|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1858|
|Death: ||Jul. 6, 1945|
Ogden Standard Examiner July 7, 1945
PIONEER ORCHARDIST TAKEN BY DEATH
NORTH OGDEN - Newman Henry Barker, 87, pioneer
fruit grower of North Ogden, died at the family residence Friday afternoon after a long
illness. Mr. Barker was born Jan. 27, 1858, in North Ogden, a son of James and Polly
Blodgett Barker. He had been a life-long resident
of North Ogden, and was one of the earliest orchardists in the district. He is credited
with introducing the first Elberta peaches, Royal Ann and Lambert cherries into this
territory. He was an organizer of the North Ogden Canning Co. As a young man he was a
sports enthusiast and was active in baseball.
He was a member of the L. D. S. church and at the time of his death he was a high priest
of the North Ogden group of Ben Lomond stake quorum. He had served in the Sunday school,
the Y. M. M.I. A. and the choir for many years.
He was counselor to Bishop James Ward for 16 years. He served an L. D. -S. mission to the
southern states from 1887 to 1889. He was married to Esther Caroline Chadwick on Dec.
19, 1870, in the Salt Lake L. D. S. endowment house. Mrs. Barker died in North Ogden on
Jan. 24, 1935.
Surviving are the following sons and daughters: Charles W., Clarence M. and Aldro J.
Barker, Mrs. Lorenzo Ward, Mrs. Florence Manning, Mrs. Edmond Marshall and Mrs. M. H.
Barrett, all of North Ogden; Mrs. Chester Engstrom and Mrs. Wayne Grow; Huntsville; one
brother and one sisters, Lyman barker and Mrs. Harriet L. Shaw, North Ogden; 52
grandchildren and 38 great - grandchildren. One grandson, James Barker, was killed Feb
20, 1946 in Italy.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at one p m. in the North Ogden ward chapel, Bishop
Heber J Heiner, Jr., officiating. Interment will be in North Ogden cemetery under
direction of the mortuary at 3408 Washington, Ogden.
Barker-Funeral services for Newman Henry Barker, pioneer fruit grower, will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the North Ogden L. D. S. chapel, Bishop Heber J. Heiner, Jr., conducting. Friends may call at Lindquist and Sons; Colonial fuenral chapel Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and at the family home in North Ogden Monday afternoon and evening, Tuesday until 12:30 p.m. Interment, North Ogden cemetery.
Ogden Standard Examiner July 9, 1945
James Barker (1827 - 1915)
Polly Emeline Blodgett Barker (1832 - 1911)
Esther Caroline Chadwick Barker (1857 - 1935)*
Mary Emeline Barker Ward (1879 - 1971)*
Louis Albert Barker (1881 - 1882)*
Charles Newman Barker (1882 - 1971)*
Clarence Marcellus Barker (1884 - 1953)*
Delbert A Barker (1886 - 1887)*
Florence Esther Barker Manning (1888 - 1976)*
Bardella Louise Barker Marshall (1890 - 1973)*
Victor Barker (1893 - 1893)*
Aldro James Barker (1896 - 1990)*
Bertha Pauline Barker Engstrom (1898 - 1970)*
Lottie May Barker Grow (1902 - 1968)*
James Hyrum Barker (1852 - 1862)*
Mary Ann Barker Garner (1853 - 1925)*
Frederick George Barker (1855 - 1864)*
Newman Henry Barker (1858 - 1945)
Sarah Jane Barker Ellis (1860 - 1898)*
Sally Barker Clark (1863 - 1936)*
Polly Emeline Barker Davis (1865 - 1927)*
Joseph Barker (1867 - 1943)*
Harriett Louisa Barker Shaw (1870 - 1952)*
Lyman Barker (1872 - 1950)*
Horace Alonzo Barker (1875 - 1875)*
Ben Lomond Cemetery
Created by: Linda Madsen O'Driscoll ...
Record added: Sep 16, 2010
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