Rogers, Hester

Biography: Rogers (née Roe), Methodist writer. Converted to Methodism in 1774. Despite her family's opposition, she began to attend Methodist meetings. She kept a diary and met John Wesley in 1776 and thereafter corresponded regularly with him. She married James Rogers (1749-1807) in 1784 and moved to Ireland. She wrote a number of letters which were published along with her diary. Died Birmingham 1794 after giving birth to her fifth child.

Biography Date: 1756 - 1794

Biography References: E. Dorothy Graham, Rogers , Hester Ann (1756-1794), DNB


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