Polly Barker

about 1791–
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Polly

When Polly Barker was born about 1791, in Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Capt. Edward Barker, was 46 and her mother, Rebeciah Chadwick, was 43.

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Family Time Line

Capt. Edward Barker
1745–1825
Rebeciah Chadwick
1748–1826
Sarah Gabriel Barker
1775–
William Barker
1777–
Rupert Barker
1779–
Elizabeth Barker
1791–1846
Polly Barker
1791–
Peter Coalfleet
1777–
Robert Varin Barker
1777–
Thomas Barker
1782–
Mary Barker
1786–
Robert Barker
1787–
Michael Barker
1789–1855
Rebecca Barker
1793–1825

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1869

Age 78

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1871

Age 80

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 118

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

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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