|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1848|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 1935|
She married 1st to Alfred Barker.
They had a daughter named Essie.
1880 Census, Leatherwood, Henry County, Va.:
James M. Barker 35
Elizabeth 32 wife
Monroe 10 son
Henry 8 son
Gordon 5 son
Doctor 29 brother
John Nance 21 nephew
Emma Earles 16 nephew ?
Alice Roach 15 sister-in-law
Some of Lizzie and James' children were:
James Jr. who married Maggie Haley Williams
Henry married Lizzie Haley Christey
Gordon married Lillie Gravely
Margie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Barker, married Donald Arnold of Vermont
(Mr. Arnold's sister married Governor Case of Vermont)
THE MARTINSVILLE DAILY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va., Sat., June 9, 1935, p. 7, col. 2:
Funeral services for Mrs. J. M. Barker, Sr., 87, a life long and highly respected resident of the Axton community who passed away Thursday night at her home near Axton following a weeks' illness were held from the late residence this afternoon.
Burial followed in the family cemetery near the home. Surviving are two sons, C. Gordon Barker of Axton and W. Henry Barker of New York City.
C. C. Barker of Martinsville is a grandson of the deceased.
A second notice appeared in the paper dated Tue., July 2nd, 1935, p. 3, col. 5:
Funeral services for Mrs. J. M. Barker, Sr., wife of the late Hon. J. M. Barker of Axton, were conducted from her late residence here Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. Barker died following slow decline in health for several years.
She is survived by two sons, W. Henry Barker of New York City, at present on tour of the western states, and C. Gordon Barker of Axton.
One son, the late J. Monroe Barker of Axton preceded her to the grave by seven years.
The late Hon. J. Monroe Barker was the father of C. C. Barker of Martinsville.
Interment took place in the family burial plot near the residence following the services.
Ref. Anne Vestal-Miller: pp. 36 & 37, line 30:
21 Feb. 1869: Jas. M. Barker Jr., Age 24, Single, Born Henry Co., Son of Jas. M. & Mary Barker, married Elizabeth Roach, Age 20, Single, Born Rockingham Co., N.C., Dau. of Jas. & Matilda Roach.
James Monroe Barker (1844 - 1912)
James Monroe Barker (1870 - 1928)*
Chesley Gordon Barker (1875 - 1937)*
Plot: Sect. 4, Lot 55
Maintained by: deegraver
Originally Created by: Wilton Golson
Record added: Jul 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55547674
Wife of my 1st cousin 4x removed (James Monroe "Chris" BARKER Jr.)|
Sonia ღNANCEღ Roberts
Added: Dec. 21, 2012