Paul Stark

5 January 1830–31 March 1921 (Age 91)
Annelöf, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Paul

When Paul Stark was born on 5 January 1830, in Annelöf, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Marten Toftman Stark, was 37 and his mother, Anna Martensdotter Dunner, was 35. He married Maria Mineer on 22 October 1858, in Landskrona, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 31 March 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Stark
1830–1921
Maria Mineer
1838–1885
Marriage: 22 October 1858
Elvira Martina Stark
1859–1860
Martin Stark
1861–1925
David Stark
1862–1864
Mariah Sophie Stark
1864–1864
Hilda Beatrice Stark
1866–1955
Ellen Jane Stark
1866–
Paul Andrew Stark
1868–1869
Hellen Elizabeth Stark
1870–1904
Lelli Ann Stark
1873–1875
Sarah Ingaborg Stark
1876–1900
Norman Mineer Stark
1880–1963
Eva Constance Stark
1880–1969

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 October 1858Landskrona, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 2
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 21
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    1863
    Age 33
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire) and English: nickname from Middle English stark ‘strong, sturdy; harsh, severe’ (Old English stearc).German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a strong, bold person, from Middle High German stark(e), German stark ‘strong, brave’.Czech and Slovak (Štark): of German origin (see 2 above).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Starkman
    Starkel
    Starck
    Starks
    Starkweather
    Starke
    Starkey
    Stork

    Story Highlight

    Life Sketch of Paul Stark

    Paul Stark married Mary Mineer (Mineur) in 1858. They had one child in Sweden, Elvira Maritna. In the year 1860, Paul and his wife and daughter prepared to join a group of other converts to the church …

    Sources (53)

    • Paul Stark in entry for Louise Cornell, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Paul Storks, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Paul Stark in entry for Raymand Miner Stark and Clara H Harvey, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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