Biographical Sketch of Henry Rogers
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Rogers, Henry, Ferrisburgh, was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1804, and died on September 16, 1876. He was prominent in establishing the post-office at the Center, and was its first postmaster. He was a large dealer in, and shipper of butter and cheese, and an active man in all town affairs. He was married in 1835 to Susan Martin. They had one daughter born to them — Phebe Holmes, born in 1836. Henry Rogers was a son of Joseph and Jemima (Holmes) Rogers. who were natives of Danby, Rutland county, Vt. Susan Martin was born in 1814, and was a daughter of Edward and Elizabeth (Chase) Martin, who settled in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1794, and were married there the same year. They had a family of thirteen children born to them, of whom Susan is the only one now living. Edward was an early farmer and hotel proprietor.