Kate Barker was born in Arizona Clark in Ash Grove, Missouri 0n the 8th October 1873 and her family called her ‘Arrie’. In 1892 she married George Barker, in Lawrence County, Missouri. The couple had four sons - Herman (1893-1927), Lloyd (1897- 1949), Arthur (1899 -1939) and Fred (1901-1935).
I never anticipated starting this article as a victim of crime. It’s no secret that the marked police Land Rover Defenderthat is based at Market Bosworth police station had all its doors and the bonnet stolen while it was parked outside the police station.