George Barker

from 1873 to 1874–30 May 1961 (Age 88)
Monticello, Wright, Minnesota, United States

The Life of George

When George Barker was born from 1873 to 1874, in Monticello, Wright, Minnesota, United States, his father, Albert Francis Barker, was 38 and his mother, Eliza J. Brown, was 34. He died on 30 May 1961, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Albert Francis Barker
Eliza J. Brown
Bert Barker
Kittie I Barker
Kate Barker
May Barker
Nellie Barker
George Edward Barker
Frederick John 'Fred' Barker Dr
Bert Morton Barker
George Barker
Mae Grace Barker

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    Kittie I Barker




    Frederick John 'Fred' Barker Dr


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 11

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English bark(en) ‘to tan’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.2 English: occupational name for a shepherd, Anglo-Norman French bercher (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’, genitive berbicis). With the change of -ar- to -er- in Middle English, this became indistinguishable from the preceding name.3 Altered spelling of German Barger or Berger .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Geo V Barker in household of Albert F Barker, "United States Census, 1880"

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