When Henry Clinton Barker was born on 27 October 1842, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Francis Barker, was 43 and his mother, Nancy H. Ingalls, was 39. He married Ellen Maria Frost on 30 October 1865, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Maine, United States in 1870 and Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1863. He died on 8 May 1924, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States.
English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English barkere ‘tanner’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.
English: occupational name for a shepherd, from Middle English berker, bercher (Old French berchier, bercher, berkier, berker, 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 (see 1 above).
Americanized form of German Berger or Barger .
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