Henry ROGERS c1835-1907. b. Co Cavan, Ireland
&
Rachel HOUSTON c1838-1922. b. Castledawson, Northern Ireland

of Tahara Bridge, Merino-Coleraine, S-W Victoria, Australia

Henry ROGERS b. c. 1835 Co Cavan, Ireland, son of Charles ROGERS & Esther DUNAN arrived in Victoria, Australia bfore 1875..

Rachel HOUSTON b. c.1838 Castledawson, Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland, daughter of J... HOUSTON & ........., arrived at Portland, S-W Victoria in 1857. In 1865 she was granted a lease on 135 acres of land at Tahara, between Merino & Coleraine in S-W Victoria.

Henry ROGERS & Rachel HOUSTON were married in 1875 at ......, Victoria and had a family of 5 children at Tahara Bridge from 1874 to 1882.

Henry ROGERS died at his farm "Wannon Farm," at Tahara Bridge, south-west Victoria in 1907 and was buried in the Coleraine cemetery. His widow rachel died at Coleraine in 1922 and was also buried in the Coleraine cemetery.

Henry ROGERS & Rachel HOUSTON had the following family...

  1. Charles John ROGERS b. 1874, Coleraine, S-W Victoria, d. 1948 Coleraine, S-W Victoria, m. 1897 to Eliza May FITZGIBBON 1877-1950 of Merino, S-W Victoria.

  2. George Thomas ROGERS b. 1877, Tahara Bridge, Merino-Coleraine, S-W Victoria, d. 1931 Casterton, S-W Victoria, m. 1905 to Ethel Sarah SKINNER 1882-1962 of Coleraine, S-W Victoria.

  3. Duncan Houston ROGERS b. 1877, Tahara Bridge, Merino-Coleraine, S-W Victoria, d. 1947 Casterton, S-W Victoria, m. 1902 to Ethel CHARMAN 1884-1969 of Berwick, Victoria.

  4. Lena Daisy ROGERS b. 1881, Tahara Bridge, Merino-Coleraine, S-W Victoria, d. 1958 Warra, near Dalby, Queensland, m. 1904 to George Francis Richmond McKNIGHT 1878-1967 of Coleraine, S-W Victoria.

  5. Jane ROGERS b. & d. 1882, Tahara Bridge, Merino-Coleraine, S-W Victoria.

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