Ernest Barker

Maleabout 1902–about 1943

Brief Life History of Ernest

When Ernest Barker was born about 1902, in Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Rush Barker, was 42 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Barker, was 36. He lived in Perry Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Center Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died about 1943, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Rush Barker
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Barker
Dorsey Joseph Vincent Barker
Dealie Barker
Ernest Barker
Lizzie Barker
Wilford Barker
Raymond Nathaniel Barker
Hessie Dean Barker
Alfred Louis Barker

Sources (2)

  • Earnest Barker in household of Doc Barker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Earnest Barker in household of Doctor Barker, "United States Census, 1920"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 4

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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