Santa Cruz County History - People



Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

RODGERS, W D (1838-1900)

Santa Cruz Sentinel (April 5, 1900)

Dr. W.D. Rodgers died Tuesday [Editor's Note: April 3, 1900] in Watsonville. He was born in Knoxville Tenn., in 1838. In 1861 he accepted a position in the Confederate hospital in Knoxville. In 1878 he located in Watsonville. Deceased was a member of Pajaro Lodge F & A M and the Foresters of America.


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