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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Ellen M. Rogers ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Rogers, Ellen M.
MAIDEN NAME: McCarthy AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 11 Dec 1871 DIED: 7 May 1969 BURIED: 10 May 1969 (Spring Valley Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Newmarket, Ireland
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon

MARRIAGE – Timothy J. Rogers & Nellie McCarthy md 9 June 1896, Minneapolis, Hennepin co, Minnesota

1900 MN CENSUS - Nellie Rogers, age 28, mother of 2, b. Dec 1871 in Minnesota (sic - Ireland), is enumerated with husband of 4 years Timothy, age 39, occupation printer, b. Dec 1860 in Minnesota, along with Emmet, age 3, b Mar 1897 in Minnesota, and Lyle C., age 1, b. Nov 1898 in Minnesota.

1910 MN CENSUS – Nellie M. Rogers (35y, b Ireland, immigrated 1891, naturalized, widowed, mother of 2 children, occupation cook) enumerated with 2 sons, Emmet T. (12y, b Minnesota) and Lyle C. (11y, b Minnesota)

1920 OR CENSUS - Ellen Rogers, age 48, widowed, b. Ireland, is enumerated with sons Emmet, age 22, single, occupation salesman, b. Minnesota, and Lyle, age 21, b. Minnesota.

1930 OR CENSUS – Nellie M. Rogers (55y, b Irish Free State, immigrated 1839 [sic!], naturalized, widowed, occupation overseer, Ladies Club Room)


OSBH DC (1969 Marion co) #7326 Nellie M. Rogers, female, matron, Multnomah Athletic Club, widowed, spouse Timothy J. Rogers; b 11 Dec 1871, New Market, Ire; father Timothy C. McCarthy; mother Mary O’Sullivan; d 7 May 1969, 942 Summer St NE, Salem, age 97y; lived in town 10y; bur Zena; informant Emmet T. Rogers, son




Mrs Nellie M. Rogers, a former teacher, died Wednesday at her home 942 Summer St NE, at the age of 98. Born in Ireland, she came to this country at the age of 16, settling in Minnesota. She taught at Red Lake Indian School in Minnesota for a number of years until moving to Portland in 1910. Her husband, Timothy Rogers was killed in an accident in Minnesota. In Portland she served for 34 years as matron of woman athletics at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Survivors include two sons, Lyle, Phoenix, Ariz, and Emmet, Salem; a brother in Ireland and another brother and three sisters in California, four grandchildren, including Barnes Rogers, Salem; and 13 great-grandcildren. Services are pending at Barrick mortuary.

Oregon Statesman, Thursday, May 8, 1969, 13:1

Nellie M. Rogers. At the residence 942 Summer St NE, Salem, May 7. Survived by son, Emmet Rogers, Salem, Lyle C. Rogers, Phoenix, Ariz. Services Sat, May 10 at 11:00 am in the Barrick Chapel, 205 Church SE. Interment Zena Cemetery.

Oregon Statesman, Friday, May 9, 1969, 31:4


Nellie M. Rogers
1871 - 1969
Born in Newmarket Ireland


Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (1969 Marion co) #7326  

Minnesota Marriage Index (

1900 MN CENSUS (Hennepin Co., Minneapolis, ED 48, sheet 9A)

1910 MN CENSUS (Beltrami co, Red Lake, ED 45, sheet 7A)

1920 OR CENSUS (Multnomah Co., Portland, ED 17, sheet 9A)

1930 OR CENSUS (Multnomah co, Portland, ED 55, sheet 2B)

OS, 8 May 1969, 13:1

OS, 9 May 1969, 31:4

ROW: II 13 A5  

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