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Theodore Meral Starner
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1862
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1945
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of Johnson Starner and Luella Hinds.

He married Emma Meckes (daughter of Edward Henry Meckes and Amanda Schook) 24 Dec 1898 in Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., PA.

Children of this union were:
1. Leo S Starner b. 1899
2. Ada Starner b. 1901
3. Lila Starner b. 1903
4. Winifred Starner b. abt 1905
5. Margaret F Starner b. abt 1906
6. Theodora Starner b. abt 1909

After his first wife, Emma Meckes, died in 1918, Theodore was remarried to Emma J. (Cobb) Lee (daughter of Abner Cobb and Ruth Dilts) 20 Oct 1923 by Rev. W. E. Webster (Lackawanna Co. marriage license #2549, vol. 173). At the time of their marriage in 1923, Theodore was living on Whitmore Ave. in Mayfield, PA and was employed as a mason foreman. Emma was living in Orson in Wayne Co., PA.

Theodore was employed for 40 years by the New York, Ontario and Western Railroad as a mason foreman. He retired around 1937. He was a member of Jermyn Methodist Church and lived at Jermyn for over 45 years.

Theodore died at the home of his son, Rev. Leo Starner, 825 Green Ridge St., Scranton, PA and was buried in Valley View Cemetery at Montdale. (Obit in "Scranton Times", Thursday, August 18, 1927, p. 5; Estate file #865 Lackawanna
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  Emma Meckes Starner (1883 - 1918)
  Emma Jane Cobb Starner (1860 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Valley View Cemetery
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Feb 19, 2010
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Theodore Meral Starner
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My great Grandfather. RIP
- Susan Davies Laird
 Added: Jul. 17, 2013

- Reifinger
 Added: Feb. 16, 2012

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