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Joseph STARNES

Male 1794 - 1857  (63 years)


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  • Name Joseph STARNES 
    Born 21 Oct 1794  Greene County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Nov 1857  Scott County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Pneumonia and inflammation of the brain 
    Notes 

    • (1) Starnes, H. Gerald & Starnes, Herman, Of Them That Left a Name Behind - A History of the Starnes Family, Baltimore, MD, Gateway Press, 1983:

      p. iii:

      LINEAGE OF AUTHORS & PRINCIPAL CONTRIBUTORS

      FREDERICK I (CA 1700-1774) AND MARY GOLDMAN (STARING) STARNES
      (Both born in German Palatinate)

      GENERATION 1. Thomas (ca 1734-ca 1818)
      GENERATION 2. Peter (ca 1756-ca 1830)
      GENERATION 3. Joseph (1794-1857) [The subject of these Notes]
      GENERATION 4. William W. (1815-1890)
      GENERATION 5. Melvin M. (1851-1935)
      GENERATION 6. Kelly J. (1896-1976)
      GENERATION 7. H. Gerald Starnes BS, MBA (1926-_____)

      pp. 239:

      Joseph Starnes (1794-1857), m. Sallie Thornberry. Issue:

      A. William W. "Billy W.", m. 1st 1837 Lucy Stallard. . . . , , m. 2nd 1849 Polly J. Bill [sic; should be Hill]. . . .

      B. Hiram K., m. 1st 1843 Mary Darnell. . . . , m. 2nd Peggy Carter. . . .

      p. 241:

      Joseph Starnes, d. on the Clinch River of pneumonia and inflammation of the brain on November 29, 1857 at age 63, 1 month, 8 days. Parents: Peter and Barbara Starnes. He was born in Greene County, Tennessee. Information given by Sally Starnes, wife.

      (2) A household headed by Joseph STARNS is listed in the 1820 census of Scott County, VA.

      Listed in Joseph's household are 2 free white males under 10 years of age; 1 free white male between 16 and 26 years of age; and 1 free white female between 16 and 26 years of age.

      Assuming that Joseph is the free white male listed in the 1820 census as then being between 16 and 26 years of age, he would have been born between 1794 and 1804, according to the 1820 census.

      Assuming that Joseph's wife is the free white female listed in the 1820 census as then being between 16 and 26 years of age, she would have been born between 1794 and 1804, according to the 1820 census. According to Starnes, H. Gerald & Starnes, Herman, Of Them That Left a Name Behind - A History of the Starnes Family, Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1983, p. 229, this person was Joseph's wife, Sallie THORNBERRY.

      Assuming that the other persons in Joseph's household are children of Joseph and/or his wife, those children would have consisted of 2 sons (which sons would have been born between 1810 and 1820. According to Starnes, H. Gerald & Starnes, Herman, Of Them That Left a Name Behind - A History of the Starnes Family, Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1983, p. 229, these persons were Joseph's sons, William W. and Hiram K.

      (3) A household headed by Joseph STARNS is listed in the 1830 census of Scott County, VA.

      Listed in Joseph's household are 2 free white males between 10 and 15 years of age; 1 free white male between 30 and 40 years of age; and 1 free white female between 30 and 40 years of age.

      Assuming that Joseph is the free white male listed in the 1830 census as then being between 30 and 40 years of age, he would have been born between 1790 and 1800, according to the 1830 census.

      Assuming that Joseph's wife is the free white female listed in the 1830 census as then being between 30 and 40 years of age, she would have been born between 1790 and 1800, according to the 1830 census.

      Assuming that the other persons in Joseph's household are children of Joseph and/or his wife, those children would have consisted of 2 sons (which sons would have been born between 1815 and 1820.

      (4) A household headed by Joseph STARNS is listed in the 1840 census of Scott County, VA.

      Listed in Joseph's household are 1 free white male between 15 and 20 years of age; 1 free white male between 40 and 50 years of age; and 1 free white female between 30 and 40 years of age.

      Assuming that Joseph is the free white male listed in the 1840 census as then being between 40 and 50 years of age, he would have been born between 1790 and 1800, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that Joseph's wife is the free white female listed in the 1840 census as then being between 30 and 40 years of age, she would have been born between 1800 and 1810, according to the 1840 census.

      Assuming that the other person in Joseph's household is a child of Joseph and/or his wife, that child would have consisted of a son (which son would have been born between 1820 and 1825, according to the 1840 census).

      (5) Scott Co., VA Deaths - 1857 <http://www.clinchmountainhome.com/Nickels/deaths5.html>:

      Name: Starnes, Joseph
      Cause: Pneumonia [and] information [sic; should be inflammation] of brain
      Place of Death: Clinch River
      Parents: Peter & Barbary Starnes
      Informant: Sally Starnes
      Death Date: Nov 29, 1857
      Age: 63 yr 1 mo 8 da
      Birthplace: Green[e] Co., Tenn
      Spouse: Sally Starnes
      Relationship: Wife
    Person ID I2779  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father Peter STARNES, Sr.,   b. Abt 1755,   d. Abt 1830, Scott County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Barbara Jane (STARNES),   b. Between 1775 and 1794 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah THORNBERRY,   b. 1797,   d. 1871, Scott County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1814  Russell County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hiram K. STARNES,   b. Abt 1820, Scott County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. William Washington STARNES,   b. 3 Sep 1815, Scott County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1890, Scott County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F1914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart