Ebenezer V Stark

1842–6 August 1917 (Age 75)
Cole, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ebenezer V

When Ebenezer V Stark was born in 1842, in Cole, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Geary Stark, was 41 and his mother, Leah S Vernon, was 33. He married Armilda C Cary on 21 April 1870, in Cooper, Franklin Township, Miller, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Saline Township, Miller, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 6 August 1917, in Eldon, Miller, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Green Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Eldon, Miller, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer V Stark
Armilda C Cary
Marriage: 21 April 1870
Martha A Stark
Ella A Stark
Herman Montgomery Stark
Ada Cornelia Stark
Fannie Alta Stark
Elmer Stark

Spouse and Children


    Armilda C Cary


21 April 1870
Cooper, Franklin Township, Miller, Missouri, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Geary Stark


    Leah S Vernon




+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 18

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 21

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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Sources (3)

  • Ebenezer Stark in household of Thomas Stark, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ebenezer V Stark, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ebenezer Stark, "United States Census, 1900"

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