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Rogers, Zebedeelocked

(bap. 1774, d. 1833)
  • Roald Kverndal


Rogers, Zebedee (bap. 1774, d. 1833), missionary to seafarers and shoemaker, was baptized at Strood, Kent, on 10 April 1774, the son of John and Elizabeth Rogers. He is recognized as the originator of the historic seafarers' emblem known as the Bethel flag. His given name (that of the father of the seafaring apostles ...

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