John Kendrick Barker

7 October 1929–11 August 1987 (Age 57)
Whitworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Kendrick

When John Kendrick Barker was born on 7 October 1929, in Whitworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jesse Barker, was 29 and his mother, Alice Taylor, was 30. He died on 11 August 1987, in Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Barker
1899–1971
Alice Taylor
1899–1969
John Kendrick Barker
1929–1987

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World Events (8)

1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 10

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.
1940

Age 11

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
1945

Age 16

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

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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