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Biography of Benjamin Barker



--- Benjamin Barker, farmer and stock raiser, section 9, was born in Kent County, Delaware, in 1820, and was the son of John and Marion (French) Barker, who were natives of Delaware.
Benjamin grew to manhood in his native state, and received a common school education. In August, 1842, he came to Henry County, Missouri, where he has since resided, following farming as his occupation. His estate contains 700 acres of level land, in a high state of cultivation.
July 31, 1851, Mr. Barker was married to Miss Mary Martin, originally from North Carolina. She died March 31, 1871, leaving one child, John R., who was born in Henry County, Missouri, April 10, 1852. John R. Barker was married November 27, 1879, to Miss Ella Casey, a daughter of George M. Casey. She was born January 7, 1860, in this county.

Owner/Source1883 History of Henry Missouri , National Historical Co., pg: 661
Linked toBenjamin E. BARKER; John BARKER

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