Susanna Dexter Barker

20 December 1807–
Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Susanna Dexter

When Susanna Dexter Barker was born on 20 December 1807, in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, David Barker, was 47 and her mother, Rebecca Sewall Burdett, was 32. She married Dr. Samuel Johnson on 21 November 1827, in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Samuel Johnson
1800–1854
Susanna Dexter Barker
1807–
Marriage: 21 November 1827
Samuel Johnson
1831–
Dr John George Johnson
1833–1917
Mary Elizabeth Johnson
1835–1895
Charles Henry Johnson
1840–1869
Susan Maria Johnson
1843–1923

Spouse and Children

Children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1808
Age 1
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812
Age 5
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1846
Age 39
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

Barger
Berger
Bark

Sources (34)

  • Susanna Johnson in household of Samuel Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susanna Johnson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susanna Johnson in household of Elizabeth L Swift, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"

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