W.M. Root & Bro.
Pittsfield, MA c. 1856
Washington McDonough Root.
Rogers & Cole
New Britain, CT 1830-1832
Asa H. Rogers and John A. Cole, spoon makers.
Root & Chaffee
Pittsfield, MA 1840-1849
A partnership between Washington M. Root and
Frederick A. Chaffee.
William Rogers & Son
Hartford, CT 1857-1861 and 1869-1873
William Hazen Rogers and son William Henry Rogers.
Precursor to the Wm. Rogers Mfg. Co.
F.B. Rogers Silver Co.
Shelburn Falls, MA 1883-1886 and Taunton, MA 1886-c. 2000
Renamed the West Silver Co. 1887-c. 1908. Became a division of National
Silver Co. in 1955. Sold to Boardman in 1985, and manufacturing was moved
to Europe and Asia. Primarily silverplated goods, some sterling.
Cleveland, OH c. 1904-1920s
Louis Rorimer, Mary Blakeslee, and Ruth Smedley. Makers of Arts &
Crafts style flatware, holloware, and jewelry.
Daniel Rogers (b. 1735 d. 1816)
Ipswich, MA c. 1756-1816
Wm. Rogers Mfg. Co.
Hartford, CT 1865-1990s
One of the companies to form International Silver in 1898.
See flatware patterns.
Rogers & Wendt
Boston, MA c. 1850-1856
Augustus Rogers & John R. Wendt. Precursor to John R. Wendt & Co.
Charles Boudinot Root
Raleigh, NC 1843-1860
Rogers to Root
Rogers to Root
A. Rogers Jr. & Co.
New Britain, CT 1832-1834 and Hartford, CT 1834-1838
Founded by brothers Asa and William Hazen Rogers.
L.M. & A.C. Root
Pittsfield, MA c. 1830-1840
Brothers Laurens M. Root and Aurelius C. Root.
Boston, MA 1910s
Arts & Crafts era silversmith. Received the Society of Arts & Crafts
Boston Medal of Excellence in 1915.
Newark, NJ 1886-Prsent
A well known cigarette lighter manufacturer, they made a sterling
lighter/cigarette urn set named Jubilee in 1954.
New York, NY c. 1785
Washington McDonough Root
Pittsfield, MA 1840-1875
Was a partner in a number of firms:
Root & Chaffee 1840-1949.
Root, Chaffee & Baird with Frederick Chaffee and Prentice Baird 1849-1850.
W.M. Root & Bro. c. 1856.
W.M. Root & Co. with Charles C. Childs c. 1858-1859.
W.M. Root & Son with Wellington S. Root c. 1873-1875.
William Hazen Rogers / Wm. Rogers & Co.
Hartford, CT 1825-1862
Was in the partnerships of:
Church & Rogers with Joseph Church 1825-1836.
Asa Rogers, Jr. & Co. with brother Asa Rogers 1832-1834.
Wm. Rogers & Co. with Simeon S. Rogers 1841-1854.
Rogers & Mead with Asa Rogers & J.O. Mead 1845-1846.
Rogers Bros. with Asa Rogers and Simeon Rogers 1847-1853.
Wm. Rogers & Son with William Henry Rogers 1857-1861 and 1869-1873.
Rogers, Smith & Co. 1857-1861.
Rogers & Bro. 1858-1873.
William Rogers Mfg. Co. 1865-1869.
William Henry Rogers
Was a partner in the firm of William Rogers & Son with
his father William Hazen Rogers 1857-1861 and again
1869-1873. He partnered with Edward R. Fifield 1863-1865
and then worked for the William Rogers Mfg. Co. 1865-1869. Rogers worked as a silverplater 1873-1878,
making goods for the Meriden Britannia Co. From 1878 to 1895 he oversaw the flatware manufacturing
division of Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. Rogers died in 1896.