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Researching Jane BARKER CLEAVER who married Charles CLEAVER, Sr. Married 1811 in London, England. Charles CLEAVER created Cleaverville in Chicago, IL.

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on 2010-04-29 13:45:33

Ladyjanne has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2010. is researching the following names: CLEAVER, BARKER, WRAITH and 2 other(s).

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by Carolab64 on 2013-03-23 13:19:01

See the Cleaver webpage by my fourth cousin Janice Buchanan.


Jane was the daughter of William & Mary Wraith Barker. I am descended from Charles Cleaver Sr. through their son Thomas Cleaver. Charles' father was Samuel who married Ann Harris.

The Barker family is said to have been from Westmoreland originally per Janice. Descendants of Wm. BARKER

1 Wm. BARKER b: Abt. 1762 in Hurstwood, Lancashire, England v.. +Mary WRAITH b: 29 September 1765 in Birstall, Yorkshire, England m: 6 August 1786 in Saint Peter, Bolton Le Moors, Lancashire, England extracted
.. 2 Jane BARKER b: Abt. 1788 in London, England d: 14 January 1871 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL.
...... +Charles CLEAVER, esq. b: 7 May 1781 in London, England m: 5 January 1811 in St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, England?St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Squ d: 1 July 1860 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL., bur Oak Woods Cem. #4290

I just found this http://www.denspages.co.uk/roots/names4.htm

Mary Wraith Barker was Jane's mother. She was the child of Rev. James Wraith.

His parents were John Wraith and Dorothy Nicholls.

Rev. Wraith:

Marriage: He married Mary Mann on March 26, 1755 in Birstall, Yorkshire.

Death: 1 May 1815 in Hampstead, London and was buried at St. John's Church Cemetary, Hampstead, Middlesex.

Occupation: Pastor

Children: 1. James... 1756... Birstall, Yorks. He married Betty Tassiker of Clayton Hall, Leyland. They moved to Blackburn.
2. Benjamin... 1758... Birstall, Yorks. He married Jane Simpson on 1 Oct 1782 in Bolton. He died in Liverpool in 1839.
3. Elizabeth... 1762... Birstall, Yorks...Married ThomasAinsworth on 16 Jan 1782 in Bolton.
4. Priscilla... 1763... Birstall, Yorks..She married Peter Cort on April 2, 1795 at St.Peter's, Bolton.
5. Mary... 1765... Birstall, Yorks... Mary married William Barker on 6 August 1786 at St.Peter's, Bolton.

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