Florence Irene Jones

13 August 1908–31 August 2005 (Age 97)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Florence Irene

When Florence Irene Jones was born on 13 August 1908, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Charles E Jones, was 40 and her mother, Martha Jemima Jones, was 41. She married Joseph Ernest Barker on 25 November 1939, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Utah, United States for about 15 years. She died on 31 August 2005, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ernest Barker
Florence Irene Jones
Marriage: 25 November 1939

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1939Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    1909 · Pioneer Park Opens
    Age 1
    A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 27
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    1987 Relief Society Tribute to Mother by Brent Barker

    Florence Jones Barker was born in Provo, Utah on August 13 to Charles E. and Martha J. Jones. She was the youngest of 6 children (2 boys and 4 girls, one of whom died about a month and a half …

    Sources (25)

    • Florence Irene Jones, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Florence Irene Jones Barker in household of Joseph Ernest Barker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Florence Irene Jones in entry for Monte James Brough and Ada Lanette Barker, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

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