|Birth: ||Mar. 1, 1871|
|Death: ||Jun. 28, 1951|
Adna Starr was the daughter of George Miflin Dallas Starr & Mary Ellen Scott; she had the following siblings: Elizabeth Jane, Henry George, & Sterling Starr.
Adna married Martin Van Benge Sr., son of Samuel Benge & Lucy Blair, b. 1855, d. 1915.; they had the following children: Ruth Lela Benge b. Oct. 8, 1894, married Clarence William Madden; Leo Bennett Benge b. Jan 10, 1896 who was a rodeo rider and rode in the Madison Square Garden in NY City, NY; Charles Starr Benge b. July 29, 1900; and George Ross Benge b. 1903 (buried at Citizens).
She is listed on the 1880 Cherokee Nation Census: Illinois, 1850; Dawes Roll: card# 1812, roll# 4786 as Adna S. Benge; Miller Roll: Ft. Gibson, OK, ap# 12364, roll# 4853 as Adna S. Benge; Blood: 1/4 Cherokee.
Known as Granny Benge or Aunt Addie, Adna Starr Benge taught school for 30 years in the Ft. Gibson area.
Photo taken from the Muskogee "Phoenix."
George Miflin Dallas Starr (1844 - 1886)
Mary Ellen Scott (Starr) Gordon (1847 - 1938)
Martin Van Benge (1855 - 1915)
George Ross Benge (1903 - 1944)*
Elizabeth Starr Daugherty (1869 - 1914)*
Adna Starr Benge (1871 - 1951)
Henry Starr (1873 - 1921)*
Created by: Alice Huitt Preston
Record added: Mar 03, 2004
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