Solomon Barker

Male6 May 1767–

Brief Life History of Solomon

When Solomon Barker was born on 6 May 1767, in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Abiel Barker Jr, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Hovey, was 32. He married Betsy Butler on 9 April 1797, in Pelham, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters.

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Solomon Barker
Betsy Butler
Marriage: 9 April 1797
Sophia Butler Barker
Elizabeth BARKER
Laura Barker
Solomon Barker
Jacob B Barker
Clarissa Barker
Julia Ann Barker
Clarissa Barker
Sarah Augusta Barker
Mary H Barker
Harriet Angeline Barker

Sources (32)

  • Solomon Barker, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Solo Barker in entry for Sarah Brown, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Solomon Barker, "New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1797Pelham, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (4)

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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