Former Citizen died
at home in Kansas
Word has been
received by relatives and friends here that C.
E. Barker a former resident of the Barker
neighborhood east of Adair had died at his late
home in Effingham, Kansas, and was buried there
Mr. Barker will be
remembered by many of our older residents, as he
grew to manhood here, he with his family moved
to Kansas about thirty-eight years ago where
they have since resided.
He was a brother to
the late George Barker of the Barker
neighborhood, near what is known as the Barker
church and cemetery which was named for their
Mr. Barker was one
of the first readers of The Beacon and has
continued to be a faithful subscriber throughout
the years of the life of the paper, which with
his many other friends extend heartfelt sympathy
to the family at this time.
Edward Barker born 4 April 1842, Illinois, died
21 Oct 1920, Effingham, Atchison, Kansas]