Marriage Record: A. F. Rials and M. E. Stark. 3 June 1888. Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA. A handwritten copy of the original record was owned by Anderson Franklin Rials. It is now in the possession of his great-grandson C. Simonds.
Family Bible owned by Anderson Franklin Rials (husband of profile subject). Bible is currently in the possession of Shari S.
Autosomal DNA: Close Relationship. A granddaughter (GEDmatch ID A257419) of Mary E. Stark has a predicted third cousin match at Ancestry.com with a second cousin once removed who descends from Mary E. Stark's parents. Other connections have been ruled out.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mary by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: