Elfrida Gay Barker

1 July 1868–24 November 1945 (Age 77)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Elfrida Gay

When Elfrida Gay Barker was born on 1 July 1868, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, James Barker, was 48 and her mother, Mary Catherine Malan, was 38. She married Julius Augustus Farley on 11 November 1886, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 24 November 1945, in Milford, Prince Edward, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Julius Augustus Farley
Elfrida Gay Barker
Marriage: 11 November 1886
Estella McElhone Farley
Mary Elfrida Farley
Julius Glenn Farley
Gladys Farley
Grace Farley
Bertha Farley

Spouse and Children

11 November 1886
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 3

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 28

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

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)

  • Elfrida Gay Barker Farley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elfreda G Farley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfontta Barker in household of James Barker, "United States Census, 1870"

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