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Thomas Barker Sr. (1684 - 1732)

Captain Thomas Barker Sr.
Born in Pembroke, Plymouth Colonymap
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Husband of — married 22 May 1712 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Died at about age 48 in Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Profile last modified | Created 21 Sep 2009
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Biography

Thomas was born about 1684, based on his age 48 at the time of his death in 1732.[1]

He married Bethina Little 22 May 1711/12.[1]

In 1718, Thomas is mentioned in his brother, Josiah Barker's will.[2]

Thomas Barker signs himself as mason of Plymouth in 1711 and as dealer at Pembroke in 1713. By 1732 he ranked as gentleman, and in 1733 he was a magistrate.[3]

Was known as "Captain."[1]

He died in Carolina.[3]

On 30 March 1734, his widow Bethiah is granted the administration of his estate.[4]

His inventory was taken on 11 September 1734. Bethiah recorded additional inventory in 1735. She represented his estate as insolvent and gave a list of creditors.[5] In 1737, Bethiah presents another list of credits for his estate.[6]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts (The Town of Hingham, Massachusetts, 1893) Vol II, p. 21.
  2. "Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Records, 1633-1967," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L97D-FNT4 : 20 May 2014), Probate records 1717-1724 and 1854-1862 vol 4-4Q > image 85 of 485; State Archives, Boston.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Newhall, B. (1899). The Barker family of Plymouth Colony and County. Cleveland: Press of F.W. Roberts Co. p.17-18
  4. "Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Records, 1633-1967," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L97D-N45J : 20 May 2014), Probate records 1730-1733 and 1839-1845 vol 6-6U > image 240 of 589; State Archives, Boston.
  5. "Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Records, 1633-1967," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L97D-D2HS : 20 May 2014), Probate records 1732-1738 vol 7 > image 80 of 242; State Archives, Boston.
  6. "Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Records, 1633-1967," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L97D-D22V : 20 May 2014), Probate records 1732-1738 vol 7 > image 180 of 242; State Archives, Boston.
  • "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, 1921-1924", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHL9-FJG : 24 January 2020), Thomas Capt. Barker, 1712.
  • "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29L-GCM3 : 10 November 2020), Thomas Capt. Barker, 22 May 1712; citing Marriage, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 004934186.
  • "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQ6C-5HC : 5 January 2021), Thomas Barker in entry for Bethiah Barker, 1715.
  • "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQ6C-287 : 5 January 2021), Thomas Barker in entry for Elisabeth Barker, 1720.
  • "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FH14-W8C : 10 November 2020), Thos. Barker in entry for Bethiah Barker, 9 Oct 1751; citing Death, Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007009274.
  • "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FH13-1JQ : 10 November 2020), Thomas Barker in entry for Elizabeth Barker, 21 Jan 1804; citing Death, Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007009274.




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I've removed Francis Barker as their son as he's not listed in the Warren "silver book." The source for his parents is given as the History of Hingham, which does not supply any proof of his parentage. If Francis is to be added as their child, better proof needs to be found.
posted by Bobbie (Madison) Hall
Barker-7178 and Barker-21 appear to represent the same person because: These profiles are duplicates.

Rejected matches › Thomas Barker (abt.1760-)

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