Bert Stare

Brief Life History of Bert

When Bert Stare was born on 4 April 1884, in Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, Simon Peter Stare, was 41 and his mother, Louisa Spahr, was 37. He had at least 2 daughters with Emma M Atchison. He lived in Cerro Gordo Township, Piatt, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Nameoki, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 7 July 1950, in Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Cerro Gordo Cemetery, Cerro Gordo Township, Piatt, Illinois, United States.

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Bert Stare
Emma M Atchison
Mary Ruth Stare
Lois Irene Stare

Sources (7)

  • Bert Stare, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bert Strere, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Bert Stare, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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Name Meaning

Slovenian: from a derivative of star ‘old’, applied as a nickname for an old man or as an identifying name for an ‘old’ inhabitant, as distinct from a newcomer (compare Novak ).

English: nickname from Middle English star(e), ster (Old English stær) ‘starling’.

Altered form of English Stair .

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

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