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.
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.