James Franklin Starkey

3 December 1863–30 March 1926 (Age 62)
Maud, Colbert, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Franklin

When James Franklin Starkey was born on 3 December 1863, in Maud, Colbert, Alabama, United States, his father, David Longstreet Starkey, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Sally Ann Rutherford, was 40. He married Nancy Cordelia Hearn in 1887, in Colbert, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Colbert, Alabama, United States in 1870 and Beat 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States in 1900. He died on 30 March 1926, at the age of 62, and was buried in Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Franklin Starkey
Nancy Cordelia Hearn
Marriage: 1887
Callie Starkey
Homer Mortimer Starkey
David Starkey
Mamie or Minnie S Starkey
James Lee Starkey
M Emma Starkey

Spouse and Children

Colbert, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Alabama Ratifies the 13th Amendment

Age 2

Alabama ratified the 13th Amendment on December 2, 1865. The Thirteenth Amendment officially became part of the Constitution on December 6, 1865. Roughly 440,000 Alabamians born into slavery were freed and made citizens. However, loopholes in the law made this a slow process.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • James Starkey in household of Davies Starkey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J F Storkey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James F Starkey, "United States Census, 1910"

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