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Ellison Leander "Elias" Starnes, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1863
Union County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1930
Mooresville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA

Ellison Starnes, age 21, of Sandy Ridge, Iredell Co., N.C. married M. E. Keziah, age 20, of Sandy Ridge, Iredell Co., N.C. The marriage license was issued on Jan. 2, 1884 in Iredell Co., N.C.

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Name E. L. Starns
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 03 Jan 1884
Event Place Sandy Ridge, Union, North Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 21
Marital Status Married
Race White
Birth Year (Estimated) 1863
Father's Name Ellison Starnes
Mother's Name Ann Starnes
Spouse's Name M. E. Keziah
Spouse's Gender Female
Spouse's Age 20
Spouse's Race White
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1864
Spouse's Father's Name T. A. Keziah
Spouse's Mother's Name Betsey Ann Keziah

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Name:Elias Leander Starnes
Titles and Terms:
Name Prefix:
Event Date: 08 Oct 1930
Event Place: Mooresville, Iredell, North Carolina
Gender: Male
Race (Original):White
Race:White
Age (Original): 67y 3m 22d
Birth Year (Estimated):
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1863
Birthplace:Union County, N.C.
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mattie Starnes
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Name Prefix:
Father's Name:Ellison Starnes
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Name Prefix:
Father's Birthplace: Union County
Mother's Name:Annie Kissah
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Name Prefix:
Mother's Birthplace Union County
Occupation: Farmer
Residence Place:
Cemetery: Fairview M E Church
Burial Place:
Burial Date: 09 Oct 1930
Funeral Home:
Informant's Name:
Informant's Name (Original): X
GS Film number: 1943025
Digital Folder Number: 4219870
Image Number: 1523
Reference ID: cn 8

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Name Elias L Starns
Event Type Census
Event Date 1930
Event Place Coddle Creek, Iredell, North Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 66
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Birth Year (Estimated) 1864
Birthplace North Carolina
Father's Birthplace North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace North Carolina
Sheet Letter B
Sheet Number 10
Household
Elias L Starns Head M 66 North Carolina
Mattie Starns Wife F 63 North Carolina
Arthur Starns Grandson M 7 North Carolina

Some of the other columns not shown above provide the following info:

- Grandon listed as Arthur - Arcelle Aaron Starnes was Lillie's son before her marriage to JD Smith. I think this record is of Arcelle and not Arthur as I can't find another Arthur in the family and the birth age is correct for it to be Arcelle
- Ellias Owns his home and the value is listed as 1000
- They were 18 (Ellias) and 15 (Mattie) years old when they were married
- They are able to read and write
- Their occupation is listed as "None"
- The census was taken on April 7, 1930 and Ellias died Oct. 8, 1930

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Elias Starnes
United States Census, 1910
Name: Elias Starnes
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: Coddle Creek, Iredell, North Carolina, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1861
Birthplace: North Carolina
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Elias Starnes Head M 49 North Carolina
Mattie Starnes Wife F 43 North Carolina
Luther Starnes Son M 19 North Carolina
Samuel Starnes Son M 17 North Carolina
Andy Starnes Son M 16 North Carolina
Lillie Starnes Daughter F 7 North Carolina
John Starnes Son M 4 North Carolina
Lester Starnes Boarder M 24 North Carolina
Cordie Starnes Boarder F 19 North Carolina

Some of the other columns from the census not shown above provide the following info:
- Mattie and Ellias were married 25 years and it was their first marriage
- Number of Children born to Mattie: 13 Number still living: 7
- Ellias and his 3 teenage sons are listed as working in the Cotton Mill, the sons are listed as Weavers and Elias is listed as Speeder Hand
- Number of months out of work in 1909: Samuel: 4 Andy: 12 (probably still in school)
- Samuel is listed as unable to read and write but having attended school
- Ellias - Owns his home with a mortgage
- Lester and Cordie are also listed as working in the mill as an employee and spools. They are Noah Lester Starnes (1886 - 1953) and Cordie Church (1891 - 1990). They had a son Leonard born in 1911 in Mecklenburg Co., N.C. They are distantly related.
- The census was taken May 3, 1910
- They are listed as living on Nesbit Row

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 Parents:
  Ellison Leander Cagle Starnes (1836 - 1865)
  Sarah Annie Keziah Kissiah Starnes (1833 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Elizabeth Kissiah Starnes (1863 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Nora Ann Starnes Paxton (1884 - 1950)*
  Lonnie Starnes (1887 - ____)*
  Lela Inez Starnes Moore (1889 - 1957)*
  Martin Luther Starnes (1891 - 1956)*
  Samuel Earnest Starnes (1893 - 1943)*
  Andrew Jackson Starnes (1895 - 1959)*
  Lillie Mae Starnes Smith (1903 - 1971)*
  John Isaac Starnes (1905 - 1956)*
  Jesse James Starnes (1911 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fair View United Methodist Church Cemetery
Mooresville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Lanie
Record added: Jan 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63777840
Ellison Leander Elias Starnes, Jr
Added by: Barbara Reid Ruiz
 
Ellison Leander Elias Starnes, Jr
Added by: Lanie
 
 
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