Mary Ethel Starbuck

Female15 April 1875–February 1944

Brief Life History of Mary Ethel

When Mary Ethel Starbuck was born on 15 April 1875, in Turners Falls, Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Robert Macy Starbuck, was 30 and her mother, Lucy Sophia Gough, was 27. She lived in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. She died in February 1944, at the age of 68.

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Robert Macy Starbuck
Lucy Sophia Gough
Robert Macy Starbuck
Bessie Gough Starbuck
Mary Ethel Starbuck
Carleton Starback
Carrie Hatch Starbuck
Laura Isabel Starbuck

Sources (2)

  • Mary E Starbuck in household of Robert M Starbuck, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E Starbuck, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Tarbuck + a prosthetic S-.

History: The Starbucks chain of coffee houses is named after the first mate of the Pequod in Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Melville deliberately used a genuine whaling surname from Nantucket. It was taken to America by Edward Starbuck, a man from Derbyshire, in the 1630s.

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

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