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Grave has been located US Civil War Soldiers flag male ancestor  Charles Edward  BARKER

  (b. January 1845 China, Maine, USA   d. 30 May 1907 Richmond, Maine, USA )  
Age: 63
Cause of Death: heart failure

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BARKER Genealogy

Charles Edward BARKER was born January 1845 in China, Maine, USA. Charles Edward BARKER was the child of ?   and   ?

Charles Edward was a soldier in the U.S. Civil War.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Frances M PERKINS 10 June 1869 .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. They divorced. Frances M PERKINS  was born July 1851 in Damariscotta, Maine, USA.  She died 29 September 1917 in Augusta, Maine, USA.  She was the daughter of Enoch PERKINS and Mariam (Merriam) JONES.

He married  (2) Levora BUBIER 7 August 1897 in Maine, USA . 

Charles Edward BARKER died 30 May 1907 in Richmond, Maine, USA.

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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Charles Edward BARKER

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Charles Edward BARKER married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Frances M PERKINS-- Date: 10 June 1869 Place: 
Frances M PERKINS was the daughter of Enoch PERKINS and Mariam (Merriam) JONES

Libelant: Frances M. Barker
Libelee: Charles E. Barker
Date of Marriage: 10 June 1869
Date of Divorce: 24 Sept. 1894
Her Former Name:
County Where Divorced: Somerset
Source: Maine Divorce Index, 2/ 34


flag female ancestor Alice A BARKER (b.March 1870, Waterville, Maine, USA  d. bet. 1919-1957, )
m. Wilhelm Albert "William" THEINERT 18 April 1896

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Alberton Bradford BARKER (b.2 October 1873, Crystal, Maine, USA  d. 28 January 1957, Gardiner, Maine, USA)
m. Sarah Lucy KIRK 22 March 1897

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Harry W BARKER (b.October 1873, Crystal, Maine, USA  d. abt. 1936, , Maine, USA)
m. Gertrude M SEDGLEY 30 July 1896

flag female ancestor Lucy (Louise) BARKER (b.abt. 1883, Fairfield, Maine, USA  d. bet. 1907-1957, )
m. Sumner Christopher ERSKINE 21 June 1902

Charles Edward BARKER married flag female ancestor Levora BUBIER-- Date: 7 August 1897 Place: , Maine, USA 

Name of Groom: Charles E. BARKER
Groom's Place of Residence: Pittsfield, Me.
Name of Bride: Levora BUBIER
Bride's Place of Residence: Pittsfield, Me.
Marriage Date: Saturday, 7 Aug. 1897
Marriage Certificate Number: Not available

Name of Groom: Charles E. BARKER
Groom's Place of Residence: Pittsfield, Me.
Name of Bride: Lurora CARR
Bride's Place of Residence: Pittsfield, Me.
Marriage Date: Saturday, 7 Aug. 1897
Marriage Certificate Number: Not available

Groom's place of birth: Winslow, Me

Source citation: "Maine Marriages, 1892-1966, 1977-1996," database, Maine Genealogy ( individual_marriage_record.asp?id=314351 : accessed 3 Jun 2012), entry for Charles E. BARKER and Levora BUBIER, Saturday, 7 Aug. 1897, citing Maine Vital Records.


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Charles Edward BARKER
"Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 24 Oct 2013), King Philip's War to Spanish-American War A-Brown, A.C. image 1430 of 3700.

Charles Edward BARKER
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery Richmond, Sagadahoc, Maine
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January 1845
China, Maine, USA

1839 Parent's marriage?

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Month of Marriage 2
Day of Marriage 4
Year of Marriage 1839
4 FEB 1839 in Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine
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USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.

USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.

USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S.

1850 Crystal Plantation, Aroostook, Maine

CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: ME COUNTY: Aroostook DIVISION: Crystal Plantation REEL NO: M432-248 PAGE NO: 11a
REFERENCE: Enumerated the 30th of Jul 1850 by Humphrey Chadbourn (p.21)

30 148 152 Barker Henry 38 M Farmer 200 Me.
31 148 152 Barker Olive 30 F Me.
32 148 152 Murphy Charles E. 6 M ...

1860 Patten, Arostook, Maine

Henry Barker, 41?, farmer, b. Maine
Olive Barker, 46?, housewife, b. Maine
Charles E Barker, 16, farmer, b. Maine
1860 U.S. Census

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

Civil War

Barker, Charles E.

