Herman B Starnes

12 May 1895–12 February 1977 (Age 81)
Winona, Smith, Texas, United States

The Life of Herman B

When Herman B Starnes was born on 12 May 1895, in Winona, Smith, Texas, United States, his father, Monroe Starnes Sr, was 37 and his mother, Achsah Mae McGuffee, was 23. He married Eula Belle Shuttleworth on 27 December 1916, in Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Smith, Texas, United States for about 20 years and Justice Precinct 4, Smith, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 12 February 1977, at the age of 81, and was buried in Harris Creek Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Herman B Starnes
Eula Belle Shuttleworth
Marriage: 27 December 1916
Celestine M Starnes
Nelson Clay Starnes

Spouse and Children

27 December 1916
Smith, Texas, United States


    Celestine M Starnes


    Nelson Clay Starnes


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Age 22

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English (Sussex): unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Herman Stanus in household of Monrow Stanus, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herman Starnes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herman Starnes, "United States Census, 1930"

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