A Family History of Jeremy Patrick Toomey
Generation Four
(Great Grandparents of Jeremy Patrick Toomey)

Patrick Henry Rogers and Cora E Pattee

Patrick Henry Rogers, son of John Rogers and Winnifred Callaghan, was born 9 July 1871 in Yorkshire, England and died 2 Aug 1956 in Los Angeles County, California at age 85.

Patrick married Cora E Pattee, daughter of Josiah Quincy Pattee and Mary E Leyshon. Cora was born on 21 Nov 1882 in Frisco, Beaver, Utah and died on 27 Jan 1979 in Los Angeles County, California at age 96.

They had seven children. Two sons died early in childhood and five daughters survived:

Dorothea M Rogers was born in 1904 in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts and died 25 Jun 1950 in Medical Lake, Spokane, Washington. 

Dorothea married Lewis W Hodgins, son of Lewis W and Bertha T Hodgins, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington. Lewis was born in 1902 in Utah and died 10 May 1952 in Colville, Stevens, Washington. They had one son: Lewis W.

Estelle M Rogers was born 18 Jan 1905 in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts and died 4 Aug 1992 in Los Angeles County, California. 

Estelle was actually the "Auntie Mame" of the sisters. She had a very colorful life and had 5 husbands. Her last was Richard Baker. She claimed he was CIA , they lived in Lompoc, he had a cleaners affiliated with Vandenberg AF Base in Lompoc, Ca. Estelle died in Lompoc area (Notes from Lorilee Secrist Toomey)

Pauline L Rogers was born in 1912 in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts. 

Paulie married Jack?? Freeman (they just called him Freeman) and had 1 daughter, Guerlain (not sure of the spelling) He died in the 60's (I think) he worked in sales for Jergens I believe. She remarried and we never saw her again. Very strange. Paulie remarried a younger man, an artist I think. His last name was White. Paulie was married in the Los Angeles area. (Notes from Lorilee Secrist Toomey)

Ava Eleanor Rogers was born on 30 Mar 1916 in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts. 

Ava married Richard Hunt Secrist, son of Orville Charles Secrist and Florence P Hunt. Richard was born on 27 Sep 1913 in Denver, Denver, Colorado and died on 17 Jul 1974 in Los Angeles County, California at age 60. They had two children: Jodie Ann and Lorilee.

For more information on Richard Hunt Secrist and Ava Eleanor Rogers and their children click on Ava Eleanor Rogers link above.

Natalie R Rogers was born in 4 May 1919 in Spokane, Spokane, Washington.

Natalie married Harvey Campbell. They had two children: Wendie Lee and Patrick Harvey.

Natalie was married to Harvey Campbell for 22 years. He was from Hermosa Beach, Ca. His Mom 's last name was Goodwin. They divorced in the late 50's early 60's. He remarried Peggy. Natalie never remarried. She lived with my Mom. She had 2 children, Wendie and Patrick. Wendie's birthday is 11/10/46 Patrick 4/19/51 (I think) Wendie Jackson lives in Sonora, Ca married Ron. Patrick lives in San Pedro, Ca with 3rd wife Eliana. 1 son Vincent(13) , with 2nd wife Edith. Natalie died in the LA area. (Notes from Lorilee Secrist Toomey)

Records for Patrick Henry Rogers and Cora E Pattee

Census Records

1910 census (actual image)
boarding in home of Rose McLaughlin
Patrick Rogers age 36 born in England immigrated 1875 government letter carrier
Cora Rogers age 27 born in Utah
Dorothy Rogers age 6 born in Massachusetts
Estelle Rogers age 5 born in Massachusetts
Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_595; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 798; Image: 427.

1920 census (actual image)
Patrick H Rogers age 48 born in England (can't read occupation)
Cora Rogers age 57 born in Utah
Dorothea M Rogers age 16 born in Massachusetts
Estelle M Rogers age 14 born in Massachusetts
Pauline L Rogers age 8 born in Massachusetts
Ava E Rogers age 3 9/12 born in Massachusetts
Natalie R Rogers age 8/12 born in Washington
Spokane, Spokane, Washington; Roll: T625_1941; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 223; Image: 940.

1930 census (actual image)
Patrick Henry Rogers age 58 born in England traveling salesman clothing wholesale
Cora Rogers age 47 born in Utah
Estella M Rogers age 25 born in Massachusetts
Pauline L Rogers age 19 born in Massachusetts
Ava Eleanor Rogers age 14 born in Massachusetts
Natalie Rosemary Rogers age 10 born in Washington
Spokane, Spokane, Washington; Roll: 2518; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 103; Image: 627.0.

Vital Records

California Death Index
Name: Patrick Henry Rogers Social Security #: 0 Sex: MALE Birth Date: 9 Jul 1871 Birthplace: Other Country Death Date: 2 Aug 1956 Death Place: Los Angeles Mother's Maiden Name: Calaghan FATHER'S SURNAME: Rogers

California Death Index
Name: ROGERS CORA Social Security #:550-80-5585 Birth Date:11/21/1882 Sex: FEMALE Birth Place: UTAH Death Date: 01/27/1979

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