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Margaret (Tenney) Barker (1681 - 1742)

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Margaret Barker formerly Tenney
Born in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Rowley, Massachusettsmap
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Provincemap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Sep 2012
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Margaret was born in 1681.[1] She is the child of Thomas Tenney and Margaret Hidden,[2] and the widow of Jacob Barker. She passed away in 1742. [3]

From The Tenney family; or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890, p.22[1] 30. -III. -5.

MARGARET TENNEY, who was baptized 13 November, 1681 (Rowley Church Record), daughter of Thomas and Margaret (Hidden) Tenney, married in Rowley, Mass., 30 December, 1 701, Jacob Barker, son of Nathaniel and Mary ( ) Barker. Residence, Rowley. She was a member of the church, having "owned ye covenant" 19 Oct., 1701. Mr. Barker was born 14 January, 1676-7, and died 27 January, 1725-6. His will, dated 21 January, 1725-6, proved 21 February, 1725-6, mentions the following children: (Essex Probate, 15: 165.)

Mrs. Barker married 20 May, 1728, her second husband, Jeremiah Hopkinson, son of John and Elizabeth (Pearson) of Rowley. Mr. Hopkinson was born 23 December, 1678, and died 11 September, 1768, She died 26 April, 1742.

children: —

66 Jacob — Thomas — Joseph — Nathaniel.
70 Mercy — Hannah — Mary.


  1. [Margeret, d. Thom[as] jr., bp. Nov. 13, 1681. C. R. 1.]
  2. Entered by Steven Marsden, Sep 10, 2012
  3. Entered by Dee Christophel D'Errico, Oct 26, 2011
  • Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010).
  • Early Settlers of Rowley Massachusetts, Page 163

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