John's first wife documentation:
Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002 - Miller Co, MO - Pg 29 of 36 - ancestry.com
Lake, Minnie of Eldon, Miller Co, MO - under the age of 18
John R Stark of Eldon, Miller Co, MO - under the age of 21
14 Jul 1907
Eldon, Miller, Mo (residence of the bride)
John & Betty J Stark, father and mother of John R Stark and
Mrs H B Montjoy, mother of Minnie Lake
give their consent in writing to the above marriage
filed 15th Jul 1907
I checked John Stark's Death Cert - Missouri State Archives to insure this was the same John R Stark.
Death Cert #16126 - Father - John Stark / Mother - Betty Campbell Stark
Research by B K Johnson.
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