Rachel Katherine "Kate" Starnes

Brief Life History of Rachel Katherine "Kate"

Rachel Katherine "Kate" Starnes was born in June 1858, in South Carolina, United States. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Thomas Mason Starnes. She lived in Fort Mill Township, York, South Carolina, United States in 1900 and Fort Mill, York, South Carolina, United States in 1920.

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Thomas Mason Starnes
Rachel Katherine "Kate" Starnes
Andrew Russell Starnes
Minnie Alice Starnes

Sources (6)

  • Rachael C. Starnes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Garris - Published information: birth-name: Jane Garris
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Garris - Individual or family possessions: death: about 1792; Duplin, North Carolina, United States

World Events (8)


In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stearns .

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

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