Barker, Davis Robert
Barker, Davis Robert a Congregational minister, was born in Hope, Me., July 16, 1813. He graduated from the Oberlin Theological Seminary in 1843, and was immediately ordained as an evangelist. In the same year he became acting pastor of the churches in Johnston and Fowler, O. From 1845 to 1847 he served the churches in Canfield and Boardman; from 1847 to 1864 was with the churches of Mercer and West Lackawannock, Pa., alternating with East Salem and Greenville, exchanging the two latter for Millbrook after Feb. 18, 1857; and from 1864 to 1869 served the churches at Randolph and Townville, Pa. In 1869 he began pastoral work at College Springs, Ia., where he was installed Oct. 17, 1870, and where he died, Oct. 22, 1875. See Cong. Quarterly, 1876, p. 420.