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Ethel Leona (Starr) Millar (1916 - abt. 1997)

Ethel Leona Millar formerly Starr
Born in Fresno, California, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of [father unknown] and
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died about in Oregon, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Oct 2018
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Ethel L. Starr was born on February 15, 1916 in Fresno, California, USA, according to the California Birth Index database at Familysearch. Her mother's surname is given as "Pardes".[1]

Ethel Starr can be found with her parents John C. and Nona Starr on the 1920 US census for Fresno, Fresno County, California.

NameSexAgeMar/SingRaceRole Est Birth yearBirthplace Father b. Mother b.
John C Starr Male 23 MarriedWhite Head 1897 Kansas KansasKansas
Nona Starr Female 19 MarriedWhite Wife 1901 California California California
Ethel Starr Female 3 SingleWhite Dau 1917 California KansasCalifornia

Ethel Star can be found, at the age of 14 with her parents on the 1930 US census for Fresno, Fresno County, California, along with her siblings.

NameSexAgeMar/SingRaceRole Birth mo/yrBirthplace Father b. Mother b.
John Star Male 34 MarriedMexican Head
KansasNew YorkIowa
Mone Star Female 29 MarriedMexican Wife
Ethel StarFemale 14 SingleMexican Dau
Lela StarFemale 9 SingleMexican Dau
John Star Jr. Male 8 SingleMexican Son

Ethel Starr can be found at the age of 24 on the 1940 US census for Fresno City, Fresno County, with her 4 year old daughter, Sally.

NameSexAgeMar/SingRaceRole Birthplace Est Birth y.Residence on 4/1/1935
Ethel Starr Female 24MarriedWhite HeadCalifornia
Same Place
Sally Starr Female 4SingleWhite Dau California
Same Place
Ernest Martin Male 30SingleWhite Lodger California
Same Place

Ethel L. Starr can be found on the first class passenger list of the American steamship "Ancon" that arrived in the port of New York, New York USA on July 2, 1957. She is listed as a "round trip passenger" to and from New York. [5]

Ethel L. Starr married William D. Millar on August 20, 1970 in Los Angeles, California. Ethel was 52 years old, and William was 46.[6]

Ethel L. Millar died at the age of 81 on December 16, 1997, possibly in Lane, Oregon where she resided. [7]

An obituary for Donald Gutier, who died at the age of 72 on October 4, 2010 in Oregon, was published on October 19, 2010 in the "Clackamas Review". The obituary gives Donald Gutier's mother's name as Ethel Millar, and his sister as Sally Paul. Donald was born on January 17, 1938 in Fresno, California, indicating that Ethel was still residing there at that time. [8]



  1. "California Birth Index, 1905-1995," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 November 2014), Ethel L Starr, 15 Feb 1916; citing Fresno, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.
  2. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 December 2015), California > Fresno > Fresno > ED 20 > image 19 of 60; citing NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2015), California > Fresno > Fresno > ED 15 > image 45 of 85; citing NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002).
  4. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 October 2018), California > Fresno > Judicial Township 3, Fresno City > 10-30 Judicial Township 3, Fresno City, Brubaker Maternity Home > image 15 of 44; citing Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012.
  5. "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 October 2015), 8892 - Jul 1, 1957, AIR FRANCE FLT. 508SPL.-Jul 3, 1957, VARIG FLT. 850/02 > image 256 of 1560; citing NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 November 2014), William D Millar and Ethel L Starr, 20 Aug 1970; from "California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985," database and images, Ancestry ( : 2007); citing Los Angeles City, California, Center of Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento.
  7. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Ethel L Millar, 16 Dec 1997; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  8. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 October 2018), Ethel Millar in entry for Donald Gutier, Oregon, United States, 19 Oct 2010; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, ( : 2014); citing Clackamas Review, born-digital text.
  9. Unsourced family tree handed down to Sarrah Gutier.

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