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George Hyrum Barker

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Saint Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA
Death: July 15, 1947 (72)
L.D.S. Star Valley Hospital, Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, USA (heart attack)
Place of Burial: Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Thompson Barker and Jane Maria Pickett
Husband of Charlotte Ann Barker
Father of George Lorel Barker; John DeVere Barker; Martha Louise Barker; Golden C Barker; Fern Barker and 3 others
Brother of Jane Maria Duffin; John Thompson Barker, Jr.; Amos Eli Barker; Joseph Ephriam Barker; Ether Elias Barker and 5 others

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About George Hyrum Barker

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Birth: Oct. 2, 1874 Saint Charles Bear Lake County Idaho, USA

Death: Jul. 16, 1947 Afton Lincoln County Wyoming, USA

George H. Barker, who passed away at the L.D.S. Star Valley Hospital on July 15 of a heart attack was born in stl Charles, Idaho, October 3, 1874. He spent his early childhood there and it was not until after he grew to manhood that he came to Star Valley. He was married to Charlotte Ann (Lottie) Wilkes November 28, 1904 at St Charles. They were later married in the Logan Temple. Mr. Barker lived on his farm north of Afton, and operated the town milk wagon for many years. five years ago he moved into Afton and became caretaker for the Afton cemetery and for four years he has been custodian of the Afton North Ward Chapel and Stake Tabernacle, a position he held with dignity. He took pride in his work and always kept the building clean and neat and the grounds well kept, green and beautiful. His good wife preceded him in death but a few months; she passed away last October. He leaves to mourn; George L (Lorel) Barker of Haywood, California, DeVere Barker of Afton, Merl Barker of Pocatello, Idaho, Golden Barker of Napa, California; Fern Heap of Thayne, Ardell Barker of Afton, and Nelden Barker of Idaho Falls. Funeral services were held in the Afton North Ward chapel Friday July 18, conducted by Bishop E. Francis winters. Processional music---Bishop Arch Gardner and Dean Gardner, Violin Duet. Song---Afton North Ward Choir, " Abide With Me." Invocation-Adolph Jensen. Vocal Solo-- "Prayer Perfect", Bishop Arch Gardner. Speaker--Ernest Allred from St. Charles, Idaho. Vocal Solo---Ernest Turner, "That silver Haired Daddy of Mine." Speaker-Franklin R. Gardner. Speaker--George F. Burton. Remarks--Bishop E. Francis Winters. Song---Choir "I Know My Heavenly Father Know." Benediction---Ben W. Hale Recessional Music--Organ-- by Hortense Burton.' Dedication of Grave by Elmo Newswander.

Barker, George Hyrum (2) (24 Jul 1947) Star Valley Independent

George Hyrum Barker, 73, of Afton, passed away Tuesday morning at about 10:30 a.m. presumably of a heart attack. He was at his home and called Autna stock next door on the telephone and told him he was not feeling well and asked him to come over. Autna rushed him to the hospital but it was too late. He was pronounced dead upon his arrival there. Mr Barker was very prominently known in Star Valley where he has lived for many years. he was the caretaker of the stake House at the time of his death. the beautiful grounds there are a tribute to his fine work.The community was greatly shocked at his sudden death which came about a year after his wife was buried. Funeral services will be held in the North Ward chapel at 1:30 p.m. Friday. A sketch of Mr Barker's life will be published in next week's Independent.

Barker, George Hyrum (1) (17 Jul 1947) Star Valley Independent

George Hyrum BARKER is the son of John Thompson BARKER and Jane PICKETT

George Hyrum BARKER married Charlotte Ann WILKES 28 Nov 1904

Family links:

  • Charlotte Ann Wilkes Barker (1882 - 1946)*
  • John DeVere Barker (1908 - 1959)*
  • Martha Louise Barker (1911 - 1925)*

Burial: Afton Cemetery Afton Lincoln County Wyoming, USA

Created by: Carol STEVENS Record added: Nov 13, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 31363916

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George Hyrum Barker's Timeline

October 2, 1874
Saint Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA
October 18, 1906
Age 32
July 24, 1908
Age 33
Afton, Lincoln County, Wyoming, United States
January 9, 1910
Age 35
Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming
March 6, 1911
Age 36
Afton, Lincoln County, Wyoming, United States
July 16, 1913
Age 38
Wyoming, USA
Age 44
Age 46
Age 49
July 15, 1947
Age 72
Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, USA