Rogers, Nathaniel, a Congregational minister, was born at Haverhill, Suffolk, England, in 1598. He was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and, after serving for two years as a domestic chaplain, became Dr. Barkham's assistant at Bocking, Essex, where he remained for five years; and obtaining the living of Assington, Suffolk, he continued there until June 1, 1636, when he sailed for New England, and arrived Nov.16. He was ordained, Feb. 20, 1638, pastor at Ipswich; and died July 3, 1655. He published, A Letter to the Hon. House of Commons at Westminster on the Subject of Reformation (1643). See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 1, 87.