Thomas Rodger

8 April 1870–
Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Rodger was born on 8 April 1870, in Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of William Rodger and Agnes Hood. He married Helen McLellan Allan on 28 November 1895, in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Rodger
1870–
Helen McLellan Allan
1876–1960
Marriage: 28 November 1895
William Rodger
1897–
James Allan Rodger
1902–
Thomas Ferguson Rodger
1907–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1895
Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Male1897–Male

    James Allan Rodger

    Male1902–Male

    Thomas Ferguson Rodger

    Male1907–1978Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Rodger

    MaleMale

    Agnes Hood

    Female1847–1912Female

siblings

(5)

    Janet Rodger

    Female1864–Female

    Francis Rodger

    Male1866–Male

    William Charles Rodger

    Male1868–Male

    Male1870–Male

    Francis Rodger

    Male1883–1963Male

World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 4

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 14

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 32

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Roger 1.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Thomas Rodger, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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