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Descendants of James Barker

Generation No. 1

1. JAMES1 BARKER was born in England, and died 1634 in On the ship Mary & John.

Children of JAMES BARKER are:

i. CHRISTIANA2 BARKER, b. England.
2. ii. JAMES BARKER, b. 1617, Essex, England; d. 1702, RI.
Generation No. 2

2. JAMES2 BARKER (JAMES1) was born 1617 in Essex, England, and died 1702 in RI. He married BARBARA DUNGAN 1644.

Child of JAMES BARKER and BARBARA DUNGAN is: 3. i. JAMES3 BARKER, b. 1648, Newport, Newport, RI; d. December 01, 1722.  
Generation No. 3
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3. JAMES3 BARKER (JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 1648 in Newport, Newport, RI, and died December 01, 1722. He married SARAH JEFFEREY 1673, daughter of WILLIAM JEFFEREY and MARY GOULD. Children of JAMES BARKER and SARAH JEFFEREY are: i. WILLIAM4 BARKER, b. Newport, Newport, RI; d. May 02, 1749.
ii. NICHOLAS BARKER, b. Newport, Newport, RI.
iii. PRISCILLA BARKER, b. Newport, Newport, RI; d. February 12, 1731/32; m. ROBERT LAWTON.
4. iv. JAMES BARKER, b. December 04, 1675, Newport, Newport, RI; d. March 26, 1758.
v. MARY BARKER, b. March 13, 1677/78, Newport, Newport, RI; d. December 30, 1718; m. JOSHUA WINSOR, November 18, 1709.
vi. ABIGAIL BARKER, b. October 16, 1681, Newport, Newport, RI; m. JOHN WRIGHT, January 27, 1707/08.  
Generation No. 4

4. JAMES4 BARKER (JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born December 04, 1675 in Newport, Newport, RI, and died March 26, 1758. He married MARY COOK 1699.

Children of JAMES BARKER and MARY COOK are: 5. i. JAMES5 BARKER, b. December 30, 1700, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. March 27, 1772.
ii. PHOEBE BARKER, b. February 17, 1701/02, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. September 10, 1711.
iii. MARY BARKER, b. April 03, 1705, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. July 06, 1705.
iv. MARY BARKER, b. May 09, 1706, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. September 09, 1772; m. (1) WILLIAM GREENE; m. (2) JOB MASON, January 09, 1755.
v. PRISCILLA BARKER, b. July 26, 1708, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. February 16, 1764; m. JOHN CLARKE, August 29, 1728.
6. vi. JOHN BARKER, b. December 18, 1710, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. March 17, 1777.
vii. ROBERT BARKER, b. June 02, 1712, Middletown, Newport, RI.
viii. SARAH BARKER, b. December 30, 1714, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. September 01, 1715.
ix. PELEG BARKER, b. July 11, 1716, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. March 14, 1794.
x. PHEBE BARKER, b. November 14, 1717, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. November 10, 1757; m. WILLIAM PECKHAM, January 23, 1735/36.
xi. DEBORAH BARKER, b. January 17, 1719/20, Middletown, Newport, RI; m. HEZEKIAH HOAR, September 14, 1738.
xii. JAMES BARKER, b. December 12, 1725, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. Young.
Generation No. 5
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5. JAMES5 BARKER (JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born December 30, 1700 in Middletown, Newport, RI, and died March 27, 1772. He married (1) MARY PECKHAM January 21, 1723/24, daughter of WILLIAM PECKHAM and MARY TEW. He married (2) MARGARET WEEDEN 1730, daughter of JEREMIAH WEEDEN and MARY CLARKE.

"I do beg leave for the protest
Against this bill, which doth trangress
Against our Sovereign Lord the King,
Likewise injustice is therein,
For I can't see, upon my soul
Why tow fifths should discharge the whole."
Child of JAMES BARKER and MARY PECKHAM is: 7. i. JAMES6 BARKER, b. December 12, 1725, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. January 07, 1796. Child of JAMES BARKER and MARGARET WEEDEN is: ii. JOHN6 BARKER, b. August 30, 1732, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. January 07, 1796. 6. JOHN5 BARKER (JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born December 18, 1710 in Middletown, Newport, RI, and died March 17, 1777. He married REBECCA HOAR September 25, 1735, daughter of HEZEKIAH HOAR and SARAH BRIGHTMAN. Children of JOHN BARKER and REBECCA HOAR are: i. HEZEKIAH6 BARKER, b. August 24, 1736, Newport, RI; d. May 21, 1755.
ii. MARY BARKER, b. May 19, 1738, Newport, RI; d. March 03, 1750/51.
iii. JOHN BARKER, b. August 08, 1741, Newport, RI; d. September 21, 1745.
iv. ELISHA BARKER, b. June 27, 1744, Newport, RI; d. 1827.
v. JOHN BARKER, b. December 27, 1746, Newport, RI; d. May 11, 1771.
8. vi. DAVID BARKER, b. July 20, 1749, Newport, RI; d. September 08, 1819.
9. vii. GIDEON BARKER, b. December 04, 1751, Newport, RI; d. September 11, 1834.
viii. SAMUEL BARKER, b. April 07, 1754, Newport, RI; d. April 05, 1831.
ix. HEZEKIAH BARKER, b. April 14, 1757, Newport, RI; d. July 05, 1834.
Generation No. 6
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7. JAMES6 BARKER (JAMES5, JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born December 12, 1725 in Middletown, Newport, RI, and died January 07, 1796. He married ANNE PECKHAM January 05, 1748/49.

