Mary Ann Holt Barker d. 22 February 1916, Ogden, Utah

Barker, Mary Ann Holt b. 1840

Obituary from the “The Ogden Standard/Examiner” 23 Feb 1916:
Mrs. Mary Ann Barker died last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sarah E. Taylor, 84, Washington avenue, of lobar pheumonia. She had been in failing health about a year, but was only confined to her bed about eight days. Mrs. Barker was born in Johnson county, Illinois, January 11, 1840, the daughter of James and Mary T. Holt. She came to Utah in 1852, crossing the plains with an ox team. In 1857, she was wedded to William Barker, who died in 1904. Since his death, the widow had lived in North Ogden, Ogden and Pleasant View.

The pioneer was widely known through her work in the Mormon church relief society. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Harriet m. Smuin, Rexburg, Idaho; Mrs Lenora Farley, Mrs Sarah E. Taylor and George F. Barker of Ogden; LeRoy Barker, pleasant View, and Mrs. Amy Johns Bridge, idaho. She is also survived by 46 grandchildren. 11 [or 14] great-grandchildren and the following brothers; Willliam, Frank, George and Henry Holt, of St. George, Utah. The body was taken to the Lindquist mortuary and the funeral announcements will be made later.

Barker, Mary Ann Holt obit 1916Barker, Mary Ann Holt death cert.

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