Mary Elizabeth Stark

23 December 1866–31 March 1944 (Age 77)
Ripley, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Stark was born on 23 December 1866, in Ripley, Indiana, United States, her father, James A Stark, was 27 and her mother, Hester Ann Ludwick, was 21. She married Willis Eugene Newton on 21 March 1888, in Newburg, Jasper, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Hickory Grove Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States for about 30 years and Newburg, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 31 March 1944, in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Prairie View Cemetery, Gilman, Marshall, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willis Eugene Newton
1860–1927
Mary Elizabeth Stark
1866–1944
Marriage: 21 March 1888
Leonard Elijah Newton
1889–1981
Bertha Florence Newton
1891–1971
Hester Lois Newton
1896–1986
Baby Newton
1897–1897

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 1
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1878
Age 12
The Geographic Names Information System(GNIS) describes Newburg Post Office as opened as Newburgh 09/17/1878. Name changed to Newburg 12/01/1894 and discontinued 01/31/1954.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 24
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

Possible Related Names

Starkman
Starkel
Starkes
Starck
Starks
Starkweather
Strong
Starkey

Sources (21)

  • Mary E Newton in household of Willis E Newton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Stark in household of James Stark, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Newton in household of Willis E Newton, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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