Child of JAMES BARKER and ANNE PECKHAM is: 10. i. ISAAC7 BARKER, b. May 21, 1752, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. September 07, 1834. 8. DAVID6 BARKER (JOHN5, JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born July 20, 1749 in Newport, RI, and died September 08, 1819. He married EUNICE SHERMAN October 01, 1772.

Children of DAVID BARKER and EUNICE SHERMAN are:

i. JOHN7 BARKER, b. October 01, 1773, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. January 08, 1777.
ii. REBECCA BARKER, b. August 23, 1774, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. July 08, 1817; m. GEORGE SMITH, November 23, 1796.
iii. CHRISTOPHER BARKER, b. May 28, 1776, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. June 19, 1844; m. RUTH PECKHAM.
11. iv. JOHN BARKER, b. December 19, 1777, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. December 19, 1858.
v. GEORGE BARKER, b. March 01, 1779, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. January 31, 1843.
vi. GIDEON BARKER, b. August 01, 1780, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. October 23, 1829.
vii. NANCY BARKER, b. August 02, 1782, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. May 21, 1813; m. ARNOLD BARKER, August 02, 1802.
viii. DAVID BARKER, b. May 23, 1784, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. October 07, 1833.
12. ix. ELIPHAZ BARKER, b. July 26, 1786, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. January 11, 1863.
x. RACHEL BARKER, b. February 27, 1788, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. May 28, 1871; m. ABNER PECKHAM, March 13, 1813, Middletown, Newport, RI.
xi. SARAH BARKER, b. January 30, 1790, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. August 20, 1855; m. JOHN B. HALL, March 13, 1813.
xii. SIMEON BARKER, b. July 09, 1791, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. September 01, 1854.
xiii. ELIJAH BARKER, b. August 31, 1793, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. December 08, 1866.
xiv. HEZEKIAH BARKER, b. December 20, 1796, Middletown, Newport, RI.
xv. CHARLES BARKER, b. January 02, 1799, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. December 05, 1864.
9. GIDEON6 BARKER (JOHN5, JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born December 04, 1751 in Newport, RI, and died September 11, 1834. He married ELIZABETH CROADE October 25, 1781.

Child of GIDEON BARKER and ELIZABETH CROADE is:

i. CYNTHIA7 BARKER, b. February 10, 1787, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. March 02, 1856; m. GIDEON PECKHAM, January 02, 1806.
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10. ISAAC7 BARKER (JAMES6, JAMES5, JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born May 21, 1752 in Middletown, Newport, RI, and died September 07, 1834. He married (1) SARAH PECKHAM December 02, 1775. He married (2) WELTHIAN PECKHAM June 23, 1833, daughter of LEVI PECKHAM and SARAH TRIPP.

Children of ISAAC BARKER and SARAH PECKHAM are: i. ANNA8 BARKER, b. October 28, 1776, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. September 26, 1778.

13. ii. DORCAS BARKER, b. December 14, 1782, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. June 02, 1866.

11. JOHN7 BARKER (DAVID6, JOHN5, JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born December 19, 1777 in Middletown, Newport, RI, and died December 19, 1858. He married DORCAS BARKER April 11, 1805, daughter of ISAAC BARKER and SARAH PECKHAM. Children of JOHN BARKER and DORCAS BARKER are: i. ANN8 BARKER, b. April 10, 1807, Middletown, Newport, RI.
ii. ALBERT GALLATIN BARKER, b. September 12, 1808, Middletown, Newport, RI.
iii. RUTH HALL BARKER, b. January 15, 1811, Middletown, Newport, RI.
iv. JOB MASON BARKER, b. May 03, 1812, Middletown, Newport, RI.
v. LUCINDA BARKER, b. November 17, 1813, Middletown, Newport, RI; m. JOSEPH S. RUSSELL, March 20, 1848.
14. vi. ROBINSON POTTER BARKER, b. August 25, 1816, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. February 23, 1904, Middletown, Newport, RI.
vii. BENEDICT BARKER, b. January 10, 1818, Middletown, Newport, RI.
12. ELIPHAZ7 BARKER (DAVID6, JOHN5, JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born July 26, 1786 in Middletown, Newport, RI, and died January 11, 1863. He married (1) HANNAH FISH January 06, 1810. He married (2) CYNTHIA SHERMAN April 18, 1821.

