Emma Amelia Barker

22 July 1866–11 October 1941 (Age 75)
Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Amelia

When Emma Amelia Barker was born on 22 July 1866, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Barker, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Doidge, was 29. She married Joseph William Willden on 19 May 1884, in Mancos, Montezuma, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in World for about 10 years. She died on 11 October 1941, in Redmesa, La Plata, Colorado, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Redmesa, La Plata, Colorado, United States.

Photos and Memories (50)

Do you know Emma Amelia? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph William Willden
Emma Amelia Barker
Marriage: 19 May 1884
Mary Pearl Willden
Joseph Franklin Willden
Charles Stanford Willden
Catherine Arabelle Willden
Oscar William Willden
Ethel Amelia Willden
Elmer Ernest Willden
Ralph Edward Willden
Ray Barker Willden
Vernon Willden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1884Mancos, Montezuma, Colorado, United States
  • Children


    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1874: La Plata, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: La Plata, Colorado, United States
    Age 20
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 32221;2007: 65620; 2010: 87162)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).

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    Joseph Barker and Mary Ann Doidge Barker Dunton

    Edited by Kristine Halls Smith Joseph Barker was the oldest of five children born to Henry and Sarah Pickersgill Barker. He was born at Bramley, Yorkshire, England on September 29, 1835. He had one …

    Sources (27)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Emma Amelia Barker - Church record: birth: 22 July 1866; Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
    • Emma Amelia Willden in household of Joseph William Willden, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Emma Barker in entry for Oscar William Willden and Della Gertrude Ball, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.