On this date in our family history . . . the 18th day of September . . . in the year 1785 . . . Jonathan Barker is born in Medford, Massachusetts . . . this Jonathan is my 4th great-grandpa . . . from Google Books comes this excerpt from Genealogical and family history of the state of Maine, Volume 4 by Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs . . .