When Eunice Barker was born on 2 June 1703, in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Edward Barker II, was 34 and her mother, Mary Papillon, was 24. She married Jonathan Russell on 12 December 1722, in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 23 August 1786, in North Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in North Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, 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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