James David “Jim” Starnes

James David “Jim” Starnes

Acworth, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
Death 24 Oct 1939 (aged 81)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Cedartown, Polk County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 5190719 · View Source
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James David "Jim" Starnes

Occupation: Carpenter/Blacksmith

James married Amanda Jane "Jennie" Hendrix about 1882 in either Cherokee Co., AL or Polk Co., GA. [Their marriage record may have been lost in a courthouse fire.]

Funeral Notice:
Starnes, Mr. James D. - The remains of
Mr. James D. Starnes were carried to
Cedartown, GA., this (Friday) morning,
October 28, 1938, for funeral and interment.
Henry M. Blanchard Funeral Home,
1088 Peachtree St. N.E.
-The Atlanta Constitution

1900 Cedartown, Polk, Georgia
1910 Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia
1920 Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia
1930 Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia

10 Known Issue:
Kate "Katie Mae" Starnes Liles
Jane "Jennie" Starnes Ewing
Emily "Emma" Starnes Morgan
James David "Jim" Starnes Jr.
Infant Starnes
William "Claude" Starnes
Toliver Starnes [twin] (died young)
Carl Robert "Tol" Starnes [twin] (called after his brother)
Paul Watson "Poll" Starnes
Ralph Waldo Emerson Starnes

Note: Jim's parents are currently unknown. His father was reported as "D.B.Starnes" in Jim's death certificate. On census records his parents were recorded as born in Georgia, except on one census someone said "England."

Also note his obituary and death records report his death year as 1938, while his headstone uses 1939.

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  • Maintained by: A. Liles Hok
  • Originally Created by: James F. Thompson
  • Added: 5 Feb 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5190719
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James David “Jim” Starnes (11 May 1858–24 Oct 1939), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5190719, citing Jackson Chapel Cemetery, Cedartown, Polk County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by A. Liles Hok (contributor 48193156) .