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Ida Lynda GROSS

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  • Name Ida Lynda GROSS 
    Born 07 Jan 1880  Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Ida Angeline GROSS 
    Died 19 Oct 1956  Gainesville, Alachua County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Forest Meadows Memorial Park, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Ida L. or Ida GROSS is listed in a household headed by her father, John H. or John GROSS, in the 1880 census of the 3rd Civil District in James County, TN; the family is listed twice in the 1880 census.

      According to the 1880 census, Ida L. or Ida was born in January 1880 and was then five months old. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN.

      (2) Ida A. STARNES is listed in a household headed by her brother-in-law, James H. STARNES, in the 1900 census of the 3rd Civil District of James [now Hamilton] County, TN. [The compiler believes that James H. STARNES was James Henry STARNES, Sr.]

      According to the 1900 census, Ida A. [Colonel A.'s wife] was born in January 1870 and was then 20 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were also born in TN. Also, according to the 1900 census, she had then been married 3 years and had given birth to one child, who was then living. [The compiler believes that Ida A. was Ida L. STARNS.]

      (3) Ida A. STARNES is listed in a household headed by Colonel STARNES in the 1910 census of Hobart, Kiowa County, OK at 230 Lowe Street. [The compiler believes that Colonel STARNES was Colonel Andrew STARNS.]

      According to the 1910 census, Ida A. was then 29 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1881. According to the 1910 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were also born in TN. Also, according to the 1910 census, she had been married 12 years and had given birth to six children, 4 of whom were then living. [The compiler believes that Ida A. was Ida L. STARNS.]

      (4) Ida STARNES is listed in a household headed by Colonel O. STARNES in the 1920 census of Hobart, Kiowa County, OK at 401 South Jefferson Street. [The compiler believes that Colonel O. STARNES was Colonel Andrew STARNS.]

      According to the 1920 census, Ida was then 34 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1886. According to the 1920 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were also born in TN. [The compiler believes that Ida was Ida L. STARNS.]

      (5) Ida STARNES is listed in a household headed by her husband, Colonel A. STARNES, in the 1930 census of Ward 2, Block 900, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK at 919 Northeast Eighth Street.

      According to the 1930 census, Ida was then 46 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1884. According to the 1930 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      (5) By a warranty deed dated September 6, 1929 and recorded on September 27, 1929 in Book 374, page 316, in the office of the Recorder of Deeds of Oklahoma County, OK, Annie B. HERRING, a widow, conveyed to Ida STARNS Lot 26, Block 3, Park Subdivision of Oak Park Addition, Oklahoma City, OK; such real estate was located at 919 N.E. 8th Street in Oklahoma City. In connection with that conveyance, Ida assumed and agreed to pay a first mortgage on such real estate in the then current amount of $1,095.80.

      On March 17, 1933, Ida STARNS and C. A. STARNS, husband and wife, appeared before a Notary Public in Norman, Cleveland County, OK, to execute a quitclaim deed to such real estate to Annie B. HERRING. That quitclaim deed was recorded on June 30, 1933 in Book 449, page 356, in the office of the Recorder of Deeds of Oklahoma County, OK.

      (6) A household headed by Ida STARNS is listed in the 1940 census of Norman, Cleveland County, OK. The official enumeration date of this household is April 1, 1940; the actual enumeration date of this household is April 25, 1940.

      Ida's household is listed at 910 Monnett Street [sic; should be Monnett Avenue].

      Ida is listed as a widow who was then 60 years of age; therefore, according to the 1940 census, she was born in about 1880. [Note by compiler: Getrude M. was really not then widowed; her former husband, Colonel Andrew STARNS, was then living in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK.] According to the 1940 census, she was born in TN. According to the 1940 census, her residence as of April 1, 1935 was at the same place as it was as of April 1, 1940.

      Listed with Ida is her son, Byron, a book store clerk who was then 27 years of age; therefore, according to the 1940 census, he was born in about 1913. According to the 1940 census, he was born in OK. According to the 1940 census, his residence as of April 1, 1935 was at the same place as it was as of April 1, 1940.

      Also listed with Ida is her daughter, Maurine CUNNINGHAM, a transcriber who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1940 census, she was born in about 1910. According to the 1940 census, she was born in OK. According to the 1940 census, her residence as of April 1, 1935 was at the same place as it was as of April 1, 1940.

      (7) According to the Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OK, February 15, 1948, p. 67, Mrs. Ida Starnes attended a reception held by the Oklahoma County Women's Democratic Club for the State Democratic Committee in the Colonial Room of the Huckins Hotel on February 15, 1948.

      (8) Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004:

      Name: Ida A Starns
      Death Date: Oct 1956
      County of Death: Alachua
      State of Death: Florida
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
    Person ID I73  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 

    Father John Harvey GROSS,   b. 15 Mar 1856, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Feb 1940, Birchwood, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Nancy Jane EARHART,   b. 29 Mar 1856, Bradley County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1928, Birchwood, Hamilton County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 24 Jan 1874  Meigs County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Family ID F749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Colonel Andrew STARNS,   b. 11 Sep 1873, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1941, St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1897  Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 09 Jul 1934  Norman, Cleveland County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) On June 11, 1934, Mrs. C. A. STARNS ("Ida"), as plaintiff, filed a petition for divorce from her husband, C. A. STARNS ("C. A."), as defendant, in the District Court of Cleveland County, OK, under case no. 12370. The law firm of Muldrow and Keller represented Ida, and C. A. represented himself, in the divorce proceeding.

      On June 11, 1934, the court entered a temporary restraining order against C. A., "restraining and enjoining the defendant from or in any manner interferring [sic] with the care and custory of the children or with the plaintiff, or from going to the house of the plaintiff and causing any annoyance or disturbance."

      On July 7, 1934, Ida filed an amended petition for divorce from C. A., in which she alleged:

      "That she is a resident in good faith of Cleveland County, State of Oklahoma, and has been for more than one year next preceeding [sic] the filing of this petition.

      "That the plaintiff and the defendant wars duly and legally married at Birchwood, Tennesaee, on the 10th day of October, 1897, and have since continued to be husband and wife.

      "That of this marriage seven children have been born to the plaintiff and defendant, viz; Rena [sic], age thirty-one, Melvin, age twenty-eight, Wilma, age twenty-six, Maurine, age twenty-four, Byron, age twenty-two, Lucile, age twenty, and Jeanett [sic], age sixteen. That Jeanett is in the care and custody of the plaintiff. [Note by compiler: Two other children, Earl and Glennie, were born of the marriage but died young.]

      "That the defendant has been guilty of extreme cruelty toward the plaintiff in that he has continually nagged at and abused her; that he has continually found fault with her and with practically everything that she has done; that on one occasion the defendant slapped and choked the plaintiff. That by reason of the facts hereinbefore set forth, defendant has made the life of the plaintiff unbearable; that he has kept her in constant mental strain and worry; that her health has been endangered; that she cannot continue to live with him as his wife,

      "Plaintiff further states that she and the defendant have a limited amount of personal property accumulated during their married life; that said. property briefly described is as follows:

      "Household and kitchen furniture.

      "Plaintiff prays that the court make an order awarding her the said personal property as part of the relief prayed for in this petition.

      "That the plaintiff is a fit and proper person to have the care and custody of the said minor child of the parties hereto, and that the care and custody of the child should be awarded to the plaintiff; that the plaintiff is entitled to an order of this court restraining and enjoining said defendant from in any way interferring with her or molesting her, and from interferring with her custody of the said child.

      "Plaintiff further states that she has always conducted herself toward the defendant as a true and faithful wife, and has given him no just cause or provocation for his extreme cruelty toward her as above set forth."

      On July 9, 1934, the court entered a decree of divorce which provides in part as follows:

      "The court, having heard the oral testimony of witnesses, sworn and examined in open court, and being fully advised of the premises, and on consideration thereof, finds that all the material allegations alleged in the plaintiff's petition are true, and that the plaintiff is entitled to an absolute decree of divorce from the defendant, by reason of the extreme cruelty of the defendant toward the plaintiff.

      "And the court finds that the plaintiff is without fault and that by reason of the acts of the defendant, and the fault of the degendant, plaintiff is entitled to a decree of divorce as prayed for. It is therefore, Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed by the court that the plaintiff be and she is hereby granted an absolute decree of divorce from the defendant.

      "The court further finds that the plaintiff is a fit and proper person to have the custody end control of the minor child of the parties hereto, namely, Jeanett [sic] age 16 years. It is therefore Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed by the court that the plaintiff be and she is hereby granted the absolute care and custody of the said child during her minority, and that the defendant have the right to visit said child at the home of the plaintiff at reasonable times, such visitations to in no way interfere with the custody and control of said child by the plaintiff.

      "It is further Ordered, Adjudged and decreed that the said plaintiff have and possess as and for alimony the household furniture, and the kitchen furniture; and the defendant is hereby ordered to convey the said property to the plaintiff, and it is further ordered that upon the failure of said defendant to execute said conveyance within five days from the date hereof, that this decree shall operate as such conveyance.

      "It is further Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed by the court that this decree does not become erfective until the expiration of six months from this date."
    Children 
     1. Earl STARNS,   b. 12 Sep 1898, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1898, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
     2. Glennie STARNS,   b. 21 Aug 1899, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 May 1904, Hobart, Kiowa County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [Natural]
     3. Rene STARNS,   b. 27 Jan 1902, Birchwood, James [now Hamilton] County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1961, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [Natural]
     4. Colonel Melvin STARNS,   b. 19 Mar 1904, Hobart, Kiowa County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1972, Norman, Cleveland County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Natural]
     5. Wilma Juanita STARNS,   b. 17 Jan 1908, Hobart, Kiowa County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1980, Oklahoma Memorial Hospital [now University Hospital], Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Natural]
     6. Ida Maurine STARNS,   b. 04 Feb 1910, Hobart, Kiowa County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Oct 2005, Lubbock Heart Hospital, Lubbock, Lubbock County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  [Natural]
     7. Byron Eugene STARNS, Sr.,   b. 20 Jan 1912, Hobart, Kiowa County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1956, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [Natural]
     8. Jennie Lucile STARNS,   b. 04 Apr 1914, Hobart, Kiowa County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1980, Indianapolis, Marion County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Natural]
     9. Evelyn Jeanette STARNS,   b. 17 Dec 1917, Hobart, Kiowa County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Aug 1974, Los Angeles County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [Natural]
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 10:41:16 
    Family ID F742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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