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Barkers in California

Uncle Thomas & his sister Rebecca crossed the plains in a covered wagon in 1853. He later sent money back to Illinois for Martha, Mary, and Emmit. In San Francisco, all their trunks and baggage was stolen & Uncle Emmit had to buy clothes for them. He filed a claim for 160 acres near Sheridan in 1864. ... show more

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Barkers in California

Emmit Barker

Born: 1834
Died: unknown