The following data is extracted from History of the Town of Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
ALEXANDER BARKER was b. in Scotland June 1, 1814. The date of his coming to America is unknown. He was a flax-dresser and farmer; m. -, Elizabeth Mercer of Cornish, dau. of William and Elizabeth Mercer, b. , 1810, and d. in 1896. He d. in Cornish Oct. 9, 1893. Their children, all b. in town were:
i. ALEXANDER L., b. , 1839. Always res. in town; unm.
ii. MARY, b. -, 1841; m. -, John Smith of Andover, Mass. She d. -.
iii. GRACE, b. , 1843; d. in 1865; unm.
iv. JULIA, b. -, 1845; m. -, William Withy. She d. in 1907.
v. WILLIAM, b. -, 1848; d. in 1872.
Source: History of the Town of Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire