Sarah Barker

about 1754–
Brunswick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Barker was born about 1754, in Brunswick, Virginia, United States, her father, John H Barker IV, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Gilliam, was 28. She married Howell Marler in 1774, in Brunswick, Virginia, United States. She died in Iredell, North Carolina, United States.

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Howell Marler
1752–
Sarah Barker
1754–
Marriage: 1774

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1774
Brunswick, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 4

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 32

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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