Barbara Roger

25 February 1816–April 1903 (Age 87)
Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life 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 22 November 1834. 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
1813–1877
Barbara Roger
1816–1903
Marriage: 22 November 1834
William Wilson
1836–1836
Augusta Wilson
1852–1939
Margaret Wilson
1837–1897
David Rodgers Wilson
1839–1919
Janet Wilson
1841–1866
Mary Wilson
1843–1846
Thomas Wilson
1846–1846
Henry Nevin Crawford Wilson
1848–1913
Barbara Wilson
1850–1857

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1834
children

(9)

    Male1836–1836Male

    Margaret Wilson

    Female1837–1897Female

    David Rodgers Wilson

    Male1839–1919Male

    Janet Wilson

    Female1841–1866Female

    Mary Wilson

    Female1843–1846Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1823

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 translate this name as "spear of fame," others as "spear-red." It comes from the Old German name Rotger, or variously Ratgar, Rudiger, Ruedeger, Rodiger, Hruodiger, Hruodiker, the Hrothgar of Beowulf, from "rat-gar," a war councilor, or "rat-gar," prompt in counsel. A nickname is Hodge, perhaps originally Rodge.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Barbara Wilson in household of David Wilson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Barbra Rogers in entry for Henry Wilson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Barbara Wilson in household of David Wilson, "Scotland Census, 1851"

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