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Thomas Barker

His son's obituary mentions his travel to Utah in 1849. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with. He may have been born as early as 1801 if he is the Thomas Barker in Seventh Ward record of members.


Company Unknown (1849)Age at departure: 43


  • "Handcart Pioneer of 1849 is Dead," Salt Lake Evening Telegram, 28 Feb. 1912, 3.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • 11th Ward, Record of Members

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree