Surname: Harker

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Biographical Sketch of L. Harker

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now L. Harker, dealer in stock, is one of the pioneers of Harrison County, Ia., came to this county in 1867 and located at St. Johns, and engaged in the grocery business. He moved to Missouri Valley the same year and continued the grocer business; is now buying and selling...

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Harker, Xantippe Lee – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Thursday, February 6 1908, at 3:15 a.m. at the home of L. Goehring, at 1259 Castle St., Mrs. Xantippe Harker, widow of the late James Harker, aged 76 years. The funeral services will be held at the Goehring residence Saturday afternoon, Feb. 8, at 1:30 o’clock conducted by Rev. F. G. Davies. Interment in Ottumwa Cemetery. [The headstone says she died on the 5th not the 6th . She was the daughter of Marshall Burr Lee and Ellen McEwen]. OBIT: Ottumwa Courier, Feb. 6, 1908 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Harker, James – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now James Harker Is Called By Death; Aged Resident Answers Final Summons This Morning At 5:30 O’clock, was 82 years of age at the time of his death [November 20, 1906] and has lived in this city since 1876 – Funeral tomorrow. James Harker an aged and highly respected citizen, passed away this morning at 5:30 o’clock at the family resident on West Park Avenue. Mr. Harker was 82 years of age at the time of his death and is survived by his wife, Mrs. Xantippe Harker. The funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock from the last residence. Dr. F. G. Davies, pastor of the First Baptist church will conduct the services. Interment will be made in the Ottumwa Cemetery. James Harker was born in Bartholomew County in the state of Indiana in 1824. In the year of 1876, accompanied by his wife, he came to this city. Had he lived until next February, he and Mrs. Harker would have celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary. For a number of years Mr. Harker was sexton of the Ottumwa Cemetery. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and was widely known throughout the community in which he lived, as a devout Christian and a man of sterling worth. OBIT: Ottumwa Courier – Nov...

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Harker, Alonzo – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Alonzo Harker was born May 11, 1857 near Hope, Bartholomew County, Indiana and died Sept. 22, 1891, at his home 1236 North Court St., Ottumwa, Iowa. He came to Ottumwa with his parents James and Xantippe Harker in 1876. He has lived in this city ever since except two years spent in Kansas. In 1877 he was baptized and received into membership of the First Baptist church of this city, of which church he has been a faithful member to the day of his death. October 16, 1879, he was married to Laura A. Bonwell, of Bartholomew County, IN, who, with two children, Harry B. and Ina P. are left to mourn his demise. Funeral services were held at the house Thursday, September 24, conducted by his pastor, Rev. H. Williams, who preached from Matthew 26:39. On account of other relatives being expected the body was not laid away until Friday morning, when brief services were held at the house and closing services at the grave. He was laid to rest by the side of his little daughter, Opal J. who was buried three years ago. The church and the many friends sympathize with the mourning ones in this their great bereavement. SECOND OBIT: Died at his home on North Court Street at six o’clock in...

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Harker, Harry – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Ottumwa Courier – June 15, 1946 Harry Harker, 59, of 223 north Marion St., died at 1:40 a.m. today [June 15, 1946] at the home of his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Swanson. The son of Alonzo and Laura Harker, he was born at Ottawa, KS, Nov. 15, 1887. He was a member of Ottumwa Lodge, #16, A. F. & A.M. Mrs. Swanson survives. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Lester Jay funeral home, conducted by the Rev. B. Frank Hasty, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Burial will be made in Ottumwa Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

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