutchinson, where he had lived for a long number of years, died last night after a long illness. He was born in County Kent England, April 12, 1840 and came to the United States in 1848, living in Newark, N.J., until 1858 when he came west, locating in Loda, Iroquois Co. Illinois. He was in Company C of the Tenth Illinois Cavalry during the war, serving until its close. He was married to Miss Sarah McAtoo/McAtee in January 1868, they moved to Hutchinson in 1874. He leaves his wife, five sons and two daughters, one brother and one sister. The funeral services will be held from the late home at 525 Avenue D East at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, interment being in Eastside Cemetery.
Death Date: July 12, 1908
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