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James Barker

Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: England
Death: August 21, 1803 (68)
Kanawha, VA, USA
Place of Burial: Kanawha, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James William Barker and Martha Barker
Husband of Mary Barker
Father of James Barker; William Barker and Jacob Barker

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About James Barker

Source: Mercer COUNTY History 1987

James Barker was born in ENGLAND 1726. He married Mary Smith about 1751. They came to America soon after their marriage.


  • Jacob Barker, son of James and Mary Smith Barker, was born 1761 at Richmond, Virginia. He married Susan Garner of French decent in 1786.
  • * William Allen Barker was the 4th child born to Jacob and Susan Garner Barker. He was born March 14, 1796 Jamestown, Virginia. William Allen married Sarah Hobbs, d/o James and Mary Dollard Hobbs. Sarah was born February 23, 1800 in BEDFORD COUNTY, Virginia. William Allen Barker died 14 Feb 1837 in that part of Giles COUNTY Va that became Mercer COUNTY WV. Sarah Hobbs Barker was left quite young to care for her eight children. In the spring of 1838, she moved to Mercer COUNTY, where she rented land from Bobby Lilly on what was called Bluestone Hill. Sarah later went to Kansas with her son, James B. Barker, where she died 8 Jul 1878.
  • * * The following 8 children were born in BEDFORD COUNTY, Va to William Allen and Sarah Hobbs Barker; James Burwell Barker born May 1818-23 Nov 1855; Mary Vienna 1820; Massina Calloway Barker 26 Apr 1821 died 19 Nov 1886; William E. born 4 Jan 1823 died 25 Jan 1875; Anderson Leftridge Barker born 13 Mar 1826 died 3 Jan 1908; Thomas Jefferson Barker born 11 Dec 1828 died 3 Aug 1913; Susan Frances Barker born 1830; Joseph Granville Barker born 12 Apr 1833 died 5 March 1862.


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James Barker's Timeline

February 2, 1735
Age 19
Age 21
Age 25
Richmond, Henrico County, Province of Virginia
August 21, 1803
Age 68
Kanawha, VA, USA
Kanawha, VA, USA