Charles Starkey

1869–
Yates Township, McLean, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Starkey was born in 1869, in Yates Township, McLean, Illinois, United States, his father, William Porter Starkey, was 31 and his mother, Susan Webb King, was 20.

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Family Time Line

William Porter Starkey
1838–1921
Susan Webb King
1849–1939
Charles Starkey
1869–
Mary B. Starkey
1870–
Bertha Evelyn Starkey
1872–1929
Mable Starkey
1876–
William Ralph Starkey
1879–1946
Emma Starkey
1886–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

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.
1871

Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 31

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a diminutive of Stark 1.2 Altered spelling of German Starke , written thus to preserve the second syllable.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Charles Starkey in household of William Starkey, "United States Census, 1870"

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