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Rev William Henry Starr
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1801
Wilkes County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1864
Tyler
Smith County
Texas, USA

Reverend William Henry Starr was the son of Joshua Starr and Fenton Melear. He was a Methodist Circuit Rider Minister in Alabama, as were many of my Starr Ancestors. He was originally from Henry Co., Georgia, and moved to Chambers Co., Alabama in the late 1830's. After the death of William's first wife Mahala in 1851 he married Mrs. Mary Hawkins and by 1854 he and Mary were settled in Smith Co., Texas north of Tyler on Ray Creek. William owned 1,683 acres of land when he died in 1864. He is buried in the Starr-Hawkins Cemetery, where his grandson James Alva Knowles erected a monument his honor.

Children with Mahala:Williamson Bird, Frances E, James N, Mary H, Mahala Anne, John Wesley, Amanda Fletcher,Sarah Bird,Jane S, Henrietta J Quill, William and Thomas.

Children with Mary: Emma Eliza, Medora, Mary Eugenia Henrietta and John W Starr. 
 
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 Children:
  Williamson Bird Starr (____ - 1876)*
  Fances E. Starr McFarland (1827 - 1896)*
  Mary H Starr Floyd (1830 - 1902)*
  Anne Mahala Starr Browder (1832 - 1899)*
  Sarah Bird Starr Knowles (1836 - 1903)*
  Jane Starr McDougal (1838 - 1869)*
  Emma Eliza Starr Kidd (1852 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Starr-Hawkins Cemetery
Smith County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Robynne
Record added: Jul 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28648337
Rev William Henry Starr
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Rev William Henry Starr
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- Georgia Girl
 Added: Oct. 14, 2014

- Heather from VA
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Rest in Peace
- Robynne
 Added: Jul. 30, 2008
 
 
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