William Knox Stark

5 October 1892–1930 (Age 37)
Missouri City, Fort Bend, Texas, United States

The Life of William Knox

When William Knox Stark was born on 5 October 1892, in Missouri City, Fort Bend, Texas, United States, his father, Francis Marion Stark, was 36 and his mother, Susan Josephine Hillhouse, was 38. He married Rosa Jane Slater on 19 May 1915. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Sutherland, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Routt, Colorado, United States in 1930. He died in 1930, in Yampa, Routt, Colorado, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Yampa, Routt, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Knox Stark
1892–1930
Rosa Jane Slater
1898–1979
Marriage: 19 May 1915
James William Stark
1917–1989
Francis M Stark
1920–
Josephine Ruth Stark
1922–1993

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 May 1915
children

(3)

    James William Stark

    Male1917–1989Male

    Francis M Stark

    Male1920–Male

    Female1922–1993Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1855–1912Male

    Susan Josephine Hillhouse

    Female1854–1942Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1874–1949Male

    Adella Stark

    Female1879–Female

    Katherine Stella Stark

    Female1880–1956Female

    Miss Stark

    Female1881–Female

    Male1889–1960Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 9

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 11

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from Middle English stark ‘firm’, ‘unyielding’, hence a nickname for a stern, determined, or physically strong person.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a strong, bold person, from Middle High German stark(e), German stark ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William K Stork in household of James W Slater, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William K Starks in household of Francis Starks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wm Stark in household of Francis M Stark, "United States Census, 1900"

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