William Barker1

M, #2251, b. 27 February 1894, d. 22 January 1932
Last Edited=8 Mar 2015
     William Barker, son of John Barker and Lydia (?), was born on 27 February 1894 at Ft. Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma.1 William Barker was the son of John Barker and Lydia (?).1

William Barkerenlisted for service in World War II on 6 June 1917 at Rocky Ford, Otero County, Colorado. He states his birth year as 1890, rather than 1894. He is described as medium build, blue eyes and black hair. He was working as a laborer for the American Beet _____, and states that he has a crippled finger.2

William Barker married Bernice Bottenfield, daughter of Church S. Bottenfield and Lucy Mae Green, on 3 October 1921 at Clifton, Mesa County, Colorado.1

On 2 April 1930, William Barker appeared on the United States Census, at El Cerrito, Contra Costa County, California, On this census he is listed as Jessie W. Barker and he was working as a welder in the construction industry.3

William Barker died on 22 January 1932 at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, at age 37.1

Children of William Barker and Bernice Bottenfield


  1. [S134] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Jesse Barker (Jesse Barker Database).
  2. [S196] WWI Civilian Draft Registrations, online digital images by subscription Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  3. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Township 7, El Cerrito, Contra Costa County, California, Enumeration District 7-62, Supervisor's District 5, stamped pages 249-250, line 48.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.