Circa 1844–1932

Introduction

Born: Circa 1844, Le­on, New York.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 21, 1932, at the Coun­ty Farm (near San Ra­fa­el), Ca­li­for­nia.

Biography

Barker be­came a school teach­er when Gos­pel songs were be­com­ing po­pu­lar in ev­an­gel­is­tic ser­vic­es in the 19th Cen­tu­ry, and wrote se­ver­al songs.

After mar­ry­ing a Mr. Bar­ker, she and her hus­band moved to Mon­ta­na with the pi­o­neers.

In 1888, they moved to San Ra­fa­el, Cal­i­forn­ia, where she lived the rest of her life.

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