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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Barker Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Barker Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Barker family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Barker

Cicely Mary BarkerWiki Cicely Mary Barker (June 28, 1895 ? February 16, 1973) was the illustrator who created the famous Flower Fairies, in the shape of ethereal smiling children with butterfly wings.
Ronnie BarkerWiki Ronald William George Barker, OBE (25 September 1929 ? 3 October 2005) was an English actor and comedian, best known for his roles as Norman Stanley Fletcher in the British comedy television series "Porridge", as various characters in the British comedy television series "The Two Ronnies" and as Albert Arkwright in the British comedy television series "Open All Hours".
Edmund Henry BarkerWiki Edmund Henry Barker (1788 ? 21 March 1839), English classical scholar, was born at Hollym in Yorkshire.
Lex BarkerWiki Lex Barker (May 8, 1919 ? May 11, 1973) was an American actor best known for playing Tarzan of the Apes and leading characters from Karl May's novels.
Bob BarkerWiki Robert William "Bob" Barker (born December 12, 1923) is an American former television game show host.
Sue BarkerWiki Susan Barker, MBE (born 19 April 1956, in Paignton, Devon, England) is a television presenter and former professional tennis player.
Jenny BarkerWiki Jenny Barker (born December 29, 1974) was the drive time presenter on Cross Rhythms City Radio in Stoke-on-Trent in 2005.
Gregory BarkerWiki Gregory Leonard George Barker (born 8 March 1966) is a British politician who currently serves as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Bexhill and Battle and Shadow Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
George BarkerWiki George Granville Barker (26 February 1913 ? 27 October 1991) was an English poet and author.
Bernard BarkerWiki Bernard Leon Barker (March 17, 1917?June 5, 2009), known as "Macho" or by his mother's maiden name, "Terry", was a Watergate burglar, and burglar of Daniel Ellsberg's psychiatrist's office.
Ma BarkerWiki Kate "Ma" Barker (October 8, 1873 ? January 16, 1935) was an American criminal from the "public enemy era", when the exploits of gangs of criminals in the Midwest gripped the American people and press.
William George BarkerWiki William George Barker VC, DSO & Bar, MC & Two Bars (3 November 1894 ? 12 March 1930) was a Canadian First World War fighter ace and Victoria Cross recipient.
Travis BarkerWiki Travis Landon Barker (born November 12, 1975) is an American drummer and the current drummer for punk rock trio Blink-182.
Nicola BarkerWiki Nicola Barker (born 30 March 1966, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England) is an English novelist and short story writer.
Rick BarkerWiki Richard John Barker (born 27 October 1951) is a New Zealand politician.
Paul BarkerWiki Paul Barker (born February 8, 1958 in Palo Alto, California), was bass guitarist, producer and engineer with the industrial metal band Ministry from 1986 to 2004.
Linda BarkerWiki Linda Thomas Barker (born 6 October, 1961 in Clayton, Bradford, Yorkshire), is an English interior designer and television presenter.
Albert S. BarkerWiki Albert Smith Barker (March 31, 1845 ? January 30, 1916) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served during the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War.
William BarkerWiki William Billy Barker was a prospector who was famous for being one of the first to find a large amount of gold in the Cariboo.
Nicholas BarkerWiki Nicholas Howard Barker is an extreme metal drummer (from Chesterfield, North Derbyshire, now lives in Sheffield, England).
Reginald BarkerWiki Reginald C.
Michael BarkerWiki Michael Barker (born 1966) is a New Zealand percussion musician best known for performing with many Australiasian acts, including The John Butler Trio and Split Enz.
Jess BarkerWiki Jess Barker (June 4, 1912 ? August 8, 2000) was an American film actor of the 1930s and 1940s.
Nigel BarkerWiki Nigel Barker (born 27 April 1972) is a noted English fashion photographer and former model of English and Sri Lankan descent.
Richard BarkerWiki Richard Ian Barker (born 30 May 1975 in Sheffield) is a retired English footballer.
Danny BarkerWiki Danny Barker (13 January 1909 ? 13 March 1994), born Daniel Moses Barker, was a jazz banjoist, singer, guitarist, songwriter, ukelele player and author from New Orleans, founder of the locally famous Fairview Baptist Church Marching Band.
Chris BarkerWiki Christopher Andrew "Chris" Barker (born 2 March 1980 in Sheffield) is an English professional footballer who plays for Plymouth Argyle.
Judith BarkerWiki Judith Barker (born June 22, 1943 in Oldham, Lancashire) is a British actress, best known for her role as the upwardly mobile homewrecker Janet Reid on the soap opera "Coronation Street", which she played from 1969 to 1977.
Petronella BarkerWiki Petronella Barker (born October 29, 1965, Colchester, England, UK) is a British-born Norwegian actress.
Don BarkerWiki Don Barker (born on 8 March 1940 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia) is an Australian actor, best known for his roles as Det.