REGIMENT NAME:22nd Regiment, Maine Infantry
FILM NUMBER:M543 roll 1
NOTES: civilwar/ search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldier_id=4e4c237f-dc7a-df11-bf36-b8ac6f5d926a

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USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America


Name: Charles E Barker
Event Type: Military Service
Event Date: 10 Sep 1862
Event Place: Crystal Plains,
Age: 19
Marital Status: Single
Birth Year (Estimated): 1843
Birthplace: Augusta,
Affiliate Publication Title: Maine, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Card Index, 1861-1865 Digital Folder Number: 004387539 , Image Number: 00677

"Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957", index and images, FamilySearch...

1869 Marriage / Partner
Charles Edward BARKER and Frances M PERKINS 10 June 1869,

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

1870 - Parents - Crystal Plantation, Maine

name: Henry Barker
estimated birth year: 1812
gender: Male
age in 1870: 58y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Maine
home in 1870: Maine, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Henry Barker M 58y Maine
Olive Barker F 51y Maine
Ira A Barker M 10y Maine
1870 U.S. Census

1870 What is this?

Biddeford, York, Maine

name: Charles B Barker
estimated birth year: 1849
gender: Male
age in 1870: 21y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Maine
home in 1870: Maine, United States
Household Gender Age
Gardner C Libby M 38y
Henrietta A Libby F 31y
Gertrude E Libby F 9y
George Spafford M 21y
Charles B Barker M 21y

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World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

1870 Birth of Child
Alice A BARKER was born March 1870, Waterville, Maine, USA
1873 Birth of Child
Harry W BARKER was born October 1873, Crystal, Maine, USA
1873 Birth of Child
Alberton Bradford BARKER was born 2 October 1873, Crystal, Maine, USA

1880 Hersey, Aroostook, Maine

name: Charles E. Barker
residence: Hersey, Aroostook, Maine
birthdate: 1844
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Self
spouse's name: Frances M. Barker
spouse's birthplace: Maine, United States
father's name:
father's birthplace: Canada
mother's name:
mother's birthplace: New York, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Male
martial status: Married
age...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

1890 Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War

Charles E Barker
22nd Regiment, Maine Infantry, Company E
Enlisted: Sept 10, 1862
Discharged: August 14, 1863
Residing in Danforth, Washington, Maine in 1890

name: Charles E Barker
event: Census
event date: 1890
event place: Danforth, Maine, Washington, Maine, United States
nara publication title: Schedules Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War,1890.
nara publication number:...

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

1896 - Crystal Plantation, Maine

Living in Crystal Plantation, Maine in 1896 according to son's marriage record. Also states that he was born in Crystal Plantation.

1897 Marriage / Partner
Charles Edward BARKER and Levora BUBIER 7 August 1897, , Maine, USA

1897 - Gardiner, Me.

Living in Gardiner, Me. in 1897 according to son's marriage record.

1900 Hartland, Somerset, Maine

name: Charles E Barker
titles & terms:
residence: Hartland town, Somerset, Maine
birth date: Jan 1845
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Self
spouse: Lenora J Barker
spouse's titles & terms:
spouse's birthplace: Maine
father's titles & terms:
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's titles & terms:
mother's birthplace: Maine
race or color (expanded): White
head-of-household name: Charles E...

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

1902 - Newburgh, Maine

Living in Newburgh, Maine in 1902 according to daughter's marriage information. Occupation: Carpenter

1907 Death

Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922
NAME: Charles E Barker, age 64, b. China, Maine
DEATH: 30 May 1907, Richmond, Sagadahoc, Maine
Father: Henry Barker, b. China, Maine
Mother: Unknown, b. China, Maine
cause: chronic myocarditis

1907 Death

Mrs. Louise Erskine, 63 Summer street, Lewiston, received word Monday of the death of her father, Charles Edward Barker, in Richmond, Maine, where he had been living for the past five years. Mr. Barker was a member of the G. A. R., and was born in China, Maine. Heart failure was the cause of his death which was very sudden. Mr. Barker was 63 years of age.

The Lewiston Daily Sun, Thursday morning, June 4, 1907

85th Annual Report of the Town of Richmond Year Ending February 1, 1908

List of Delinquent Tax Payers of 1907 B. F. Curtis, col.
Charles E. Barker 1.39
Page 5

J. Clark Flagg, burial Chas. E. Barker 35.00
Page 41

Name: Charles E Barker
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 30 May 1907
Event Place: Richmond, Maine, United States
Birth Date: 1846
Birthplace: China, Maine
GS Film number: 001001826
Digital Folder Number: 005246536
Image Number: 01434

"Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (https:/ / pal:/ MM9.1.1/ KXQC-XXS : accessed 24 Oct 2013), Charles E Barker, 1907.

Charles is buried at:
Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, Maine

Added: 12/1/2010 12:12:23 PM - Updated: 2/16/2016 10:05:38 AM

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