Texas Family Group Sheet for the John Christopher Columbus "Lum" Barker Family


Husband: John Christopher Columbus BARKER
AKA: "Lum" Barker
Birthdate: May 29 1844
Birthplace: Hickory Flatt Tippah County MS
Death date: Oct 3, 1920
Place of death: Gustine Comanche County tX
Burial: Gustine Comanche County TX in the Union Cemetery
Father: Jesse C. Barker
Mother: Eliza Dunbar

Marriage date: Nov. 28, 1867
Marriage place: Rusk County TX

Wife: Martha "Mattie" Ellen HOLLEMAN
Birthdate: Jan 14, 1849
Birthplace: Rusk County tX
Death date: April 23, 1907
Place of death: Knott Howard County TX
Burial: West Knott Howard Cemetery
Father: William Arthur Holleman
Mother: Malinda Guinn

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: John Jefferson Barker
Sex: M
Birthdate: July 18, 1870
Birthplace: Rusk County TX
Death date: 1939
Place of death: ?
Burial: ?
Marriage date: ?
Marriage place: ?
Spouse's name: Emma Brinkly

Child No. 2: James Monroe Barker
Sex: M
Birthdate: Oct. 1872
Birthplace: Rusk County TX
Death date: 1942
Place of death: ?
Burial: ?
Marriage date: ?
Marriage place: ?
Spouse's name: Emma Westmoreland

Child No. 3: Ida M. Barker
Sex: F
Birthdate: July 1875
Birthplace: Rusk County TX
Death date: 1964
Place of death: Big Springs Howard County TX
Burial: ?
Marriage date: ?
Marriage place: ?
Spouse's name: Mr. Calloway

Child No. 4: Laura Octavia Barker
Sex: F
Birthdate: Jan 9 1879
Birthplace: Rusk County TX
Death date: April 24,1947
Place of death: Bevins Cass County TX
Burial: Concord TX Concord Cemetery
Marriage date: Jan 17, 1898
Marriage place: Brazos County TX
Spouse's name: John William Meredith

Child No. 5: Nettie or Mattie A. Barker
Sex: F
Birthdate: Jan 1881
Birthplace: TX
Death date: ?
Place of death: ?
Marriage date: ?
Burial: ?
Marriage place: ?
Spouse's name: J. C. Hancock

Child No. 6: Malindy L. Barker
Sex: F
Birthdate: Jan 1885
Birthplace: TX
Death date: ?
Place of death: ?
Burial: ?
Marriage date: oct 4, 1903
Marriage place: Comanche County TX
Spouse's name: Joe C. Cox

Child No. 7: Elnora Barker
Sex: F
Birthdate: Feb. 1887
Birthplace: TX
Death date: ?
Place of death: ?
Burial: ?
Marriage date: ?
Marriage place: ?
Spouse's name: John Gaskin Sr.

Child No. 8: Jesse W. Barker
Sex: M
Birthdate: July 1890
Birthplace: Leon County TX
Death date: ?
Place of death: ?
Burial: ?
Marriage date: ?
Marriage place: ?
Spouse's name: Mary Nee? Barker

Child No. 9: Joel Alvin Barker
Sex: M
Birthdate: March 6, 1892
Birthplace: Leon County TX
Death date: Dec. 17, 1967
Place of death: Kimble County TX
Burial: Kimble County TX
Marriage date: Jan 28, 1910
Marriage place: ?
Spouse's name: Laura Shelby Posey
 
 
Documentation:
* John Christopher Columbus Barker's 2nd wife was Martha Stevens I think they married in June 22, 1908 in Howard County TX. My grandmother told me most of this her name was Cecil Agnes Abercrombie Meredith.
* Also my 1st great-grandfather John William Meredith was not listed in the West Knott Cemetery in Knott Howard County TX. He died May 21, 1930 in Knott Howard County TX in the West Knott Cemetery I was told beside his mother-in-law Martha Barker.
* Would love to know more about these families. Contact me at Steven Meredith 1800 Druid Lane Fort Worth TX, 76112 or email me.
 

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