Jethro Barker

1654–4 February 1748 (Age 94)
Surry, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jethro

When Jethro Barker was born in 1654, in Surry, Virginia, United States, his father, Captain John Barker, Sr., was 39 and his mother, Letitia Drew, was 24. He had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with Mary Briggs. He died on 4 February 1748, in Surry, Surry, Virginia, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Surry, Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America.

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Jethro Barker
1654–1748
Jane Barker
1694–1775
John Barker
1714–
Jethro Barker, Jr.
1716–
Jane Field Barker
1720–
Mary Andros Barker
1722–
George Barker
1724–
Jehu Barker
1726–

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    Captain John Barker, Sr.

    Male1615–1690Male

    Female1630–1671Female

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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 .

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