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Matthew Rogers, who died May 9, 1881.
Mathew Rogers
Date of Report: May 10, 1881
Male,  white
Age: 66 yrs, 4 mos, 5 dys
Occupation: Farmer
Date of death: May 9, 1881    at  9:20 a.m.
Nationality: Ireland
Where born: Ireland
How long in this state: 3? yrs  (had a hard time reading the number, I
think it is 3.)
Place of death: Muscatine Co.
Cause: Chronic Ciotitis
Complications:  Enlonged Prashrite? and by unflushed influence of the
Duration: 6 yrs
Place of burial: Wilton
Date of burial: May 9, 1881
Name of Undertaker: Aaron Park, Wilton
Name and Residence of Physician: W. H. Baxter, Wilton, Iowa
Mary Caine Rodgers
Township--City: Wilton
Birth: May 15, 1822
Age: 88yrs, 8mos, 22dys
Birthplace: Ireland
Name of father: Daniel Caine
Birthplace of father: Ireland
Name of mother: Catherine McClosky
Occupation: Housekeeper
Informant: Matilda Rodgers
Date of death: Feb. 8, 1911
Cause: Pneumonia
Attending Physician: A. R. Leith
When signed: Feb. 9, 1911
Place of burial: Wilton
Date of burial: Feb. 11, 1911
Undertaker: W. G. Griffith, Wilton, Iowa
Mary (Rogers) Barth.  Here is everything on
the death record:
Record 1, page 68
# 40
Date of report: Dec. 24, 1884
Mary Barth    female    white
39 yrs, 9 mos
Occupation: Farmer
Date of death: Nov. 24, 1884
Where born: Penns.
Place of death: Wilton Twp..
Cause: Consumption
Duration of disease: 5 months
Place of burial: Wilton St. Mary's Cemetery,  Nov. 25, 1884
Name and Residence of Physician: W. H. Baxter, Wilton, IA.
     Mrs. Mary Barth, daughter of Mrs. Mary Rogers of this Twp. died at the home of her mother Sunday last, and was interred in the Wilton
Catholic cemetery last Tuesday.
(this was found in the "Wilton Review", Wilton, Muscatine Co., Iowa,
Thursday, Nov. 27, 1884, page 3, Vol. IX-- No. 38).
Book D, page 135
William P. Rodgers
Place of death: Muscatine Hospital--General Hospital
Length of stay: 76yrs  Cedar & Young St.
Street Address: 906 Grand Avenue
Date of death: Sept. 26, 1962   4:45 p.m.
Male      white      married
Date of birth: Oct 13, 1885
Age last birthday: 76/11/13
Occupation: Retired Trucker
Kind of Business or Industry----local trucking
Birthplace: Muscatine
Father: Matthew Rodgers
Mother: Mary Dowdal
Ever in U.S. Armed Forces----no.
Informant: Mrs. Etta Rodgers,  Muscatine, Iowa
Cause: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Attendent's Name and Title: R. E. Olson,  M. D.
Attendent's Address:  1615 Young Avenue, Muscatine, Ia.
Date signed: 10-2-62
Burial date:  9/29/1962
Greenwood Cemetery, Muscatine, Iowa
Funeral director: R. W. Fairbanks, 114 W. 4th, Muscatine, Iowa
Date Received by County Register: Nov. 14, 1962
Name of Co Register Florence Hetcler
File #---4985
    William P. Rodgers, 76, of 906 Grand Avenue, died at 5:45 p.m.
Wednesday at Muscatine General hospital after a brief illness.
    Born Oct. 13, 1885, in Muscatine county, he was a life resident of
this community.  He was the son of Matthew and Mary Dowdal Rodgers
    Mr. Rodgers was a retired trucker.
    He was married, Aug. 7, 1909 at Davenport, to Etta Eis.
    Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Etta Rodgers, Muscatine;  five
daughters, Mrs. Darlene Broderson, Mrs. Thelma Hawk, and Mrs. Mabel
Maylone, all of Muscatine, Mrs. Vioteta Rehbehn of Whittier, Calif., and
Mrs. Dorothy Neywelle of Muscatine;  one brother, Charles Rodgers of
Lewiston, Ida.,   two sisters, Mrs. Florence Graney of Perry and Mrs. Irene
Sanbdman of Wilton, 14 grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, one brother and
two sisters.
    The body is now at the Fairbanks chapel where friends may call
starting at 10 a.m. Friday.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.
Saturday at the Fairbanks chapel, with Rev. Stephen Root in charge.
 Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery.
(this obit was found in "The Muscatine Journal", Thursday, Sept. 27, 1962,
page 18.)