Eugene Clarence Barker

28 January 1893–14 May 1987 (Age 94)
Weakley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Eugene Clarence

When Eugene Clarence Barker was born on 28 January 1893, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Eli Barker Jr., was 39 and his mother, Leatha Dorinda Hays, was 36. He married Louise Corlies on 25 September 1927, in Stoddard, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Liberty Township, Stoddard, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Stoddard, Stoddard, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 14 May 1987, in Stoddard, Missouri, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Pyletown, Stoddard, Missouri, United States.

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Eugene Clarence Barker
Louise Corlies
Marriage: 25 September 1927
Barbara Evelyn Barker

Spouse and Children

25 September 1927
Stoddard, Missouri, United States


    Barbara Evelyn Barker


Parents and Siblings




    Martha Angeline Mattie Barker


    Margaret Ann Barker


    William Andrew Barker


    Mattie Barker


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 10

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Jean Barker in household of Margurite Corlies, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eugene C Barker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eugene Barker in household of William E Barker, "United States Census, 1910"

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