Bryan BarkerWiki Bryan Christopher Barker (born June 28, 1964 in Jacksonville Beach, Florida) is a retired American football punter in the National Football League.
Cam BarkerWiki Cameron Barker (born April 4, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Jedh Colby BarkerWiki Jedh Colby Barker (June 20, 1945 ? September 21, 1967) was a United States Marine Corps Lance Corporal who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Vietnam War in September 1967.
Kate BarkerWiki Kate Barker CBE is a British economist.
Sean BarkerWiki Sean Reed Barker (born May 26, 1980 in Bakersfield, California) is a Major League Baseball outfielder who is currently a free agent.
Mary Anne BarkerWiki Mary Anne Barker, Lady Barker (1831 ? 6 March 1911), later Mary Anne Broome, Lady Broome, was an author.
Eric BarkerWiki Eric Leslie Barker (12 February 1912 ? 1 June 1990) was an English comedy actor.
Jacob BarkerWiki Jacob Barker (1779?1871) was an American financier and lawyer.
Frederic BarkerWiki Frederic Barker (17 March 1808 ? 6 April 1882) was the second Anglican bishop of Sydney.
Bootie BarkerWiki Robert "Bootie" Barker III (born March 2, 1971 in Halifax, Virginia) is a crew chief in the NASCAR Sprint Cup stock car racing series.
Shaun BarkerWiki Shaun Barker (born 19 September 1982 in Trowell, Nottinghamshire) is an English professional footballer, currently playing for Derby County.
Faye BarkerWiki Faye Barker is a British newsreader and journalist currently employed by ITN where she presents on ITV News and ITV London on a freelance basis.
Keith BarkerWiki Keith Barker (born 21 October 1986 in Manchester) is an English first-class cricketer who plays for Warwickshire.
Clive BarkerWiki Clive William Barker (born June 23, 1944 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal) is a South African football (soccer) coach who currently manages Premier Soccer League club AmaZulu.
Thomas BarkerWiki Thomas Barker (1722 ? 29 December 1809) was a Rutland squire who kept a detailed weather record at Lyndon Hall from 1736 to 1798.
Lloyd BarkerWiki Lloyd Barker (born December 12, 1970) is a former professional soccer player who played 18 times for the Jamaica national football team.
Sally BarkerWiki Sally Barker (born 19 September 1959, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England) is an English folk singer and songwriter, known for her solo work and as a founding member of The Poozies.
Wharton BarkerWiki Wharton Barker (May 1, 1846 ? April 9, 1921) was an American financier and publicist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Simon BarkerWiki Simon Barker (born November 4 1964 in Farnworth, near Bolton, Lancashire) was an English professional footballer in the 1980s and 1990s.
Abraham Andrews BarkerWiki Abraham Andrews Barker (March 30, 1816 ? March 18, 1898) was a Republican member of the U.
Lillian BarkerWiki Dame Lillian Charlotte Barker (1874 ? 1955) was first British female assistant prison commissioner whose work provided the basis for the modern day humanitarian prison system for female correctional facilities in the United Kingdom.
Jay BarkerWiki Jay Barker (born July 20, 1972 in) is a former professional American football quarterback, and a current Birmingham radio personality.
Ambrose BarkerWiki Ambrose Barker (1859 ? 1953) was a British anarchist activist.
Ray BarkerWiki Ray Wehnes Barker (December 10, 1889 ? June 28, 1974) was a Major General of the Allied Forces, and served in the European Theater of Operations During World War II.
James F. BarkerWiki James Francis Barker (1871 ? 10 Dec 1950) was the second president of the Rochester Athen?um and Mechanics Institute, succeeding Carleton B.
Mike BarkerWiki " For other persons of the same name, see Mike BarkerMike Barker (born in Los Angeles, California 7 June 1968) co-created the television show American Dad! along with Seth MacFarlane and Matt Weitzman.
Thomas BarkerWiki Thomas Rawson Barker (9 April 1812 at Bakewell, Derbyshire ? 26 April 1873 at Sheffield) was a first-class cricketer whose career spanned the 1833 to 1849 seasons.
Cliff BarkerWiki Clifford "Cliff" Eugene Barker (January 15, 1921 ? March 17, 1998) was a basketball player from the United States, who won the gold medal with the USA national basketball team at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom.
Dwayne BarkerWiki Dwayne Barker (born 21 September, 1983 in Leeds, Yorkshire) is an English rugby league player.
Stan BarkerWiki Stan Barker (24 May 1926 ? 2 July 1997) was an English jazz pianist born in Clitheroe, Lancashire.
Cordell BarkerWiki Cordell Barker is considered to be one of Canada?s best animators.
Tony BarkerWiki Anthony Ray Barker (born September 7, 1968 in Wichita, Kansas) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League.
