Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Barkers in:
 • Barker Cemetery
 • Axton
 • Henry County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Allen Barker
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: 1786
Henry County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1856
Henry County
Virginia, USA

Allen Barker marr. Isabelle MCDANIEL 22 Dec 1802 Henry Co. VA
Children:
{Child} BARKER b. 1804-1810 d. bef. 1830
James Madison BARKER
Sarah "Sally" Frances BARKER-BARKER
Eliza F. BARKER-NANCE
Charles Allen BARKER

WILL OF ALLEN BARKER In the Name of God Amen. I Allen Barker of Henry County VA being of reasonable health and in perfect delebrate mind & memory do hereby determine to make this my last will & testament revoking and disannuling all other wills made by me. declaring this will to be my last will & testament, disposing of any property in the following manner as written. I having sold to Pleasant Nance forty Acres of land for value rec the lines to run as follows. beginning on Seukvile? road in Harris line thence Harris' line to Dan'l Taylors line. thence Taylor's line sufficiently to get the forty Acres thence with the road to the beginning which land I guarantee a good & landfull right & title to him the (symbol which I take to mean aforesaid) Nance, his heirs, ect, forever. 2nd I give & bequeath to my beloved wife Isbell Barker the entire balance of my land together with everything I possess, real & personal of my estate for her use & for her benefit, to have & to hold in peaceable possession during her natural life except 1 steer & 1 bed & furniture after her death I give to my grandson John A. Nance 3rd, after the death of my beloved wife I desire & will that all of my children shall be legal heirs, & that an equal division shall be made amongst them in my estate. So that my daughter Sally Barker, wife of Guilliam Barker shall have her portion of land on the west side of the L. road adjoining said Barker land. 4 I do hereby appoint my sons James & Charles Barker my executors to this my last will & testament. Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of witnesses this 27th Feb 1856.
Allen (his X mark) Barker(Seal)
Test. Joseph H. Eanes
Taswell B. (his X mark) Bhilles

At a court held for Henry County 14th July 1856. The foregoing writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Allen Barker dec'd was produced in court by the executors therein named, proven by the oaths of Joseph H. Eanes and Tazwell Behelon the two subscribing witnesses to have been executed according to the state of Virginia and ordered to be recorded as and for the true last will and testament of the said decedent. And upon the motion of James Barker and Charles Barker the executors named in said will who made oath & with Stephen L. Martin their security entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $400 conditioned according to law,certificate is granted them to obtain letters testamentary upon the estate of said Allen Barker, dec'd; Teste: J. Griggs ck

We the undersigned commisioners appointed by the County Court of Henry at its July term 1856 for that purpose have proceeded this 1st day of August 1856 to appraise all the personal estate of Allen Barker dec'd. shown us by his executors James M. Barker
Charles A. Barker and report the same as follows, viz.
3 beds 3 steads & bed clothing of the same worth 21.00
2 cupboards & earthen tableware 7.75
1 pr andirons, 1 smoothing iron & 1 pr tongs 1.50
1 desk, 2 tables, 1 chest, 6 chairs & 2 stone jars 8.38
2 old saddles & 1 lot of bed clothing 14.00
1 lot of castings, 1 shovel, 1 rack, coffee mill etc 4.25 1 lot knives, forks, spoons, tinware & wooden vessels 1.75 1 ox worth $20, 1 copperworm 1.00, 1 cart 8.00 29.00
1 bay horse claimed by C. A. Barker 40.00
1 lot of plantation tools & 5 barrels & tubs & 8 head of hogs 12.00
----- 151.13
Commisioners: Stephen L. Martin Abner Martin James Wilson James M Barker Exe Charles A Barker Exe
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Barker (1730 - 1813)
  Sarah McDonald Barker (1753 - 1803)
 
 Spouse:
  Isabelle McDaniel Barker (1787 - 1860)*
 
 Children:
  Serena Barker Lemons (1802 - ____)*
  James Madison Barker (1809 - 1878)*
  Sarah Frances Barker Barker (1821 - 1895)*
  Eliza Barker Nance (1822 - ____)*
  Charles Allen Barker (1829 - 1880)*
 
 Sibling:
  Joseph Herbert Barker (1778 - 1857)*
  Allen Barker (1786 - 1856)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Barker Cemetery
Axton
Henry County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Sonia ღNANCEღ...
Record added: Jan 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24280880
 

My 4th Great Grandfather
- Sonia ღNANCEღ Roberts
 Added: Oct. 29, 2012

- Nola Mae (Allen) Rhew
 Added: Oct. 1, 2012
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service