Starkey, Richard


Richard Starkey was the son of David Starkey and Margaret Rupert or Ruperd. David Starkey was born in 1775 in Cheshire County, New Hampshire. Margaret Rupert was born in 1775 in Pennsylvania. Richard was born on September 26, 1811 in Turbitt Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. Richard was called Dick or Dickey, as a child. Richard Starkey married Lydia Clause or Clouse in 1831 in Turbitt Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. The Starkey family moved from Turbitt Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania to Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Later the Starkey family moved to Marion, Linn County, Iowa. Still later, the Starkey family moved to Milo, Warren County, Iowa. The Starkey family’s final move was to Delhi, Delaware County, Iowa. Richard and Lydia were the parents of eleven children, of which we know.

Chrystina Starkey was the first child, born to Richard Starkey and Lydia Clause. She was born in 1833 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Her nickname was Chrystie, as a child. Chrystina married William Butler. We don’t know when or where they were married. William was known as Bill, at the time of their marriage. William Butler died in 1874 in Allen County, Kansas. He was buried at Iola Cemetery, Iola, Allen County, Kansas. Chrystina died on May 6, 1921 in Iola, Allen County, Kansas. She was buried at Iola Cemetery, Iola, Allen County, Kansas. Chrystina was forty five years old, when she died. Chrystina out lived her husband, William by about five years. We have no other information of the life, death or burial of Chrystina Starkey. William Butler and Chrystina Starkey were the parents of, at least eight children:
Lucinda Butler was the first child, born to William Butler and Chrystina Starkey. Her nickname was Lucy, as a child. Lucinda died in 1875? We believe, she died as a child. We have no other information of the life, death or burial of Lucinda Butler.
The second child born to William Butler and Chrystina Starkey was Charles Butler. He was called Charlie, as a youth. He died in 1922? We have no further details of Charles Butler’s life, death or burial.
William Butler and Chrystina Starkey’s third child was Mary Ellen Butler. She was, sometimes, called Polly, as a child. Mary Ellen married a man named Beahm. We don’t know his first name. We don’t know if she, and her husband were the parents, of any children. Mary Ellen was born in 1853. She died in 1935. Mary Ellen was eighty two years old, when she died. We have no other details of the life, death or burial of Mary Ellen Butler.
Lydia Butler was the fourth child, born to William Butler and Chrystina Starkey. Her nickname was Liddy, as a child. Lydia was born in 1859. We don’t know who she married, or when they were married. We don’t know, if Lydia and her husband were the parents, of any children. She died in 1945. Lydia was about eighty six years old, when she died. We have no further information about the Lydia Butler’s life, death or burial.
The fifth child, born to William Butler and Chrystina Starkey was Stephanie Anne Butler. She was born in 1866. Stephanie Anne married a man named West. We don’t know his last name. Stephanie Anne went by the nickname of Effie, as a child. We don’t know if Stephanie Anne, and her husband were the parents, of any children. Stephanie Anne died in 1936. She was about ninety years old, when she died. We have no other knowledge of the life, death or burial of Stephanie Anne Butler.
William Butler and Chrystina Starkey’s sixth child was Edward Butler. He was born in 1867. We don’t know who he married, or when they were married. We don’t know if Edward, and his wife were the parents, of any children. Edward was called Eddie, as a youth. He died in 1955. Edward was about Eighty eight years old, when he died. We have no additional information of Edward Butler’s life, death or burial.
George Butler was the seventh child, born to William Butler and Chrystina Starkey. He was born in 1869. We don’t know who George married, or where they were married. We don’t know if, he and his wife were the parents, of any children. George died in 1942. He was seventy three years old, when he died. We have no other details of the life, death or burial of George Butler.
The eight child, born to William Butler and Chrystina Starkey was Della Eva Butler. She was born in 1872. Della Eva was just called Eva, as a child. She married a man named Brown. We don’t know his first name. We don’t know if Della Eva, and her husband were the parents, of any children. She died in 1957. Della Eva Butler was eighty five years old, when she died. We have no more knowledge of Della Eva Butler’s life, death or burial.

