Earl Robbins Barker

30 September 1885–11 May 1976 (Age 90)
Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States

The Life of Earl Robbins

When Earl Robbins Barker was born on 30 September 1885, in Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States, his father, Arthur Ward Barker, was 33 and his mother, Ida Emma Cheshire, was 29. He married Una Grace Moore on 23 September 1919, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Lincoln Township, Warren, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Warren, Iowa, United States in 1905. He died on 11 May 1976, in Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Robbins Barker
Una Grace Moore
Marriage: 23 September 1919
John Robbins Barker
Hugh Cheshire Barker

Spouse and Children

23 September 1919
Iowa, United States


    John Robbins Barker


    Hugh Cheshire Barker


Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Ward Barker





World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 24

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • E R Barker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl R Barker, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Earl R Barker, "United States Census, 1930"

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