Hannah Connell BarkerWiki Hannah Connell Barker (1846 ? 1918) was an early resident of Boulder, Colorado.
Roy BarkerWiki Roy Barker (born February 24, 1969 in New York, New York) is a former professional American football player who played defensive end for nine seasons for the Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, and Green Bay Packers.
Blue Lu BarkerWiki Blue Lu Barker (13 November 1913 ? May 7 1998) was a jazz and blues singer, born Louisa Dupont Barker in New Orleans, Louisiana who often sang and performed with her husband Danny Barker, a legend of the New Orleans music scene.
Ed BarkerWiki Edward Ross Barker (born May 31, 1931 in Dillon, Montana) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Washington Redskins.
Joseph BarkerWiki Joseph Barker (October 19, 1751 ? July 5, 1815) was an American Congregationalist minister who represented Massachusetts's 7th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from March 1805 to March 1809.
Arthur BarkerWiki Arthur R.
Glen BarkerWiki Glen F.
Leo BarkerWiki Leonardo Barker (born November 7, 1959 in Cristobal, Panama Canal Zone) was the first Panamanian to play in the NFL.
Richie BarkerWiki Richie Barker (born 23 November, 1939 in Derby) is an English former professional footballer who later undertook various non-playing roles including manager, assistant manager and chief scout.
Ben BarkerWiki Benjamin (Ben) John Barker (born 10 March, 1988, in Truro, Cornwall) is a British speedway rider, currently riding for the Coventry Bees in the British Elite League.
Tom BarkerWiki Thomas Kevin "Tom" Barker (born March 11, 1955 in Harlingen, Texas) is a retired American basketball player.
Jeff BarkerWiki Jeffrey "Jeff" Barker (born 16 October 1915 in Scunthorpe, England, died 1985 in Scunthorpe) was a former professional footballer.
George BarkerWiki George Lincoln Barker (born August 24, 1951, in Eldorado, Illinois) is an American politician of the Democratic Party from Virginia.
Peter BarkerWiki Peter Barker (born 26 September 1983 in Harold Wood, England) is a professional squash player from Upminster, England.
John BarkerWiki Air Vice Marshal John Lindsay Barker CB, CBE, DFC, RAF (12 November 1910?7 May 2004) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force during World War II and the following years.
Robert BarkerWiki Robert C.
Clive BarkerWiki Clive Barker is a pop artist who was born in Luton, Bedfordshire in 1940 as the second youngest of six children.
Ann BarkerWiki Dr Ann Barker JP (born August 5, 1946) is a historian, criminologist and public servant in Britain.
Mickey BarkerWiki Allan Michael "Mickey" Barker (born Bishop Auckland, 23 February 1956) is an English former professional association football player.
Kate M. BarkerWiki Kate Montgomery Barker (born 30 May 1881) was a counselor in the general presidency of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1935 to 1939.
Jared BarkerWiki Jared Barker (born 10 January 1975 in Edmonton, Canada) is a former rugby union footballer who played professionally in England, as well as internationally for Canada.
Dylan BarkerWiki Dylan Barker is a Canadian football player currently playing for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Will BarkerWiki William George Barker (1867 ? 1951) Film producer, Director, Cinematographer and Entrepreneur.
George P. BarkerWiki George Payson Barker (October 25, 1807 Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire - January 27, 1848 Buffalo, Erie County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician.
Warren BarkerWiki Warren Barker (born in Oakland, California on April 16, 1923; died in Greenville, South Carolina August 3, 2006) was an American composer known for work in film, radio, and television.
Eugene C. BarkerWiki Eugene Campbell Barker (November 10, 1874 ? October 22, 1956) was a distinguished professor of Texas history at the University of Texas at Austin.
Gray BarkerWiki Gray Barker (1925?1984) was an American writer best known for his books about UFOs and other paranormal phenomena.
Darren BarkerWiki Darren Barker is an English middleweight boxer.
Matthew BarkerWiki Matthew Barker (1619, Great Cransley, Northamptonshire ? March 25 1698, London) was an English Independent minister and parliamentarian, known for his work on natural theology and for his participation in English 17th century politics.
Sarah Evans BarkerWiki Sarah Evans Barker (born 1943) is a United States federal judge.
Rodney BarkerWiki Professor Rodney Barker is a British academic and political commentator.
James Nelson BarkerWiki James Nelson Barker (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 17 June 1784 ? 9 March 1858, Washington, D.
Obadiah J. BarkerWiki Obadiah J.
Horace BarkerWiki Horace Albert "Nook" Barker (November 29, 1907 ? December 24, 2000) was an American biochemist and microbiologist who studied the operation of biological and chemical processes in plants, humans and other animals, including using radioactive tracers to determine the role enzymes play in synthesizing sucrose.
Alfred BarkerWiki Alfred Barker (1873 ? 1940) was an English association football manager who managed Stoke City between 1908 and 1914.