Children of ELIPHAZ BARKER and HANNAH FISH are:

i. BARZILLA8 BARKER, b. January 11, 1811, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. March 28, 1864.
ii. HENRY BARKER, b. June 11, 1812, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. December 17, 1862.
iii. SARAH BARKER, b. March 05, 1814, Middletown, Newport, RI; m. OWEN PHILLIPS, September 05, 1847.
iv. MARY ANN BARKER, b. October 31, 1815, Middletown, Newport, RI; m. (1) ALBERT G. SMITH, March 11, 1840; m. (2) BENJAMIN N. SHEFFIELD, February 13, 1845.
v. EUNICE BARKER, b. May 19, 1817, Middletown, Newport, RI; m. FREDERICK BACON, June 14, 1842.
vi. EDWIN BARKER, b. November 03, 1818, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. February 11, 1890.
Children of ELIPHAZ BARKER and CYNTHIA SHERMAN are: vii. CYNTHIA ANN8 BARKER, b. January 21, 1822, Middletown, Newport, RI; m. FREDRICK PECKHAM, November 18, 1845.
15. viii. HANNAH BARKER, b. December 22, 1823, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. February 08, 1880.
ix. LUCINDA HALL BARKER, b. January 01, 1826, Middletown, Newport, RI; m. AMOS PECKHAM, December 31, 1846.
x. THOMAS SHERMAN BARKER, b. May 24, 1834, Middletown, Newport, RI.
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13. DORCAS8 BARKER (ISAAC7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born December 14, 1782 in Middletown, Newport, RI, and died June 02, 1866. She married JOHN BARKER April 11, 1805, son of DAVID BARKER and EUNICE SHERMAN.

Children of DORCAS BARKER and JOHN BARKER are:

i. ANN9 BARKER, b. April 10, 1807, Middletown, Newport, RI.
ii. ALBERT GALLATIN BARKER, b. September 12, 1808, Middletown, Newport, RI.
iii. RUTH HALL BARKER, b. January 15, 1811, Middletown, Newport, RI.
iv. JOB MASON BARKER, b. May 03, 1812, Middletown, Newport, RI.
v. LUCINDA BARKER, b. November 17, 1813, Middletown, Newport, RI; m. JOSEPH S. RUSSELL, March 20, 1848.
vi. ROBINSON POTTER BARKER, b. August 25, 1816, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. February 23, 1904, Middletown, Newport, RI; m. JULIA ANN PECKHAM, November 05, 1840.
vii. BENEDICT BARKER, b. January 10, 1818, Middletown, Newport, RI.
14. ROBINSON POTTER8 BARKER (JOHN7, DAVID6, JOHN5, JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born August 25, 1816 in Middletown, Newport, RI, and died February 23, 1904 in Middletown, Newport, RI. He married JULIA ANN PECKHAM November 05, 1840, daughter of SAMUEL PECKHAM and SABRINA DEWEY.

Children of ROBINSON BARKER and JULIA PECKHAM are:

i. MARIA9 BARKER.
ii. MARY ELIZA BARKER, b. August 17, 1844, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. February 12, 1942, Middletown, Newport, RI; m. ALBERT KEENE SHERMAN, September 03, 1874, Middletown, Newport, RI. Notes for MARY ELIZA BARKER:
Went to boarding school with Amelia Maria Carter (picture c.1862-64 together at boarding school). After marriage they continued the friendship, and their children (Kathrine May Kennedy and William Anthony Sherman) married. After her husband died she lived at 12 Clarke Street, Newport. A Holy Bible bound in brown leather bearing her initials in gold had been handed down. Inside is recorded her marriage in Middletown to Albert Keene Sherman by Rev. N.J. Wheeler. [See Sherman Genealogy]
iii. CHRISTOPHER F. BARKER, b. October 31, 1849, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. November 28, 1922; m. HELEN E. PECKHAM, May 24, 1881.
Notes for CHRISTOPHER F. BARKER:
Dr. Christopher Franklin Barker was a leading physician for 30 years, graduated at Brown Univ. 1875, Univ. of New York 1882, was Chairman of School Com. for 11 years, surgeon of the Newport Artillery 14 years, member of the Bd. of Health, and a member for 15 years of the Representative Council.
 
iv. ELMA BARKER, b. 1857, Middletown, Newport, RI; d. 1924; m. JOHN PECKHAM, 1924. [Name corrected from Erma to Elma]
15. HANNAH8 BARKER (ELIPHAZ7, DAVID6, JOHN5, JAMES4, JAMES3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born December 22, 1823 in Middletown, Newport, RI, and died February 08, 1880. She married JOHN PECKHAM.

Child of HANNAH BARKER and JOHN PECKHAM is:

i. HELEN E.9 PECKHAM, b. May 24, 1850; m. CHRISTOPHER F. BARKER, May 24, 1881.
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