James Isaac Barker

10 October 1862–23 October 1923 (Age 61)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of James Isaac

When James Isaac Barker was born on 10 October 1862, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Josiah Barker, was 30 and his mother, Alice Woodhead, was 31. He married Anna Elizabeth Alvey on 20 April 1887, in Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Teton, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 23 October 1923, in Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Escalante Cemetery, Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Isaac Barker
Anna Elizabeth Alvey
Marriage: 20 April 1887
James Arthur Barker
William Robert Barker
Mary Elizabeth Barker
Alice Barker
Lester Barker
Melda Barker
Mariah Barker
Theo Charles Barker
Ralph Dewain Barker
Josiah Woodhead Barker
Lafayette Sheldon Barker
George Que Barker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1887Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 1
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 23
    Historical Boundaries 1885: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English barkere ‘tanner’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.English: occupational name for a shepherd, from Middle English berker, bercher (Old French berchier, bercher, berkier, berker, 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 (see 1 above).Americanized form of German Berger or Barger .

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

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    Sources (38)

    • James Isaac Barker in entry for Lafayette Sheldon Barker, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • James I Barker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • J Barber in entry for Aubrey Simpson and Alice Barber Glover, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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