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John W. Stark


John W. Stark was the son of James Stark, wife unknown.
He was born in Robertson County TN. He came with his father James to the Laclede County MO area.

.Rachael Casebolt, first wife of John W. Stark, was the daughter of Thomas M. and Christina Casebolt.
She was born April 26, 1810 and died Nov. 15, 1830.

Susan C. Dickerson, third wife of John W. Stark, was born circa 1821 TN and died 1870-80 Hickory County MO.

Marion5 T.(Todd?) Stark died Jan. 26, 1865 Hickory County MO of consumption after being furloughed home from the Confederate Army for disease.

Albert5 A. Stark died circa 1863 as a Confederate soldier in camp of disease.

James Stark was born in Newberry County SC and moved with his father Thomas to Robertson County TN. He settled in 1818 on the Gasconade River in what is now Laclede County MO.

James Stark was the son of Thomas Stark and wife Rachel.
Thomas Stark was born in Stafford County VA. He lived in Loudoun County VA until 1768 when he received a Land Grant in Newberry County South Carolina. He lived in Newberry County until about 1788 when he moved to Robertson County TN where he died in 1802.

Thomas Stark was the son of James Stark who was living in Stafford County VA by 1724 when he appears on the Tobacco Tenders List in Overwharton Parish in the area where he and his family lived. He died there in 1754. His wife was Elizabeth Thornton.

This family has been extensively researched and the information published in 1985 in a three volume book entitled "James Stark of Stafford County Virginia And His Decendants" by Mary Kathryn Harris and Iva Jean Jorgensen

This book is now in the hands of many Stark descendants and in several libraries including:

The Virginia State Library

The LDS Library in Salt Lake City where it has been microfilmed and available to their branch libraries.

The Public Library in Memphis, TN.

The Public Library in Houston, TX.

The Public Library in Fort Worth, TX.,

For more information, E-Mail Mary Kathryn Harris.