Mary Estella Starks

Brief Life History 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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Family Time Line

William Ollis Tarr
1886–1973
Mary Estella Starks
1887–
Marriage: 26 June 1910
Lela Tarr
1912–
Viola Tarr
1921–
Edith Tarr
1913–
David Wilson Tarr
1915–1986

Sources (9)

  • Flilla Tarr in household of Ollie Tarr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Estella Stark - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mary Estella Stark
  • Mary Estella Starks, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

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

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: variant of Stark , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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