William Nathan Barker

18 December 1883–14 May 1957 (Age 73)
North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Nathan

When William Nathan Barker was born on 18 December 1883, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Henry Barker, was 43 and his mother, Marguerite Stalle, was 33. He married Iva Adelia Bailey on 22 December 1909, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 14 May 1957, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nathan Barker
Iva Adelia Bailey
Marriage: 22 December 1909
Ellen Barker
Florence Barker
Daughter Barker
Ray Bailey Barker
Carl Nathan Barker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1909Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · Gold is Discovered
    Age 7
    In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 13
    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.
    1908 · Utah's First National Monument
    Age 25
    Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.

    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 (41)

    • Wm Nathan Barker in entry for Ellen Barker, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • William Nathan Barker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • William A Barker in entry for George Edward Monahan and Ellen Barker, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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