Robert Stark

1861–
Leith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Stark was born on 3 January 1861, in Leith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Stark, was 38 and his mother, Agnes Spowart, was 31. He married Catherine Walker about 1883, in Leith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in South Leith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Robert Stark
1861–
Catherine Walker
1865–
Marriage: about 1883
John Stark
1884–
Isabella Stark
1889–
Agnes S Stark
1891–
Frederick Thomas Stark
1886–
Catherine Stark
1893–
Robert Stark
1896–
David W Stark
1898–
Edward Stark
1902–
Londac Stark
1905–
Marguerite Stark
1907–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1883
Leith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(10)

  • John Stark

    Male1884–Male

  • Frederick Thomas Stark

    Male1886–Male

  • Isabella Stark

    Female1889–Female

  • Agnes S Stark

    Female1891–Female

  • Catherine Stark

    Female1893–Female

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 7

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1884

Age 23

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 35

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Stark in household of Agnes Stark, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Robert Stark in household of John Stark, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Robert Stark, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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