When William Franklin Barker was born on 27 May 1910, in Hilliard, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, his father, George Hand Barker, was 29 and his mother, Ada Hutchinson, was 23. He married Effie Lucile Smith on 21 July 1936, in Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1950. He died on 31 December 1997, in Corona, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, 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 .
William Barker came to America from Derbyshire, England early in 1880 to work in the coal mines of Almy. His wife, Elizabeth Hand Barker, and three children sailed from England to join him in the spr …
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