John Henry Humphrey Barker

5 April 1841–27 February 1910 (Age 68)
Wandsworth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Henry Humphrey

When John Henry Humphrey Barker was born on 5 April 1841, in Wandsworth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Humphrey Barker, was 29 and his mother, Anna Maria Delap, was 18. He married Susan Ann Dermott on 28 June 1862, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Ettingshall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 27 February 1910, in Newton, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Newton Cemetery, Newton, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Humphrey Barker
Susan Ann Dermott
Marriage: 28 June 1862
John Henry Barker
Annie Dermott Barker
William James Barker
Frederick George Barker
Elizabeth Gertrude Barker
Mary Dermott Barker
Lucy Dermott Barker
Jennie Dermott Barker
Bessie Ella Barker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1862Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 13
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Liverpool to New York 6 May 1862 - 12 Jun 1862, Journal of John Daniel Thompson McAllister

    Liverpool to New York 6 May 1862 - 12 Jun 1862 Journal of John Daniel Thompson McAllister <p>Saturday, May 3, 1862. A.M. writing and preparing to go by rail to Liverpool. At 10 o'clock took train wi …

    Sources (78)

    • John H Barker, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John H. Barker in entry for Heber Moroni Jorgensen and Maud Benson Barker, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John H Barker in entry for Frederick Geo Barker, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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