John Starr

John George Starr (1900 - 1976)

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John George Starr
Born in Aspen, Pitkin, Colorado, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Oct 2016
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Genealogically Defined

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Biography

John George Starr was the eldest son of Matej Stariha and Mary Kump who immigrated from what is now called Slovenia. He was born 25 Dec 1900 in Aspen, Pitkin, Colorado [1][2][3]The original spelling of his family's surname was Starika (German) or Stariha (Slovenian). This was changed when his father came to America.

Marriage

John married Rowena Mae Durand 02 Jun 1923 in Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, USA [4]

Children

John and Rowena had three children

  1. Margaret Starr[5]
  2. James Starr[5]
  3. Dorothy Starr[5]

Census

21st April 1910: Resident of Precinct 12, Pitkin, Colorado, USA. Aged 9. Living with parents Matt and Mary Starr and siblings Annie, Mary, and Lizzie. Place of birth recorded as Colorado. Attends school [6]

18th February 1920: Resident at 1034 E Cooper Street, Aspen, Pitkin, Colorado, USA. Aged 19.Living with parents Mateas and Mary Starr and siblings Mae, Elizabeth, Joseph and Florence. Occupation: silver miner. Able to read and write. Place of birth is recorded as Colorado. His parents place of birth are both recorded as Slovenia.[7]

1927: Resident at 1943 S. Pearl Street, Denver, Colorado. Living with wife Rowena M Starr. Occupation: Assembler.[8]

16 Apr 1930: Resident at Walace Street, West Riverside Township, Riverside, California, USA. Aged 29. Living with wife Rowena and children Margaret and James (the children are listed on the next page of the census) in a home he rents. Occupation: Machinist mechanic at a cement plant. Age at first marriage: 23. Not a veteran of any war. Owns a radio. Birth place listed as Colorado. [9]

1935: Resident at: Denver, Colorado, USA.[5]

1936: Resident at 1835 S Lafayette, Denver, Colorado, USA. Listed with wife Rowena M. Occupation: Machinist with Denver & Mach. Co.[10]

1 Apr 1940: Resident at 3133 Rio LInda Blvd., American Township, Sacramento, California, USA. Aged 39. Living with wife Rowena and children Margaret, James and Dorothy in a home he rents. Occupation: Mechanic at a mining supply store. Income: $2500. Completion of a high school education recorded. Place of birth recorded as Colorado. [5]

1945: Resident at 3133 Rio Linda Blvd. NS, Sacramento, California. LIsted with wife Rowena M. Occupation: Machinist, J R Reeves. [11]

Death

John died 23 Aug 1976 in Sacramento, Sacramento, California. [12][13]

Buried Sierra Hills Memorial Park--Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA. [14]

Research Notes

Emma MacBeath
John has no record of joining the World War I draft. Because his birthday is in December, it is assumed he was too young at the time of the draft.

I would like to find out why John moved to California and then back to Colorado for a short time.

Sources

  1. Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.
  2. Family records passed down to Emma MacBeath
  3. State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.
  4. "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KNQP-7LQ : 3 November 2017), John G Starr and Rowena M Durand, 02 Jun 1923, Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, United States; citing no. 12080, State Archives, Denver; FHL microfilm 1,690,137.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Year: 1940; Census Place: American, Sacramento, California; Roll: T627_280; Page: 30A; Enumeration District: 34-13. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls. Ancestry.com
  6. Year: 1910; Census Place: Precinct 12, Pitkin, Colorado; Roll: T624_124; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0123; FHL microfilm: 1374137. Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Image available at Ancestry.com
  7. Year: 1920; Census Place: Aspen, Pitkin, Colorado; Roll: T625_169; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 137. Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Image available at Ancestry.com
  8. Denver, Colorado, City Directory, 1927
  9. Year: 1930; Census Place: West Riverside, Riverside, California; Roll: 184; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0088; FHL microfilm: 2339919. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Image available at Ancestry.com
  10. Denver, Colorado, City Directory, 1936
  11. Sacramento, California, City Directory, 1945
  12. Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.
  13. State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.
  14. Find A Grave: Memorial #154114135
  • Find A Grave, database and images (Find A Grave: Memorial #154114135 : accessed 29 November 2017), memorial page for John George Starr (25 Dec 1900–23 Aug 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 154114135, citing Sierra Hills Memorial Park, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA ; Maintained by Emma McBeth (contributor 48370223) .


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