Saturday, November 01, 2014

Surname Saturday : Barker

The BARKER surname is in my maternal line.  The origins of the surname are likely English, and this particular line of Barkers were Quaker.

Stories and history : 

Ahnentafel # 235 : Mary Barker (1793-1890).  Mary's birth was recorded 11th month, 24th day of 1793 at Cane Creek MM, North Carolina.  She married John Davis (1794-1877) on 10th month, 12th day, 1814 at Cane Creek MM, North Carolina.  John's birth was recorded 10th month, 31st day of 1794 at Cane Creek MM, North Carolina and died August 2, 1877 in Hamilton County, Indiana.  They were the parents of 11 children and moved to Indiana before 1850.  Mary died January 30, 1890 at Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.  Both are buried at the Old Friends Cemetery, Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 470 : Abner Barker (1768-   ).  Abner's birth was recorded 8th month, 11th day of 1768 at Cane Creek MM, North Carolina.  He married Lydia Osborne (1767-   ) on 5th month, 26th day, 1791 at Center MM, North Carolina.  Lydia's birth was recorded 1st month, 24th day of 1767 at New Garden MM, North Carolina. They were the parents of 8 children and were members of Cane Creek and Back Creek MM, North Carolina and Piney Grove MM, South Carolina.

Ahnentafel # 940 : Nicholas Barker (1737-1826).  Nicholas was born March 8, 1737 in North Carolina.  He married Hannah Allen (1741-1834) on June 9, 1760 in Guilford County, North Carolina.  Hannah was born July 10, 1741 in Chester County, Pennsylvania and her death was recorded 12th month, 10th day, 1834 at Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.  They were the parents of 7 children.  Nicholas was recognized by the DAR for supplying the local militia.  Nicholas' death was recorded 3rd month, 24th day, 1826 at Holly Spring MM, North Carolina.

Ahnentafel # 1880 : Daniel Barker (1704-1748).  Daniel was born in 1704 in North Carolina.  He married Elizabeth Nicholas (c1709-    ).  Elizabeth was born circa 1709 in New Castle, Delaware.  They were the parents of at least two children.  Daniel died in 1748.

Ahnentafel # 3760 : Samuel Barker (c1650-1720).  Samuel was born circa 1650.  The name of his wife is unknown.  He emigrated in 1683 to New Castle, Delaware.  He died in July 1720 in Wilmington, North Carolina and is buried in Old Swedes Churchyard, Wilmington, North Carolina.

Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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