Mary Barkley was born about 1830, in County Clare, Ireland as the daughter of John Barkley and Mary Dwyer. She married Joseph Martini on 7 March 1855, in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 12 September 1900, in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 71, and was buried in Geelong Eastern Cemetery, East Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
English and northern Irish (Antrim): variant of Barclay .
Americanized form of German Berkel or of some other similar (like-sounding) German surname.