Mary Estella Starks

1 December 1887–
Orange, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Estella

When Mary Estella Starks was born on 1 December 1887, in Orange, Indiana, United States, her father, David Starks, was 29 and her mother, Lavina Caroline Chastain, was 32. She married William Ollis Tarr on 26 June 1910, in Orange, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Orleans, Orleans Township, Orange, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Indiana, United States in 1953.

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William Ollis Tarr
Mary Estella Starks
Marriage: 26 June 1910
Lela Tarr
Viola Tarr
Edith Tarr
David Wilson Tarr

Spouse and Children

26 June 1910
Orange, Indiana, United States


    Lela Tarr


    Edith Tarr



    Viola Tarr


Parents and Siblings

    David Starks


    Lavina Caroline Chastain




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 19

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 31

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Stark .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Flilla Tarr in household of Ollie Tarr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Stella E Starks in household of David Starks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Starks in household of David Starks, "United States Census, 1900"

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