Private, Field Artly. Btry. 20th Brigade, 58th Reg.; of Guilford County; son of M. T. and Mrs. Mable Barker. Volunteered for service Aug. 26, 1918, at High, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Hill, Va. Was on board ship Tenadores on Nov. 11, 1918, when Armistice was signed. Volunteered for service at Officers Training Camp, Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., July, 1917. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, Jan. 25, 1919.
Sergt. Med. Corps. F. H. 120, 30th Div. 105th San. Train; of Guilford County; son of M. T. and Mrs. Mable Barker. Entered service June 22, 1915, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France, June 9, 1918. Fought at Aisne, Marne, offensive July 20th to Aug. 6th. On Mexican Border 7 months. Returned to USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 7, 1919.
1st Class Private L Service; of Guilford County; son of T. C. and Mrs. M. Barker. Entered service Sept. 1, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Mustered out at Ft. Thomas, Ky., Dec. 16, 1918.
STEWART, Louisa Emmeline Todd6, (Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born May 10, 1818, died Jan. 21, 1863, married 1836, Levi Harrington Stewart. Children: I. Elias, b. Jan. 16, 1837, d. Feb. 10, 1899, m. 1860, Charlotte Smith. II. Henrietta, b. July 15, 1838, d. Jan. 27, 1911, m. 1857, Elisha R. Allen. III. Marietta, b. Oct. 5, 1840, d. Dec. 23, 1911, m. Jan. 9, 1861, David N. Empey. IV. Martin V. B., b. Jan. 21, 1842, m. 1868, Sarah Knight. V. Ottaline, b. Feb. 10, 1844, m. 1864, J. Quince Ashley. VI. Sarah Rich, b. July 10, 1846, d.
William Ernest Barker, M. D. Prominent among the medical men of Southeastern Kansas is Dr. William Ernest Barker, who since 1881 has been engaged in practice at Chanute. During this long period of devotion to his profession he has built up a large and representative professional business, and is justly regarded in medical circles and by the general public as a thoroughly learned, skilled and reliable physician and surgeon. Doctor Barker is a native of Birmingham, England, and a son of William and Martha (Timmins) Barker. William Barker was born in England, served in the regular army during his youth,
John (2), son of John (1) Barker, was born in England in 1801. He came with his father to the town of Phelps, Ontario county. New York, in 1815, attended school there and assisted his father on the farm. When a young man he went to New York City and engaged in general contracting. Thence he went to Lexington, Kentucky, where he was in the millinery business until after the civil war. Re turning to Phelps, he bought a farm on which he lived the rest of hip life. He died there in 1874. He was a member of the
Thomas W., son of John (2) Barker, was born in Lexington, Kentucky, April 4, 1850, and was educated there in the public schools. At the age of sixteen, after the civil war, he came with his parents to Phelps, graduated from the high school in that town and completed his education in a commercial college in Canada and at Wesleyan College at Bloomington, Illinois. He returned to Phelps and followed farming for two years. In 1887 he was one of a company that organized the Van Vrankin Company, which conducted a banking business at Clifton Springs, New York. After the
ALEXANDER BARKER was b. in Scotland June 1, 1814. The date of his coming to America is unknown. He was a flax-dresser and farmer; m. -, Elizabeth Mercer of Cornish, dau. of William and Elizabeth Mercer, b. , 1810, and d. in 1896. He d. in Cornish Oct. 9, 1893. Their children, all b. in town were: i. ALEXANDER L., b. , 1839. Always res. in town; unm. ii. MARY, b. -, 1841; m. -, John Smith of Andover, Mass. She d. -. iii. GRACE, b. , 1843; d. in 1865; unm. iv. JULIA, b. -, 1845; m. -, William