Walter G. and Ella (Briggs) Barker, 6 North 52 West

In 1900 Clark County, Missouri, Robert Barker is 33, Florence 30, "Gradan" 8, and Frances 7.

In 1910 Clark County, Missouri, Rollo Barker is 48, married 20 years to Florence 30, with Graydon 18, all three born in Missouri.

Roland L. Barker 1861-1918 is buried in Clark County, with Florence (Woodruff) Barker 1870-1936 3 79582986.

Ella was in Clark County, Missouri in 1900, born May 1896 in Missouri, an adopted daughter ofJohn Murphy 33 adn Effie 32. Raymond urphy is 9.
Her mother Martha Clay had married Peter T. Briggs in 1892 in Clark County, and had Arlene in 1893 and Ella in 1895. She died August 1, 1896, per one tree, buried in Cedar Grove cemetery, Clark County.
FindaGrave # 60667154. Peter 1869-1949 is buried in Clark County # 39530162.
Ella's sister Arlene (Briggs) Kirchner 1893-1979 is also buried there # 76730837.

Walter Greydon Barker, of Sterling, Colorado, married Ella Martha Briggs of Clark COunty, MIssouir on January 31, 1916 in Clark County.

Walter claimed a quarter in section 14, 6N 52W in 1919.

In 1920 Logan County, Walter is farming, 28, with Ella 24, both born in Missouri. Lucille is 2, born in Colorado. His mother Florence 49 is widowed, born in Missouri.

Florence had moved back to Missouri, and in 1930 her daughter Frances V. and Charles BOgener are living with her. She's a practical nurse.

Walter Greydon Barker registered for WWII in Fruita, a supervisor fothe WPA, born January 1, 1892 at Luray, Missouri.

December 1951 Eagle County, Colorado "Mr. and Mrs. Walter G. Barker have moved into an apartment at Bond. He is the new water service man at Bond"

May 1952 "Mrs. Walter Barker went to Delta Saturday to get acquainted with her rcw grandson."

July 1952 "Mrs. Harold Cole and sons, Jimmy Gale, Wayne and daughter Linda of Highland, California are visiting her sister, Mrs. Walter Barker and all went to Steamboat shopping Tuesday."

March 11, 1954 Eagle County, Colorado "Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hamilton and children of Greenriver, Utah visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Barker over the weekend."

February 1955 "Mrs. Walter Barker returned from Denver Monday and reports her husband recovering satisfactorily from an operation at St. Joseph's hospital"

March 1955 " Mr. and Mrs. Walter Barker drove to Green River, Utah Thursday to visit their daughter and family. "
Walter 1892-1967 is buried in Fruita, Colorado # 74001547, with Ella Martha (Briggs) Barker 1895-1980 # 74001569.

May 22, 1980
Thanks to the Mesa County Library for the obituary.

THIS IS A DIFFERENT ONE - July 1957 "Walter Barker passed away at his home July 12. He was born at Kinta, Okla in 1892 and is survived by his widow and two sons, one of Dolores and one of Shepherd. Mont. Burial was in Glenwood. Mrs Barker has closed her home here for the present and is with her son in Dolores."

Lucille Gladys Barker 1917-1941 is buried in Fruita # 74001606.


Mary Francis Barker Freeman 1924... has a stone in Fruita, # 87349879, with Henry F. Freeman 1916-1997.
Her first husband James Calvin Hamilton 1908-1972 is buried in Elgin Utah # 95951852.
His second marriage to Mary Francis Barker was 20 Apr 1943. (1924- )divorced
James Vernon "Jimmy" (1944-1945) Buried in Fruita
Mary Carol (1945-2012)
Judy Malinda (1946-1948) Buried in Fruita
Jacy Calvin (1948- )
Martha Lucille (1950- )
Jack (1951- )

March 11, 1954 Eagle County, Colorado "Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hamilton and children of Greenriver, Utah visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Barker over the weekend."


Martha Louise Alsup of Santa Paula, California passed away December 31, 2009 after a brief illness. Martha was born in Sterling, Colorado, January 12, 1922 to the union of Walter G. Barker and Ella (Briggs) Barker. She was 87 years young.

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