Sallie Watson Barker1,2,3

ID# 46, (1849 - 1904)
FatherChiles Terrell Barker4,5,6 (22 May 1816 - 22 Aug 1898)
MotherMary Louisa Hutchison4,7,6 (9 May 1823 - Aug 1909)

Key Events:

Birth: 22 Dec 1849, "Cloverlands", Montgomery Co., Tennessee8,9,10
Marriage: 29 Oct 1872, Benjamin Harrison Logan (10 May 1846 - 4 Sep 1888)11,12,13
Death: 11 Mar 190414,15
Burial: 13 Mar 1904, Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee16

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Sallie Watson Barker was born on 22 Dec 1849 at "Cloverlands", Montgomery Co., Tennessee.8,9,10
     She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Christian Co., Kentucky, in the household of her parents, Chiles Terrell Barker and Mary Louisa Hutchison.17,18 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Hopkinsville, Christian Co., Kentucky, in the household of her parents.19,20 She appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Hopkinsville, Christian Co., Kentucky, in the household of her parents.21
     Sallie married Benjamin Harrison Logan, son of Benjamin Harrison Logan and Martha Ann Rebecca Williamson, on 29 Oct 1872.11,12,13
Logan home about 1885. Sally and Ben on porch; Mary in foreground with Ledly on her right.

     Sallie and Benjamin appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Shelbyville, Shelby Co., Kentucky, enumerated 2 Jun 1880.. Their children Elizabeth and Mary were listed as living with them, The household also included six Black servants. They were Anna Freeman, age 35, a cook, and her 9 year old son Richard; Francis Davis, age 15, a nurse; and three farm hands - John Divine, age 25, Bill Muphy, age 26, and Spemcer Black, age 23. Anna also had three younger children in the household, Clara, age 9, America, age 4, and Lucy, age 2.22
     The farm she and her husband owned was managed by her brother Peter.23
     Her husband died on 4 Sep 1888 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.14,24,25
     After the death of her husband Sallie moved with her children to Christian Co. near her home place, where most of her siblings were living. She evidently operated a farm there, as she is shown as a farmer on the 1900 census.26
     She was named an heir in the will of her father, dated 1 Dec 1895, to receive several tracts at and near the property known as Bowman's Mill.27
     Sallie appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Christian Co., Kentucky, enumerated 28 Jun 1900. Her children Mary, Ledley, Benjamin, Nancy and William were listed as living with her.26
     Sallie died on 11 Mar 1904 at age 54.14,15 She was buried on 13 Mar 1904 in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, in the Logan family plot.16

Children:
     Children with Benjamin Harrison Logan:

  • Infant Logan28 (27 Jul 1873 - 27 Jul 1873)
  • Chiles Barker Logan28,29 (13 May 1875 - 21 May 1877)
  • Elizabeth Irvin Logan29,28,7,30,31,32 (19 Dec 1876 - May 1920)
  • Emmett Garvin Logan28,29 (4 Jun 1878 - 14 Aug 1879)
  • Mary Louisa Logan28,33,26 (30 Dec 1879 - 3 Jul 1913)
  • twin boy Logan28 (6 May 1881 - 6 May 1881)
  • twin boy Logan28 (6 May 1881 - 6 May 1881)
  • Ledley Lena Logan28,34,26 (5 Apr 1882 - 1 Oct 1954)
  • Benjamin Harrison Logan Jr.28,7,26 (25 Sep 1884 - 26 Sep 1956)
  • Nancy Barker Logan28,7,26 (16 Dec 1886 - abt 1968)
  • William Gordon Logan28,35,26 (4 Nov 1888 - Aug 1950)

Citations

  1. [S76] Logan Family Bible, marriage record shows name as Sallie Watson Barker.
  2. [S1064] Mary Logan Cobb, Certificate of Death, shows name as Sallie Watson Barker.
  3. [S1765] Chiles T. Barker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows name as Sally W. Barker.
  4. [S74] Meriwether, Meriwethers and Minors, pg 32.
  5. [S91] Martha Fenker, personal notes, a typescript copy labeled "Clipping from Hopkinsville Paper, August, 1898" citing Chiles Terrell Barker's will, shows her as his daughter.
  6. [S1765] Chiles T. Barker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  7. [S190] "Descendants of John Walton Barker and His First Wife Mary Meriwether."
  8. [S91] Martha Fenker, personal notes, note appears to be by Nancy Logan McIntosh, shows date.
  9. [S190] "Descendants of John Walton Barker and His First Wife Mary Meriwether", shows date, place, and state.
  10. [S1765] Chiles T. Barker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows age 7/12 and state.
  11. [S76] Logan Family Bible, shows date, with year as 1872.
  12. [S1184] "Kentucky 1851-1900 Marriage Index," Genealogy.com, record for Sallie W. Barker and B. H. Logan, citing FHL film#0465561 - 0465569, 0464806, shows date and county.
  13. [S190] "Descendants of John Walton Barker and His First Wife Mary Meriwether", shows date, with year as 1873.
  14. [S76] Logan Family Bible, shows date.
  15. [S4429] Sallie Barker grave marker, Greenwood Cemetery, shows year.
  16. [S4429] Sallie Barker grave marker, Greenwood Cemetery.
  17. [S1765] Chiles T. Barker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  18. [S637] Chiles T. Barker, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  19. [S1760] Chiles T. Barker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  20. [S1750] Chiles T. Barker, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  21. [S629] Chas. T. Barker household, 1870 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  22. [S394] Ben H. Logan household, 1880 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Kentucky.
  23. [S3369] Williams, Cabins to Castles, pg 26.
  24. [S7224] Green, Historic Families of Kentucky, pg 228, shows died at Hopkinsville some months since.
  25. [S4427] Ben H. Logan grave marker, Greenwood Cemetery, shows year.
  26. [S1687] Mrs. Sallie Logan household, 1900 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  27. [S91] Martha Fenker, personal notes, a typescript copy labeled "Clipping from Hopkinsville Paper, August, 1898."
  28. [S76] Logan Family Bible, shown under "children of B H and Sallie Watson Logan."
  29. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998.
  30. [S202] Meriwether, Meriwethers and Their Connections (1991), pg 153.
  31. [S394] Ben H. Logan household, 1880 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Kentucky, shows Lizzie as the daughter of Sally's husband.
  32. [S41] "Douglas - Meriwether Family."
  33. [S1064] Mary Logan Cobb, Certificate of Death.
  34. [S3122] Ledley Cobb, Certificate of Death.
  35. [S190] "Descendants of John Walton Barker and His First Wife Mary Meriwether", son added by hand.