Henry Stark

18 December 1832–6 October 1910 (Age 77)
Rathkeale, County Limerick, Ireland

The Life of Henry

When Henry Stark was born on 18 December 1832, in Rathkeale, County Limerick, Ireland, his father, Andrew Stark, was 44 and his mother, Mary Teskey, was 37. He married Mary Stark in 1860. He lived in Noroton, Darien, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1917. He died on 6 October 1910, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Stark
Marriage: about April 1877

Spouse and Children




about April 1877
England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Teskey




    Catherine Stark


    Mary Stark


    Adam Stark


    Mary Stark


    William Stark


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World Events (8)

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 7

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

Age 31

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

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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Story Highlight

Using Classified Ads to Learn about Henry Stark’s Real Estate

By Thomas Jay Kemp January 17, 2018 My 3rd great-uncle Henry Stark (1832-1910) was born in December 1832 in Rathkeale, County Limerick, Ireland. His father died in December 1851 and nearly the enti …

Sources (3)

  • Henry Stark, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Stark, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Stark, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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