When Arthur Eugene Barker was born on 29 July 1917, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Rufus Orrin Barker, was 35 and his mother, Ella Isadora Bushman, was 33. He married Marian Madeline Anderson on 20 May 1943, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 5 October 1999, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.
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 .
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The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 538-39, published 1978 In a small cozy home nestled in the Sanpete Valley just north of Fairview, Utah on July 29, 1917, was born the youngest son of Rufus Orrin …
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