Frederick Ellis Barker

6 May 1861–12 November 1922 (Age 61)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick Ellis

When Frederick Ellis Barker was born on 6 May 1861, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Simon Barker, was 34 and his mother, Jemima Newey, was 25. He married Cecilia Sharp on 26 June 1889, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Quebec, Hardin, Iowa, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1895. He died on 12 November 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Frederick Ellis Barker
Cecilia Sharp
Marriage: 26 June 1889
Frederick George Barker
Lucile Barker
Gladys Barker
Alma Sharp Barker
Joseph Ira Barker
Clarence Sharp Barker
Son Barker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1889Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 6
    End of transportation to Western Australia.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 20
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Life Story of Clarence Sharp Barker

    (Clarence gave this story to his niece, Viola Lucile Westwood Weatherbee) I was born April 1, 1903 in a small story and a half frame home at 272 4th Avenue, Salt Lake City, to Frederick Ellis and C …

    Sources (85)

    • Fredk E Barker in entry for Barker, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Frederick Parker in household of Simon Parker, "United States Census, 1870"
    • A.C. Barker in entry for Alma Shark Barker and Ruth Davis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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