Merriman Micaja “Mack” Barker

Merriman Micaja “Mack” Barker

Birth
Macon County, North Carolina, USA
Death 6 Jul 1928 (aged 78)
Alarka, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Alarka, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 15696963 · View Source
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Merriman Micaja Barker was born in the Savannah Community of what was then Macon County. The Savannah Community later became a portion of Jackson County in 1851 when Jackson County was formed from a portion of Macon & Haywood Counties.

Merriman Micaja "Mack" Barker married Dulcena S Upton on 13 Feb 1881 in Swain County, NC. Their marriage was performed by: T.M. Frizzell, Justice of the Peace at G.W. Dillard's home. Witnesses were: G.W. Dillard, A.J. Long & A.D. Cagle.

Seven children would be born to this union:
1) Warren Lawrence Barker (1882-1942)
2) Sarah Jane Barker (1884-1908)
3) Ella Lucinda "Ellie" Barker (1886-1940)
4) Andrew Elias Barker (1887-1951)
5) Lillie Barker (1891-1979)
6) Minnie Emma Barker (1893-1957)
7) Stella Barker (1897-1984)

Mack died at home in the Alarka Community from liver cancer.

He was 79-years of age.

Bio by: Trails of History


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  • Maintained by: Trails of History
  • Originally Created by: JoAnn Welch Coon
  • Added: 10 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15696963
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Merriman Micaja “Mack” Barker (Dec 1849–6 Jul 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15696963, citing Cochran Cemetery, Alarka, Swain County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Trails of History (contributor 47272808) .