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Polly Emeline Blodgett Barker
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1832
Bath
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 1911
Preston
Franklin County
Idaho, USA

Ogden standard examiner August 8, 1911

PIONEER WOMAN DIES AT PRESTON

Another of Ogden's pioneers was suddenly claimed by the "Grim Reaper" Saturday evening when Mrs. Polly E. Barker, wife of James Barker, succumbed to a paralytic stroke, while visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary A. Garner, in Preston, Idaho, Mrs. Barker had been in Prseton for two weeks past and last Wednesday was stricken with paralysis. She was born December 1, 1832. in Bath, New Hampshire, joining the church of the Latter Day saints in the early days and emigrating to Weber county, Utah, in 1850. She was married to James Barker in 1851 and is survived by seven children, 59 grandchildren and 55 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Barker has been an active church worker during her long life and at the time of her death was counsellor to the presidency of the North Ogden Relef society.
The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon in the North Ogden meeting house. Friends desiring to see her in her casket may do so Wednesday and Thursday until 1 p.m. at the family residence in North Ogden. 
 
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 Parents:
  Newman Greenleaf Blodgett (1800 - 1882)
  Sally Smith Utley Blodgett (1804 - 1839)
 
 Spouse:
  James Barker (1827 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hiram Dana Blodgett (1825 - 1906)*
  Horace Bliss Blodgett (1830 - 1865)*
  Polly Emeline Blodgett Barker (1832 - 1911)
  Lyman Johnson Blodgett (1834 - 1908)*
  Joseph Smith Blodgett (1837 - 1902)*
  Sally Blodgett (1839 - 1839)*
  Newman Greenleaf Blodgett (1841 - 1842)**
  John Benjamin Blodgett (1844 - 1845)**
  Mary Josephine Blodgett (1846 - 1847)**
  Ezekiel Lee Blodgett (1848 - 1929)**
  Greenleaf Blodgett (1850 - 1924)**
  Brigham Young Blodget (1850 - 1923)**
  Elizabeth Ann Blodgett Squires (1854 - 1937)**
  Willard Richards Blodgett (1856 - 1926)**
  Heber Jesse Blodgett (1860 - 1939)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Ben Lomond Cemetery
North Ogden
Weber County
Utah, USA
Plot: A_2_13_2
 
Created by: Jason O'Driscoll
Record added: May 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52906845
Polly Emeline <i>Blodgett</i> Barker
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Polly Emeline <i>Blodgett</i> Barker
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Polly Emeline <i>Blodgett</i> Barker
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