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Alex A Barker
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1849
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1911

(Sgt Co. B., lst Tenn., Sp. Am. War; Son Hugh & Kate Randall Barker.)
Death Notice:
ALEXANDER A. BARKER, "62, d. Fri., at his home on W. 8th St.; sergeant in Spanish American War, Co. B, lst Tenn. Reg.; native of Kentucky.; came to Maury County in his youth; married, 8 Aug 1872 to Miss Myra Rhodes; moved to Mississipp and then returned to Maury Co.; was member of police force; wife and four children survive." (M.D., 10 Aug 1911.)
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I located his military record and the pension his wife Lemyra filed and Alex is listed as 2nd Master Sgt
Judy Diaz http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=47352949
 
 
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 Parents:
  Kiziah A. Barker (1833 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Lemira P Rhodes Barker (1853 - 1942)
 
 Children:
  Carrie Barker Adkisson (1874 - 1963)*
  Alice Brownie Bixby Barker Friel (1875 - 1937)*
  Myrtle Barker Harlan (1879 - 1940)*
  Hugh Bonner Barker (1884 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alex A Barker (1849 - 1911)
  Simeon N. Barker (1853 - 1902)*
  Newton T. Barker (1855 - 1892)*
  Lynn Boyd Barker (1859 - 1929)*
  Hugh Banks Barker (1865 - 1929)*
  Bascom R. Barker (1866 - 1934)*
  Oscar Hunt Barker (1868 - 1959)*
  Samuel Edger Barker (1870 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"ALEX A. BARKER"
"AUG. 27, 1849"
"AUG. 4, 1911"
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Columbia
Maury County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Block E
 
Created by: Mary Bob McClain
Record added: Jan 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12893041
Alex A Barker
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Alex A Barker
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Added by: Mary Bob McClain
 
 
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