Joseph Barker

26 September 1823–21 November 1898 (Age 75)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Barker was born on 26 September 1823, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Barker, was 37 and his mother, Mary Jones, was 40. He married Martha Chapman in February 1846, in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 21 November 1898, in Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Barker
1823–1898
Sidonia Brown
1828–1866
Marriage: 1851
Emma Eliza Barker
1854–1856
Joseph Chester Barker
1856–1916
Susannah Barker
1859–1866
Mary Sidonia Barker
1861–1936
Ephraim Frank Barker
1863–1937
William Barker
1866–1866

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1851St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 10
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1843
    Age 20
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Berger

    Sources (67)

    • Joseph Barker, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph Barker, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Joseph Barker in entry for Ephriam Franklin Barker, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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