Barbara Roger

Female25 February 1816–April 1903

Brief Life History of Barbara

When Barbara Roger was born on 25 February 1816, in Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, David Rodger, was 44 and her mother, Margaret Boyle, was 18. She married David Niven Wilson on 28 November 1834, in Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871 and Camlachie, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891. She died in April 1903, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

David Niven Wilson
Barbara Roger
Marriage: 28 November 1834
William Wilson
Augusta Wilson
Margaret Wilson
David Rodgers Wilson
Janet Wilson
Mary Wilson
Thomas Wilson
Henry Nevin Crawford Wilson
Barbara Wilson

Sources (17)

  • Barbara Wilson in household of David Wilson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Barbara Roger, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Barbara Roger in entry for Henry Wilson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1834Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1825 · Museum of Lancashire

    Age 9

    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

    Age 26

    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Philippe, Alcee, Armand, Laurent, Leonce, Marcel, Yves, Clovis, Fernand, Gilberte, Janvier, Jean Claude.

    Scottish, English, North German, French, Walloon, Catalan, and West Indian (mainly Haiti): from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements hrōd ‘renown’ +gār, gēr ‘spear, lance’, which was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Rog(i)er and was reinforced by the Old Norse cognate Hróthgeirr.

    History: Gabriel Roger from Sainte-Verge in Deux-Sèvres, France, married Marie (de) Lacour in Quebec City, QC, in 1669. — This surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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