Francis Jesse Starkey

14 November 1867–6 February 1942 (Age 74)
Fort Russell Township, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Francis Jesse

When Francis Jesse Starkey was born on 14 November 1867, in Fort Russell Township, Madison, Illinois, United States, his father, Salathiel Starkey, was 38 and his mother, Caroline Lawrence, was 39. He married Fannie K Bowman on 3 December 1891, in Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wood River, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Bethalto, Fort Russell Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 6 February 1942, in Bethalto, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Bethalto United Methodist Church Cemetery, Bethalto, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Jesse Starkey
Fannie K Bowman
Marriage: 3 December 1891
Frank J Starkey Jr
Henry E Starkey
Elmer Mervin Starkey
Harry Nelson Starkey
Mamie E Starkey

Spouse and Children

3 December 1891
Madison, Illinois, United States


    Frank J Starkey Jr


    Henry E Starkey



    Harry Nelson Starkey


    Mamie E Starkey


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 8

In 1875 the voters of the county of Madison adopted the township system of county government.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Starkey in household of Caroline Starkey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frank Starkey in household of S Starkey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Starkey in household of Salathiel Starkey, "United States Census, 1880"

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