Rogers, Ebenezer Platt, Dd
Rogers, Ebenezer Platt, D.D.
a Congregational minister, wag born in New York city, Dec. 18, 1817. He graduated from Yale College in 1837; studied at Princeton Theological Seminary nearly one year; then, because of weakness of the eyes, two years in private with Reverend L.H. Atwater, D.D., at Fairfield, Connecticut; was licensed by the South Association of Litchfield County, June 30, 1840, and ordained by the Hampden Association at Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, November 4 following. His successive fields of labor were, Chicopee Falls, 1840-43; Northampton, 1843-46; Augusta, Georgia, 1847- 54; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1854-56; Albany, N.Y., 1856-62 New York city, 1862-81. Part of these labors were in the Congregational Church, part in the Presbyterian, and part in the Reformed Dutch Church. He died at Montclair, N.J., October 22, 1881. He published several volumes on religious subjects, besides many sermons. See Necrol. Report of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1882, page 38.