Tag: Grace Barkman


This Week in Chester History…

The piano students of Mrs. Basil L. Johnson gave a recital at her home, in 1937. The Mendham-Chester Tribune noted the following piano and voice participants: Barbara and Lorraine Weil, Jean Johnston, Muriel Conklin, Irene Hoffman, Jean Swain, Cyrilla and Grace Barkman, and Elizabeth Cowie.


This Week in Chester History…

In 1938, the Mendham-Chester Tribune ran the obituary of Mrs. Grace Barkman, who was 61 years old. She had been a member of the Federated Church, and was the widow of Jonathan Barkman. She was survived by her four children, Claude, Ralph, and Katherine Barkman, and Mrs. Christian Christensen. Her step-children were Uriss, Walter, and Mabel Barkman, and Mrs. C. Sharp Trimmer. She was interred in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.