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Hiram Oakes Starns
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1894
Sherman County
Oregon, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1978
La Grande
Union County
Oregon, USA

Hiram was the second of 5 children born to Oakes and Molly Starns. His siblings were Herbert, Thomas, Stanley and Birdie. Herbert (1892) and Hiram (1894) were born in eastern Oregon. Then the family moved to Kittitas County in Washington State around 1895.

They homesteaded just 60 miles to the east of Mt. Rainier near the towns of Ellensburg and Thorp. Here his next two siblings were born. Thomas in 1896 and Stanley in 1898. Stanley died when he was 6 months old and is buried in the Thorp Cemetery. Birdie was born a year later. By 1910 (and possibly much before that) Oakes, Molly and the four children left Kittitas County and farmed in eastern Washington in Spokane County near the Idaho border.

By 1920 they they had all moved directly south to Summerville, Union County Oregon, near the city of LaGrande. The family lived on the farm they owned free and clear. Hiram eventually owned farms of his own. Hiram served in WWI. It appears he never married. 
Family links: 
  Oakes Benjamin Starns (1868 - 1952)
  Myrtle Estella Webb Starns (1874 - 1943)
  Herbert Sina Starns (1892 - 1974)*
  Hiram Oakes Starns (1894 - 1978)
  Thomas Chauncey Starns (1896 - 1979)*
  Stanley Starns (1898 - 1899)*
  Birdie H. Linette Starns Cantrel (1900 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Summerville Cemetery
Union County
Oregon, USA
Maintained by: Phyllis (Porter) Zegers
Originally Created by: Dan & Barbara
Record added: Nov 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44287364
Hiram Oakes Starns
Added by: Bonnie Monroe
Hiram Oakes Starns
Added by: Dan & Barbara
Hiram Oakes Starns
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Hiram is the son of my 2 x great uncle. Rest in peace.
- Phyllis (Porter) Zegers
 Added: Nov. 21, 2012

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