Florence Barker

14 October 1915–19 January 2013 (Age 97)
North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Florence

When Florence Barker was born on 14 October 1915, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, William Nathan Barker, was 31 and her mother, Iva Adelia Bailey, was 25. She married Lawrence Alvin Dastrup on 11 June 1947, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in North Ogden Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 19 January 2013, in Layton, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Lawrence Alvin Dastrup
Florence Barker
Marriage: 11 June 1947

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1947Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1917 · The Utah Packing Company becomes largest in the west
    Age 2
    "Organized by a group of men in 1901, the Ogden Packing Company expanded consistently until it encompassed 6 acres for its main facility. It became the largest meat packing plant west of the Missouri River and had a daily capacity of over 3,000 animals. Their slogan in Utah was ""Raise a Pig"" so that local farmers and their sons would help in the business. After World War I most plants were forced to cut back on production because demand was dropping. It did bounce back and is still an important component in Utah's economy."
    Age 26
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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 (22)

    • Florence Barker in household of William Nathan Barker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Florence Barker Dastrup in household of Lawrence A Dastrup, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Florence Barker, "Utah Births and Christenings, 1892-1941"

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