Albert Jefferson Barker

29 April 1889–2 April 1954 (Age 64)
Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States

The Life of Albert Jefferson

When Albert Jefferson Barker was born on 29 April 1889, in Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States, his father, William Moses Barker, was 42 and his mother, Eunice Amanda Worsham, was 39. He married Lucy Elsie Tramel on 25 February 1914, in Mangum, Greer, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 3, Lamb, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 2 April 1954, in Littlefield, Lamb, Texas, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Albert Jefferson Barker
Lucy Elsie Tramel
Marriage: 25 February 1914
Alton D. Barker
Alman J Barker
Alvin T. Barker
Waymon Mont Barker

Spouse and Children

25 February 1914
Mangum, Greer, Oklahoma, United States



    Alman J Barker



    Waymon Mont Barker


Parents and Siblings

    William Moses Barker


    Eunice Amanda Worsham




    Mary J Barker


    Mary Jane Barker



    John David Barker



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 18

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • H A Barker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jeff Barker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • A Jefferson Barker, "United States Census, 1930"

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