Michael Stark

14 October 1733–
Falkland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Michael

When Michael Stark was born on 14 October 1733, in Falkland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Stark, was 24 and his mother, Elspet Miller, was 26. He married Margaret Storrar on 7 November 1763, in Falkland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in Auchtermuchty, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Michael Stark
1733–
Margaret Storrar
1742–
Marriage: 7 November 1763
Mary Stark
1770–1820
Jean Stark
1778–1804

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1763
Falkland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (4)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 69

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 82

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 97

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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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  • Michael Stark in entry for Mary Stark, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Michael Stark in entry for Mary Stark, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Michael Stark in entry for Jean Stark, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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