Rebecca Vernon

30 January 1832–23 April 1900 (Age 68)
Cole, Missouri, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Vernon was born on 30 January 1832, in Cole, Missouri, United States, her father, Jeremiah T Vernon, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Rebecca Stark, was 23. She married Richard Calvin Starling on 16 April 1848, in Miller, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Saline Township, Miller, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 April 1900, at the age of 68, and was buried in Olean, Miller, Missouri, United States.

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Richard Calvin Starling
Rebecca Vernon
Marriage: 16 April 1848
Mary E Starling
Susan E Starling
Nancy Jane Starling
Eliza R Starling
William Henry Starling
James P Starling
Martha Matilda Starling
Amanda M Starling
Thomas Marion Starling

Spouse and Children

16 April 1848
Miller, Missouri, United States


    Mary E Starling


    Susan E Starling


    Nancy Jane Starling


    William Henry Starling


    James P Starling


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Polly Vernon


    Nancy Vernon


    Wilburn Robert Vernon


    Sarah Sally Vernon


    Charity Vernon


+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 2

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 28

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Vernon in Eure, France, named from the Gaulish element ver(n) ‘alder’ + the Gallo-Roman locative suffix -o (genitive -ōnis).2 French: habitational name from the same place as in 1 or from any of numerous other places in France with the same name and etymology.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Starling in household of Richard Starling, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca Starling in household of Richard C Starling, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca Starling in household of Calvin Starling, "United States Census, 1880"

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