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Edgar Thomas Barker

Male 1866 - 1933  (67 years)


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  • Name Edgar Thomas Barker 
    Born 28 Feb 1866  Niles, Cayuga Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Apr 1933  Marshall Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 3 Apr 1933  Albion Cem, Albion, Marshall Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Edgar T. Barker was a plumber by trade, as shown in the 1900 Iowa census. The 1910 Iowa census shows Edgar as a traveling salesman. It was during these travels abroad, that he decided he needed a change and left his wife and three children in 1912.

      OBITUARY: Marshalltown Times-Republican April 1933
      Former Resident Here is dead in Illinois
      Edward (Edgar) T. Barker, a former resident of Marshalltown, died Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Newton West (Bessie), at Monmouth, Illinois. He had been in poor health for six months and had been confined to his bed since last Christmas. Apoplexy was the cause of his death.
      Mr. Barker was born at Nile, New York, Feb. 28 1865, and he lived in Missouri before coming to Marshalltown in 1878. He was in the plumbing business here, being a partner in the firm of Barker & Buchanan. In 1913 he moved to Pittsburgh, Pa. which was his home until a year ago.
      Besides his wife, he is survived by three children, Mrs. J. N. West (Bessie) of Monmouth , Illinois, Mrs C.P. Hurd (Mae) and Kenneth Barker, of Des Moines. He was the last surviving member of his father's family. W.L. Peckham, of this city, is a cousin of Mr. Barker.
      The body will be brought to this city and funeral services will be held at 10 am, Tuesday from the Pursel funeral home.
    Person ID I517  Mather | Mather-Rex
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2004 

    Father Jarius James Barker,   b. 20 Jul 1828, Woodstock, Windsor Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1881, Andover, Windsor Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Maria M. Mather,   b. 1 Oct 1829, Ellington, Chautauqua Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1898, Marshalltown, Marshall Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1854  Ellington, Chautauqua Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • There is no record of the marriage between Jarius Barker and Maria Mather as there was no records kept in the state of New York at the time of their marriage.
    Family ID F160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Anna Brown,   b. 16 Dec 1871, Marietta, Marshall Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1952, Marshalltown, Marshall Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1891  Marshalltown, Marshall Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1866 - Niles, Cayuga Co., NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1891 - Marshalltown, Marshall Co., IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1933 - Marshall Co., IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Apr 1933 - Albion Cem, Albion, Marshall Co., IA Link to Google Earth
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