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John Barker

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Chippokee Creek, Surry County, Virginia
Death: October 9, 1713 (57-65)
Chippokee Creek, Surry County, Province of Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. John Barker, Sr., Master of the ship Abraham and Letitia Barker
Husband of Grace Barker (Busby) and Grace Cotton
Father of Elizabeth Foster; John Barker, III; Hannah Lashley; Josiah Barker; Grace Barker and 4 others
Brother of Joel Barker, I; Jethro Barker, Sr. and Hannah Barker

Managed by: Brittany Christine Jenkins
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About John Barker

JOHN BARKER, JR. was born 1652 in Chippokee Creek, Surry County, Virginia, and died 1714 in Surry County, Virginia. He married GRACE BUSBY 1680 in Surry County, Virginia, daughter of THOMAS BUSBY. She was born 1660 in Surry County, Virginia, and died 1724 in Surry County, Virginia.

More About JOHN BARKER, JR.:

Probate: May 19, 1714

Will: October 09, 1713

Children of JOHN BARKER and GRACE BUSBY are:

i. RICHARD BARKER, b. Surry County, Virginia; d. Unknown.

ii. HANNAH BARKER, b. 1678, Surry County, Virginia; d. September 05, 1754, Surry County, Virginia; m. WALTER LASHLEY; d. Unknown.

 	iii.	SARAH BARKER, b. 1678, Surry County, Virginia; d. 1728, Surry County, Virginia.

iv. ELIZABETH BARKER, b. 1670, Surry County, Virginia; d. 1724.

v. JOHN BARKER III, b. Surry County, Virginia; d. 1742, Surry County, Virginia.

vi. JOSIAH BARKER, b. 1685, Blackwater Swamp, Surry County, Virginia; d. 1761, Surry County, Virginia.

vii. GRACE BARKER, b. Surry County, Virginia; d. February 19, 1740/41, Surry County, Virginia.


Never married.


  • **John Barker, Jr., 600 acs. Surry Co., 15 Oct 1657, p.122 (182). On S. side of James R. about 7 or 8 miles from the head of upper Chipoakes Cr. Trans. of 12 pers. (Cavaliers and Pioneers, Vol I, 1623-1666, p. 353.) Note: He would have gotten 50 acs. for each person transported.
    • *Mr. John Barker, 916 acs. Surry Co., 7 May 1667, p.119. 600 acs. on the N. side of James R. about 7 or 8 miles from the head of Up. Chipoakes Cr., beg. on the E. side of the main br. of Black Water called the Beavor Sw., &c. 600 acs. granted sd Barker 20 Oct 1661, & 316 acs. for trans. of 6 pers: Jno. Barker, Tomson Wood, Jno. Gilbert, 3 negroes: Frank, Cube, & Bab. (Cavalier and Pioneers, Vol II, 1666-1695, p.33)

Note: I believe an error occurred in transcribing and the 600 acs. listed above should have been on the South side of James R.

  • **John Barker, 240 acs., Up. Parish of Surry Co., on N. side of the Otterdam Sw., 22 Sept 1682, p. 189. Betwixt Mr. Benjamin Harrison & Mr. Jordan, &c. Trans. of 5 persons.

Fra. Everit, Isabella Smith, Tho. Jackson; Joan & Betty, Negroes. (Cavalier and Pioneers, Vol II, 1666-1695, p. 245)

  • **Mr. John Barker, 244 acs. Up. Par. of Surry Co., adj. Mr. Benjamin Harrison, & Thomas Cotten; 20 Apr 1689, p. 695. Trans. of 5 pers: Math. Beaver, Leo. Clacket (or Clarker), Isa. Sanders, Margt. Wignoll, Melchi. Lawrance. (Cavalier and Pioneers, Vol II, 1666-1695, p, 332.)

Surry County VA Land Grants 1624/1679

(Grants prior to 1652 were located on the south side of the James River in James City County)

1657 John Barker, Jr. 600 ac.

1667 John Barker 916 ac.

1682 John Barker 240 ac.


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John Barker's Timeline

Surry County, Virginia
Age 18
Surry, VA, USA
Age 23
Surry, VA, USA
Age 34
Chippokee Creek, Surry, Virginia, United States
Age 35
Surry County, Virginia Colony
Age 36
Chippokee Creek, Surry, Virginia, USA
Age 40
Surry, Virginia, USA
Age 44
All Hallows, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
Age 49
Chippokee Creek, Surry, Virginia, USA