JOSEPH HENRY BARKER* is Gene Carroll's gr. gr. grandfather.  Joseph was born 5 September 1830  in Crawford County, Indiana.  On 31 January 1850 Joseph married Sarah Elizabeth Amanda Orendor in Dubois, Indiana.  They would become the parents of nine children.  After Amanda's death Joseph married Frances Edith Gillilspie Kiergan.  They had six children.   After her death Joseph married Christine Michaels the widow of Barton Sparks. Joseph died 20 December 1909 and is buried in Eldon Cemetery, Miller County, Missouri. 

Children of Sarah Elizabeth/Amanda Orendor & Joseph Barker:

Amanda Emaline* - born 27 December 1857, Livingston, Missouri.  On 25 March 1876 she married Benjamin Ami Sparks at Wakenda.   Amanda died 25 September 1926 & is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Wakenda, Carroll County, Missouri.

Elizabeth - was married to William Sparks.   Elizabeth died sometime before 1926.

Joseph A. - died 29 December 1909.

Franklin Pierce - died sometime before 1926.

Lewis Dorsey -

Edgar Raymond -

Archie Floyd -

Vernon Eugene -

Robert Floyd -


Children of Frances Edith Gillispie & Joseph Henry Barker:

James Arthur - born 1881.  James was married to Sally L. (maiden name unknown).  James died 1942  & is buried in Eldon Cemetery .

William Lewis  - was married in Marceline, Missouri in 1926.  He died sometime after 1926.

Jacob Henry -

Child -female - name unknown but she was married to J.L.Goodman & lived in Salina, Kansas in 1926.

James Edward -

John Jewell -


Children of Christine Michaels & Joseph Henry Barker:  (CHRISTINE MICHAELS - born 30 June 1827 in Augusta County, Virginia.  Christine died 13 January 1910 & is buried in Eldon, Miller County, Missouri.)




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Children :

Joseph Henry - (see top of page)

Jacob -