Eleanor Barker

1615–1 September 1700 (Age 85)
Matlock, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Barker was born in 1615, in Matlock, Derbyshire, England, her father, Bryant Barker, was 22 and her mother, Ellenor Smith, was 20. She married Anthony Bunting on 21 September 1641, in Matlock, Derbyshire, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 1 September 1700, in Matlock, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85, and was buried in Tupton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Bunting
Eleanor Barker
Marriage: 21 September 1641
Samuel Bunting
Samuel Bunting
William Bunting
Samuel I Bunting Sr.
Silence Bunting
Susannah Bunting
Rachel Bunting
Mary Bunting
Job John Bunting

Spouse and Children

21 September 1641
Matlock, Derbyshire, England


    Samuel Bunting




    Silence Bunting


    Susannah Bunting


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Robert Barker


    William Barker


    Brian Barker


    Henry Barker


+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 5

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."
1642 · The English Civil War

Age 27

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.
1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 73

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

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)

  • Ellen Barker, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Ellen Barker Bunting, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ellenor Barker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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