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Mary Ann "Molly" Wagaman Stark
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1855
Carrollton
Carroll County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1936
Lamar
Barton County
Missouri, USA

The youngest child of Abraham Wagaman and Mary Walden, "Molly" married Oliver Adolphus Stark on 06 Jan 1874 in Carroll County, Missouri. Their first 3 children--Mary Belle, Olive and Francis--were born in Rea Township in Carroll County, and Oliver worked there as a carpenter.

In the fall of 1880, the Starks decided to move closer to Oliver's parents in Barton County near Lamar, Missouri. Molly, Oliver and their 3 young children packed their belongings and made the trip in a covered wagon.

Even though their older daughter had just turned 4, she later told relatives that she remembered how much she and her sister had enjoyed the bonfires her father made that were used by her mother to cook their meals along the way.

Oliver built the family a house once they moved to Barton County. Tragically, less than a year after their arrival in Lamar, the Stark's youngest child, Francis, died in the summer of 1881 when he was 16-months-old. Their next baby, Charles, was born in 1882, but only lived for 8 months. After that, 7 of the next 8 children born to Molly and Oliver survived.

Mary and Oliver lived in the home he built for many years. He was employed as a construction foreman for the Kansas City Southern Railroad.

At the time of her death due to complications resulting from an ovarian tumor, Molly was 81 years, 8 months and 15 days old. She was buried on 06 Oct 1936.

In addition to her parents, Molly was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver, who passed away in 1935.

Children: 4 daughters, 7 sons, 1 infant.

Mother of:
Mary Belle Stark Sturdevant
Olive "Ollie" Stark Skaggs
Francis L. Stark
Charles H. Stark
Aubrey A. Stark
Norvel Edgar Stark
Harry P. Stark
Eugene Oliver Stark
Ruby Catherine Stark Blatti
Infant Stark
Hugh Carlin "Pete" Stark
Helen June Stark Anderson

Molly's siblings:
James Jefferson Wagaman
John Calvin Wagaman
Thomas Harrison "Tom" Wagaman
Nancy Catherine "Kate" Wagaman Skinner
 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Wagaman (1804 - 1856)
  Mary Walden Wagaman (1814 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Oliver Adolphus Stark (1854 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  Francis L. Stark (1880 - 1881)*
  Charles H. Stark (1882 - 1883)*
  Aubrey A. Stark (1884 - 1979)*
  Harry P. Stark (1888 - 1965)*
  Hugh Carlin Stark (1896 - 1987)*
  Helen June Stark Anderson (1898 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Jefferson Wagaman (1835 - 1913)*
  John Calvin Wagaman (1838 - 1923)*
  Thomas Harrison Wagaman (1840 - 1932)*
  Nancy Catherine Wagaman Skinner (1843 - 1928)*
  Mary Ann Wagaman Stark (1855 - 1936)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake Cemetery
Lamar Heights
Barton County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Lynn
Record added: May 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52730043
Mary Ann Molly <i>Wagaman</i> Stark
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Mary Ann Molly <i>Wagaman</i> Stark
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Mary Ann Molly <i>Wagaman</i> Stark
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Hoping for a cure in the near future...
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 30, 2013

- Carolina Grave Hunter
 Added: Jan. 28, 2013
 
 
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