Families and ancestry of sixteen great-grandparents

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  • ID: I519
  • Name: William Ellis Barker
  • Given Name: William Ellis
  • Surname: Barker
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 5014C0E2876A4AAFB67172AD4E3A711C4BCB
  • Change Date: 1 APR 2012
  • Note: REFN: 2417
  • Birth:
  • _PRIM: Y 28 MAR 1835 in Crane Savannah, Barnwell, South Carolina
  • Census: 1860 , Barnwell, South Carolina
  • Note: Great Cypress P.O., 395/395: Willm BARNES, 52, m, planter, SC; Mary, 50, f, $4000pe, SC; William P, 29, m, SC; Frances B, 23, f, SC; Joseph A, 16, m, SC; Sarah E, 14, f, SC; Eliza B, 19, f, SC; W E BARKER, 26, m, SC; Elizabeth M, 26, f, SC; F E PATTERSON, 69, f, SC; John WARREN, 12, m, SC 1
  • Census: 1880 Allendale, Barnwell, South Carolina
  • Note: ED 22, fam 223: William Barker, m, 48, m, farmer, SC; Lizzie, wife, f, 45, m, SC, SC, SC; Frank, son, m, 20, s, laborer, SC; Junius, son, m, 14, s, laborer, SC; Julia, dau, f, 10, s, at home, SC; Lula, dau, f, 12, s, at home, SC 1
  • Death:
  • _PRIM: Y 24 NOV 1895
  • Reference Number: 1293626
  • Event: comment
  • Note:
    Abstracted from Riley-Barker genealogy, 1950: William Ellis Barker, s/o William Ransome Barker and Elizabeth Eve Ellis, b. 29 Mar 1835, Crane Savannah, d. 4 Nov 1895, buried at Salkahatchie Church Yard, grave marked with Confederate Cross of Honor; educated by private teachers, sent to a private school for boys; volunteered along with father 12 Apr 1861, Allendale, SC in Co. I, 1st South Carolina Volunteers; first to Charleston, then to James Island, then to Morris Island, stayed until Jun 1861, disbanded at Orangeburg, SC on account of outbreak of typhoid fever; enlisted 12 Apr 1862 for 2yrs, Co. D, 3rd Regiment, SC Cavalry; re-enlisted 2 Jan 1864, Colcock's Regt, Co. D, 3rd SC Cavalry. (Volume I, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service); transferred 10 May 1864, Co. G, 3rd Regt, SC Cavalry; reported on muster of 31 Aug 1864 (last available) as sick in Hospital in Savannah, GA since 8 Aug 1864; had plantation adjoining his father's "Sycamore." William m. (1) Mary Elzabeth Barnes; their children: 1. Francis ("Frank"), d. quite a young man; 2. Junius, d. when just a boy; 3. Rosamond, d. in infancy; . 4. Lula, m. Ira Bowers, had one son: Ira Bowers, Jr.; 5. Julia, m. Theodore Allen, s/o Emmett Allen and Mary Jane Barker, he a soldier in US Army in Spanish-American War throughout Campaign in Cuba, had one daughter: Elizabeth Allen, graduate of University of SC after study at Peabody University, Nashville, TN, graduate nurse of University Hospital of University of Georgia, nurse 1st Lt American Nurses' Corps in World War II, stationed in Italy for about two years, now in Florida, stationed at Jacksonville with Demonstration Unit; Julia Barker Allen, died when daughter Elizabeth was quite young.
    William m. (2) Eleanor King of Charleston, SC, d/o Proprietor and Editor of "Charleston Mercury;" their child: 6. Edith Barker m. Archie Dowling of Hampton, SC, their children: William, Francis and Archie.

    Riley-Barker indicates his death as 4 Nov 1895; Sarah Clingman indicates death as 24 Nov 1895.

    Father: William Ransome Barker b: 20 MAY 1816 in Crane Savannah, Barnwell, South Carolina
    Mother: Elizabeth Eve "Betsy" Ellis b: NOV 1815 in Combahee Plantation, Beaufort District, South Carolina

    Marriage 1 Mary Elizabeth Barnes b: ABT 1834 in South Carolina
    • Married: 1860
    • Note: From Riley-Barker (1950): William Ellis Barker was twice married. His first wife, to whom he was married in 1860, was Mary Elzabeth Barnes. Five children were born to them ...

    Marriage 2 Eleanor King b: JUL 1845 in South Carolina
    • Married:
    • Note: From Riley-Barker (1950): William Ellis Barker married again after the death of his first wife. His second wife was Eleanor King of Charleston, South Carolina. Her father was Proprietor and Editor of the "Charleston Mercury" - later "The News and Courier." There was one daughter by this marriage, Edith Barker.

    1. Abbrev: US Census Records
      Title: US Census Records (www.ancestry.com)
        Name: ANCESTRY.COM

      Page: 1860; , Barnwell, South Carolina; Roll: M653_1213; Page: 491; FHL Film: 805213
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