Re: prisoner H.B. Grogan, 1st Cherokee Mtd Volunte
It is very possible that the Rodgers you have in the list was born in north Georgia. That was part of my
great grandfather's family as his mother was a Rodgers. If that is the spelling, then he was probably part
Cherokee. I have had people tell me way back that it was a name the Cherokees used to pass as White.
The Rodgers family even until today has an olive complexion, and very dark eyes and usually nearly black hair.
Also, in regard to the Baines, it is very possible he was a descendant of the Bayne family that was banished
from Scotland and the banks of the Lock Ness in 1756. Those folks landed in Maryland years later and
became pirates robbing the English ships because they hated the English for taking their property and castle.
Those folks belonged to the Macintosch clan as well as the Mcbayne clan. Some went to Kentucky and some
This is probably not what you were searching for, but I am probably right on at least the Rodgers. I know all
of this because I descended from those people.