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Mary Elizabeth Shoaf Barker
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Birth: Jan. 28, 1855
Parke County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1937
Parke County
Indiana, USA

Daughter of Michael & Esther (Sowers) Shoaf. Wife of Isaac Barker. Mother of Ira, Elmer, Guy & Mamie.

The Covington Republican, Covington, Indiana, Friday, January 8, 1937


81-Year-Old Woman Succumbs After Year's Illness-Rites Wednesday

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Shoaf Barker, 81, died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Mamie Tunin, of Cates, Monday night, January 4, 1937 at 9:30 o'clock after a years illness with infirmities of age.

She was born in Parke county on January 28, 1855, the daughter of Michael and Esther Shoaf and on November 13, 1880, she became the wife of Isaac Barker. She was the last of a family of six children. Her husband preceded her in death two years ago.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Tunin, at whose home she died; three sons, Ira Barker of Mecca, Elmer of Veedersburg, and Guy Barker of Cates; eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The funeral services were held from Cates United Brethren church Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Rev. W. N. Sherrill of Bloomington, officiating and burial was made in the Harveysburg cemetery.

Obit provided by Freida Karen. 
Family links: 
  Michael Shoaf (1820 - 1897)
  Esther Sowers Shoaf (1824 - 1877)
  Isaac George Barker (1860 - 1934)*
  Ira Barker (1880 - 1956)*
  Clarence Elmer Barker (1883 - 1959)*
  Guy Garmon Barker (1888 - 1960)*
  Mayme Barker Tunin (1890 - 1971)*
  Susannah Catherine Shoaf Cude (1843 - 1923)*
  David E. Shoaf (1846 - 1917)*
  Margaret A. Shoaf Algood (1846 - 1931)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Shoaf Algood (1851 - 1881)*
  Mary Elizabeth Shoaf Barker (1855 - 1937)
  James Wesley Shoaf (1863 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Harveysburg Cemetery
Fountain County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Connie Cunningham
Record added: Nov 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23081771
Mary Elizabeth <i>Shoaf</i> Barker
Added by: Lesa Epperson
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