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Jesse Barker

Perquimans County, North Carolina, USA
Death 5 Feb 1846 (aged 54–55)
Bastrop County, Texas, USA
Burial Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas, USA
Plot Unmarked Grave- Unknown
Memorial ID 84534632 · View Source
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Jesse Barker - Arrived in Stephen F. Austin's 4th Colony in December 1833. The records show his wife Malinda and 3 male and 1 female children. He was 38 years and his wife Malinda was 23. It is noted that he "took the oath"

Jesse and Malinda had 9 children and in 1845 Malinda died giving birth to their daughter Amanda Barker.

Telegraph and Texas Register (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 10, page 3 ,November 26th 1845.
On November 3rd,1845 Jesse Barker married Emily Johnson (daughter of Col. Chauncey Johnson) in Bastrop,Texas.

Jesse Barker died February 5th of 1846 leaving young Emily a widow and unknow to Jesse was with child. Emily gave birth to a son, Leman Chancellor Barker in September 1st 1846.
Leman's Find A Grave Memorial# 51298036.

Additional information can be found in the History of Texas Together With A Biographical History of Milam , Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee, and Burleson Counties. pp 717-718 Lewis Publishing Co. Chicago- 1893 . Located in San Antonio Public Library and also at the Barker Library & State Archives - Geneology Department

Probate Minutes - No. 144 pg 262

Sello Tercero: Dos Reales

The Texas State Library and Archives - shows Jesse Barker entered Captain Hill's Company as a Private July 3, 1836 in the Volunteer Rangers being Honarbly Discharged at Hickory Point October 3,1836
Shows where R.M. Coleman Col. in the Texian Army wrote the order to the Government of the Republic of Texas to pay Jesse Barker $25 and his Honorable Discharge from the Volunteer Rangers.

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  • Created by: Larnce Barker
  • Added: 5 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84534632
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Barker (1791–5 Feb 1846), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84534632, citing Fairview Cemetery, Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Larnce Barker (contributor 47402729) .