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Lt. Stephen BARKER

Male 1659 - 1741  (81 years)


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  • Name Stephen BARKER 
    Title Lt. 
    Born 6 Jul 1659  Andover, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 May 1741  Methuen, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Massachusetts Town Birth Records [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999:

      Name: Steven Barker
      Birth Date: 6 Jul 1659
      Birth Place: Andover
      Father's First Name: Richard
      Mother's First Name: Joan
      Gender: Male
      Source: Vital Records of Andover

      (2) Barker, Elizabeth Frye, Barker Genealogy, New York, NY: Frye Publishing Co., 1927, pp. 267-268:

      Lieut. Stephen [Barker] was an officer in the Colonial Militia and was pioneer founder of Methuen, Mass. and principal man of the town. At the first Annual meeting 3-9-1726, he was legally chosen Moderator. His marriage was the first one solemnized in the Colony by a minister instead of a magistrate. He married 5-13-1687 Mary, dau. Geo. and Sarah (Farnam) Abbott b. 3-29-1664; d.

      Issue born in Andover, Mass. . . .

      [i] Stephen b 6-56-1688 d 8-7-1750 . . .

      [ii] Zebediah b 2-2-1690 d . . .

      [iii] Nehemiah b 2-17-1692 d . . .

      [iv] Lydia b 1-28-1694 d . . .

      [v] Mary b 3-29-1696 d 4-16-1725 unm . . .

      [vi] James b 8-24-1700 d 8-9-1740 . . .

      [vii] Mary b 5-12-1702 d 2-4-1707 unm . . .

      [viii] _____ b 10-9-1703 d 1703 unm . . .

      [ix] Timothy b 3-3-1705 d 5-28-1707 unm . . .

      [x] Ebenezer b 1706 d 1771 . . .

      (3) Abbott, Charlotte Helen, Early Records of the Barker Family of Andover, p. 6:

      Stephen Barker . . . and wife, Mary Abbott, of Methuen, had: -

      [i] Stephen, b. June 26, 1688; d. Aug. 7, 1750 in Methuen; m. Mary Frye, about 1715; probably the daughter of Sam Frye and wife, Mary Aslebe, b. 1677; she m. 1st, Joshua Stevens who was drowned in the Merrimac, 1712; they lived awhile in Chelmsford where he was probably a trader; sold 1719; returned to Methuen and lived there until death.

      [ii] Zebadiah, b. Feb. 2, 1690; husbandman; school-teacher;selectman; m. Elizabeth Lovejoy, Dec. 30, 1717; she was dau. of Christopher Lovejoy and w. Sarah Russe, of Andover; lived in Methuen.

      [iii] Nehemiah, b. Feb.17, 1692; m. Mary Waters, Nov.1, 1716; he was a mariner of Salem, where he lived, 1727.

      [iv] Lydia, b. Jan. 28, 1694.

      [v] Mary, b. March 29, 1696; d. Feb. 4,1704.

      [vi] James, b. Aug. 24, 1700; m. Sept. 11, 1727, Maria Bixby; d. in Methuen, Aug. 9, 1740; she m. 2nd., Joseph Morse, Nov. 6, 1753; he d. 1756; she m. 3rd., John Stevens of Andover, husbandman.

      [vii] Mary, b. Oct. 9, 1704; d. April 16, 1725.

      [viii] Timothy, b. about 1707; d. May 28, 1707.

      [ix] Ebenezer, b. 1709-10; d. Mar. 26, 1771; m. Abigail Morse, Dec. 21, 1730; he was a teacher and J.P.; was either suicide or drowned in Merrimac River. She d. Dec. 24, 1772 at 67.
    Person ID I29061  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2021 

    Father Richard BARKER,   b. Abt 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1693, Andover, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Joannah (BARKER),   d. 11 Apr 1687, Andover, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Andover, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary ABBOTT,   b. 20 Mar 1664, Andover, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Zebediah BARKER,   b. 2 Feb 1689, Andover, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F12650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart