Catherine Mary Rogers (1875 - 1890)

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Catherine Mary Rogers
1875 - 1890
Murtoa, Australia
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Murtoa, Australia
Catherine Mary Rogers was born in 1875. She was born to Hugh Rogers and Anne Maria Campbell Rogers. She died in 1890 in Murtoa, Australia at 15 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Catherine Mary Rogers died in 1890 in Murtoa, Australia at 15 years old. She was born in 1875. She was born to Hugh Rogers and Anne Maria Campbell Rogers.

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In 1875, in the year that Catherine Mary Rogers was born, on February 18th, the Mason County War, also called the Hoodoo War, began. In central Texas, a German-American mob broke into a jail with a battering ram and lynched two suspected cattle rustlers. Thus began a year of vigilante "justice."

In 1880, when she was merely 5 years old, on February 4th, five members of one family in Ontario, Canada were killed and their farm was burned by a mob. Called the Black Donnelly Massacre, the Irish family had been feuding with other citizens of the town. No one was ever convicted.

In 1885, she was only 10 years old when on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1890, in the year of Catherine Mary Rogers's passing, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

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