Rena Luella Richards

26 March 1888–22 September 1922 (Age 34)
Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Rena Luella

When Rena Luella Richards was born on 26 March 1888, in Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Fredrick William Richards, was 21 and her mother, Caroline M Laub, was 22. She married Irvin Benson Barker on 28 April 1909, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1922. She died on 22 September 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Irvin Benson Barker
Rena Luella Richards
Marriage: 28 April 1909
Irvin Lee Barker
Luella Fay Barker
Donna May Barker
Russell Richards Barker
Frederick Ray Barker

Spouse and Children

28 April 1909
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1896 · The Logan Temple Barn

Age 8

The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 10

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rena L Barker in household of Irivan Barker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rena L Barker in household of Irvin B Barker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rena Luella Richards Barker in entry for Irvin Lee Barker, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

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