Sarah Starnes

1852–1920 (Age 68)
Union, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Starnes was born in 1852, in Union, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas R. Starnes, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Richardson, was 22. She lived in Buford Township, Union, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Gills Creek Township, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States in 1920. She died in 1920, in Union, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Arcola, Warren, North Carolina, United States.

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John Alexander McAteer
Sarah Starnes

Spouse and Children

    John Alexander McAteer



Parents and Siblings

    Thomas R. Starnes


    Elizabeth Richardson




    William Sylvanus Starnes


    John Gilbert Starnes




    Nancy Jane Starnes


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World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 1

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 18

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English (Sussex): unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Starns in household of Thomas Starns, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah McAtee in household of John A McAtee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah Starnes in household of Thomas Starnes, "United States Census, 1860"

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