ID# 1445, (1850 - 1923)
- Father: Robert F. Lester2,4 b. 10 Aug 1819, d. 24 May 1900
- Mother: Virginia Jordan4 b. 23 Dec 1825, d. 21 Oct 1911
- Born: 26 Nov 1850 in Virginia.2,4
- Married: Charles Edward Barker 26 Nov 1885 in Petersburg, Virginia.3,5,4
- Died: 2 Dec 1923 in Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.2,3
- Buried: 4 Dec 1923 in Clarksville.2
Children with Charles Edward Barker:
- Deborah Anne Cobb Freeman. Family file "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, by e-mail 31 Jul 1998.
- Mrs. Mary F. Barker, Certificate of Death, State Board of Health State of Tennessee.
- Clarksville, Tennessee. Greenwood Cemetery. Mary F. Lester grave marker.
- Kentucky. Christian Co.. 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T623-515. Washington: National Archives.
- Minor Meriwether, Lineage of the Meriwethers and the Minors from Colonial Times. St. Louis: Nixon-Jones Printing Co., 1895.
- "Descendants of John Walton Barker and His First Wife Mary Meriwether", Typescript of Pencil Notes of Mary L. Cloud, August 1935. Currently held by Nancy Fenker Reigel, Boone, North Carolina.
- "Douglas - Meriwether Family", Family Tree. Currently held by Nancy Fenker Reigel, Boone, North Carolina.
- Clarksville, Tennessee. Greenwood Cemetery. Mary Lester Barker grave marker.