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Great-great Grandson of John Henry Humphrey Barker

Salt Lake City Endowment House

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Joseph W. Dawson’s Blessing

On August 19, 1860, John Henry Humphrey Barker was ordained as a teacher in the Aaronic Priesthood by the Somers Town Branch President, Joseph W. Dawson. John documented that President Dawson, “said there were many blessing[s] in store for me and … Continue reading

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Edward Tullidge’s Blessing and Prophecy

Edward Tullidge On July 17, 1859, John Henry Humphrey Barker was confirmed a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by the Somers Town Branch President, Joseph W. Dawson. Assisting in this confirmation was Edward Tullidge, “who … Continue reading

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Immigration – The Ship Manchester

The following entries are taken from the journal of John Barker relating to his and Susan Dermott’s trip from England to the United States aboard the ship Manchester, in May-June 1862.  This information details the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean as … Continue reading

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Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah

This book, by Frank Esshom, was a large collection of Utah pioneer biographies and was originally published in 1913.1  The following pages from a facsimile reprint in 1966 are provided below and relate to John Henry Humphrey Barker. ____________________________ 1 … Continue reading

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Birth Date

The few sources that actually contain information regarding John Henry Humphrey Barker lists various dates for his birth.  Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists his birth date as April 1, 1842.1  Our Pioneer Heritage (from the Daughters of Utah Pioneers) has his … Continue reading

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