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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
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Margaret was born in 1681. [Margeret, d. Thom[as] jr., bp. Nov. 13, 1681. C. R. 1.] Margaret is the child of Thomas Tenney and Margaret Hidden. [1]

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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 Nathan- iel 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 Hop- kinson, 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.

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


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  • Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010).
  1. Entered by Steven Marsden, Sep 10, 2012


Margaret was the widow of Jacob Barker. She passed away in 1742. [2]

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Early Settlers of Rowley Massachusetts, Page 163

  1. Entered by Steven Marsden, Sep 10, 2012
  2. Entered by Dee Christophel D'Errico, Oct 26, 2011

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