Laurence Starkey

1565–8 December 1611
Wrenbury, Cheshire, England

The Life of Laurence

When Laurence Starkey was born in 1565, in Wrenbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Archer Arthurus Starkie, was 22 and his mother, Mary Bellott, was 24. He married Mary Macy in January 1588, in Wrenbury, Cheshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Wrenbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Laurence Starkey
Mary Macy
Marriage: January 1588
Lawrence Starkey
Margaret Starkey
Frances Starkey
Anne Starkey
Arthur Starkey
John Starkey

Spouse and Children

January 1588
Wrenbury, Cheshire, England


    Lawrence Starkey


    Margaret Starkey


    Frances Starkey


    Anne Starkey



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)

1569 · State Lottery

Age 4

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

Age 6

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.
1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 20

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a diminutive of Stark 1.2 Altered spelling of German Starke , written thus to preserve the second syllable.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Laurance Starkie, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"
  • Laurance Starky, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"
  • Lawrence Starkey, "Find A Grave Index"

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