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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