The second child, born to Richard Starkey and Lydia Clause was Mary Anne Starkey. She was born on February 19, 1836 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. When Mary Anne was a child, the family moved to Marion, Linn County, Iowa. Mary Anne’s nickname was Polly Anne, as a child. Mary Anne married William Henry Beebe on January 17, 1856 in Marion, Linn County, Iowa. William’s nickname was Bill, when he married. William was born on January 24, 1831 in Canfield Township, Mahoning County, Ohio. William Henry and Mary Anne were the parent of nine children. He died on June 7, 1905 in Central City, Linn County, Iowa. William Henry Beebe was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Central City, Linn County, Iowa. Mary Anne died in 1921 in Central City, Linn County, Iowa. She was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Central City, Linn County, Iowa. She was eighty five years old, when she died. Mary Anne out lived her husband, William Henry by sixteen years. We have no further details of Mary Anne Starkey’s life, death or burial.

Richard Starkey and Lydia Clause’s third child, was Cyrus G. Starkey. He was born in 1837 in (We believe) Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Sometimes people spell Cyrus, Syrus. His daughter spelled it, Cyrus. He married Sarah Benson Mason on May 5, 1861 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. Sarah was nicknamed Sally, as a child. She was born in 1844 in Boone, Greene County, in the state of Missouri. Even before the Civil War broke out, Cyrus joined the local militia or home guard. Later, he became a member of the Regular Union Army. Cyrus fought in many battles in Missouri and Arkansas. He was a farmer, by profession. Cyrus was given land in Kansas, because of his Civil War service. He and his wife, Sarah moved their family to Severy, Greenwood County, Kansas. On June 27, 1879, the area was the target, of a bad thunderstorm. Cyrus was reaching out of an upstairs window, to tell the farm hands, to get the cows into the barn. He was stuck by lightening and died. Cyrus died, right there in Severy, Greenwood County, Kansas. He was buried in Severy, Greenwood County, Kansas. The child, Sarah gave birth to after her husband’s death, was named for her father, even though she was a girl. Her name was Cyrus Arvilla Starkey. Sarah was the mother of a number of small children, and then, has another baby. She was forced to give up the farm in Kansas, that they had worked so hard, to build up. Sarah moved her family, back to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. We have no additional information of the life, death or burial of Cyrus G. Starkey.

Rueben or Ruben Starkey was the fourth child, born to Richard Starkey and Lydia Clause. He was born on February 24, 1839 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. We don’t know who he married, or where they were married. We don’t know if Rueben, and his wife, were the parents, of any children. When the Civil War started, Rueben joined the army on the Union side. He fought in many battles. He was wounded during the war; but we don’t know how or where he was wounded. Rueben died on March 27, 1922 in Cassville, Barry County, Missouri. He was buried in Cassville, Barry County, Missouri. We have no further details, about Rueben Starkey’s Life, death or burial.

The fifth child, born to Richard Starkey and Lydia Clouse was Rushia Starkey. He was born on April 11, 1842 in Fairbanks, Sullivan County, Indiana. Rushia married Celica or Cecelia Fuzey in Fairbanks, Sullivan County, Indiana. We don’t know when, they were married. Celica was born in 1848 in Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. Rushia and Celica were the parents, of several children. He war enlisted in the Union Army at the start of the Civil War. He fought in several battles. We don’t know, of which military unit, he was a member. Rushia died on August 8, 1918 in Severy, Greenwood County, Kansas. He was buried in Severy, Greenwood County, Kansas. We have no other information of the life, death or burial of Rushia Starkey.

We believe that there were two children born to Richard Starkey and Lydia Clause. These children would be the sixth and seventh children, born to the couple. They were born in 1844 and 1846. We don’t know how they died. They may not have lived long enough, to receive names. We don’t know, for sure, where they were born.

