Thomas Barker

Saffron Walden, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Barker was born in 1739, in Saffron Walden, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Barker, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Rachel Trembly, was 43. He married Agnes Woodley on 8 November 1762, in Saffron Walden, Essex, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Barker
Agnes Woodley
Marriage: 8 November 1762

Spouse and Children

8 November 1762
Saffron Walden, Essex, England, United Kingdom

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    Elizabeth Rachel Trembly




World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 62

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 76

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 91

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Barker - Published information: birth-name: Thomas Barker

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