Category Archives: Barker Family

Harriet Matilda Barker Smuin died 100 Years ago Today, 7 December 1918

Harriet is my Great-grandmother.  Today I remember her. Ogden Examiner December 8, 1918 Mrs. Harriet Smuin Dead At Rexburg Word was received by relatives her that Mrs. Harriet Smuin, formerly of Ogden, but now of Rexburg, Idaho, died at the … Continue reading

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Fidella Barker, daughter of William Barker and Mary Ann Holt, b. 30 Oct 1880

Birth Announcement–“Ogden Standard Examiner” 30 October 1880 BARKER–To the wife of William Barker of Mound Fort, on Monday morning Oct 25th, 1880, a fine 9 pound daughter. Mother and child well. Father is very well, in fact he is proud, … Continue reading

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Henry Barker b. 18 October 1840, d. 18 February 1918

Author(s) unkown Frederick Barker and Ann Bligh, parents of Henry Barker, were married in England, Feb. 18, 1822, and settled down at Diss, Eng., where four children were born to them: Matilda, Mary Ann, James, and Sarah. The family set … Continue reading

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Sarah Ellen Barker Taylor b. 17 June 1865, North Ogden

Sarah Ellen Barker Taylor is a younger Sister of my Great-grandmother, Harriet Matilda Barker, who was born in 1959. My Memories of My Mother, Sarah Ellen Barker Taylor, by Florence Elizabeth Taylor Smith (1899-1990) My mother, Sarah Ellen Barker, was … Continue reading

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Bar Cleared Out When Tom and His Snake Came In

Deseret News July 19, 1977 – Today Section First of a Series by Eva Cragun Heiner The following story was written by Mrs. Heiner’s Brother, Mormon Cragun, many years ago. Born in 1880, he told it to his children and … Continue reading

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Frederick Barker b. 1876, Healed on his Mission to Northern California

Fred is the son of Henry Barker.  Henry’s brother, William is my 2nd Great-grandpa.  Here is an account written by Fred’s son, Owen Charles Barker about the blessings of his missionary service.  He was set apart for his 2nd mission … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Talk given at Henry Barker’s Funeral, 20 Feb 1918

Barker Family History This is a talk given by Frederick E. Barker [b 1861] at the funeral of Henry Barker [b 1840] in the North Ogden Chapel, on Wednesday, February 20, 1918. My brethren and sisters and friends: I have … Continue reading

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Henry Barker d. 18 February 1918 Obituary, North Ogden, Utah

Henry Barker is the brother of my 2nd Great-grandfather, William Barker. Henry Barker, Sr., is laid at rest in North Ogden He died 18 Feb 1918. The funeral of Henry Barker, Sr., was held yesterday in the North Ogden meeting … Continue reading

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The Frederick Barker Orchard, Ogden Utah

From “Our Pioneer Heritage”, by Kate Carter–page 240–Written by Rodephia S. Jones–Moundfort. In the spring of 1850, George & Frederick Barker, Francillo Durfee, David Moore, Amos Andrews & Clinton Bronson secured farms at the Mound Fort Settlement & joined with … Continue reading

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