Ernest Barker

9 May 1873–10 June 1924 (Age 51)
Bradley, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Ernest

When Ernest Barker was born on 9 May 1873, in Bradley, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Isaac Barker, was 27 and his mother, Lydia W Joy, was 27. He married Jennie Estelle Quimby on 16 January 1895, in Everett, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1880 and Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America in 1900. He died on 10 June 1924, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 51.

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Ernest Barker
Jennie Estelle Quimby
Marriage: 16 January 1895

Spouse and Children


    Jennie Estelle Quimby


16 January 1895
Everett, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Barker


    Lydia W Joy




    Eugene F Barker


    Edward N Barker




    Elmer Ellsworth Barker


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English bark(en) ‘to tan’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.2 English: occupational name for a shepherd, Anglo-Norman French bercher (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.3 Altered spelling of German Barger or Berger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ernest Barker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ernest Barker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest Barker in household of Isaac Barker, "United States Census, 1880"

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