This week we take a look at the lineage of the Barkley surname as it pertains to my family’s history.
Earliest Known Ancestor
Henry Moses Barkley, my 5th great grandfather, was born 1772 in Tyrone County, Ireland. He married Zelpeh Moore in Lewistown, Pennsylvania sometime around 1810. He died 24 Apr 1857, presumably in Jasper, Indiana.
Barkley Family Lineage
Jessica Marie Cole > Douglass Lyal Cole > Duane Lyal Cole (1929 – 1994) > Agnes Berniece Barkley (1911 – 1991) > John Charles Barkley (1884 – 1964) > John Calvin Barkley (1854 – 1898) > William Moses Barkley (1821 – 1899) > Henry Moses Barkley (1772 – 1857)
Wedding Announcement for Agnes Barkley
Items of Interest
- Agnes Berniece Barkley married Lyal Newton Cole on February 23, 1929 in Porter County, Indiana. Her wedding announcement in the local newspaper said, “Agnes Barkley Cole, Daughter of Charles Barkley, whose marriage to Lyal Cole, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cole of 551 Boundary Street was solemnized Saturday afternoon in Baptist church.”