The eighth child born to Richard Starkey and Lydia Clause was Hamilton Starkey. He was born on November 20, 1848 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. We don’t know who he married, or when they were married. Were don’t know if Hamilton and his wife were the parents of any children. We found two men, who fought for the Union Army, during the Civil War, with the name of Hamilton Starkey. We don’t know, if this Hamilton Starkey is one of those men. He died on February 23, 1907 in Albion, Boone County, Nebraska. Hamilton was buried in Albion, Boone County, Nebraska. He was sixty year, when he died. We have no other details of life, death or burial of Hamilton Starkey. Hamilton Starkey and Elizabeth Anne Michael were the parents of at least five children:
William F. Starkey was the first child, born to Hamilton Starkey and Elizabeth Anne Michael. He was born in 1874 in in Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. William was called Billy, as a youth. He died in 1880 in Manchester Delaware County, Iowa. He was a buried in Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. William was only fourteen years old, when he died. We have no additional information of the life, death or burial of William F. Starkey.
The second child, born to Hamilton Starkey and Elizabeth Anne Michael was Frederick Marrell Starkey. He was born on November 11, 1880 in Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. Frederick was known as Fred or Freddie, for most of his life. We don’t know who he married, or where they were married. We don’t know if Frederick, and his wife were the parents, of any children. He died in 1945. Frederick was about sixty five years old, when he died. We have no other details of Frederick Marrell Starkey’s life, death or burial.
Hamilton Starkey and Elizabeth Anne Michael’s third child was Angelia Inez Starkey. She was born on July 4, 1883 in Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. Angelia was called Angie, as a child. She married a man named Reynoldson. We don’t know his first name. We don’t know if Angelia, and her husband were the parents, of any children. Angelia died in 1952. She was sixty nine years old, when she died. We have no additional knowledge of the life, death or burial of Angelia Inez Starkey.
Charles Roy Starkey was the fourth child, born to Hamilton Starkey and Elizabeth Anne Michael. He was born in May of 1886 in Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. Charles Roy was known just as Roy, as a youth. Charles Roy died in 1903 in Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. We don’t know how he died. Charles Roy was only about seventeen years old, when he died. We have no further information of Charles Roy Starkey’s life, death or burial.
The fifth child, born to Hamilton Starkey and Elizabeth Anne Michael was Ernest Starkey. He was born in April of 1889 in Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. As a youth, Ernest was known as Ernie. We don’t know who Ernest married or where they were married. We don’t know if Ernest, and his wife were the parents, of any children. Ernest died in 1916. He was only twenty seven years old, when he died. We have no other details of the life, death or burial of Ernest Starkey.

Richard Starkey and Lydia Clause’s ninth child was Anne D. Starkey. Anne went by the nickname of Nancy, as a child. She was born in 1848 in Fairbanks, Sullivan Country, Indiana or Iowa. We don’t know who she married, or when they were married. We don’t know if, Anne and her husband were the parents, of any children. We have no additional details of Anne or Nancy D. Starkey’s life, death or burial.

Isaac Starkey was the tenth child, born to Richard Starkey and Lydia Clause. He was born in 1851 in Fairbanks, Sullivan County, Indiana or Iowa. We don’t know who he married, or when they was married. We don’t know if Isaac and his wife were the parents, of any children. We have no further details, about the life, death or burial of Isaac Starkey.

The eleventh child, born to Richard Starkey and Lydia Clause was Joshua Starkey. He was born in 1857 in Milo, Warren County, Iowa. Joshua married Hannah Lucinda Eschelman in Milo, Warren County, Iowa. Hannah Lucinda’s nickname was Lucy, at the time of their marriage. She was born in 1853. We don’t know where Hannah Lucinda was born. She died in 1934 in Albion, Boone County, Nebraska. Hannah Lucinda was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery, in Albion, Boone County, Nebraska. Joshua died in 1918 in Albion, Boone County, Nebraska. He was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion, Boone County, Nebraska. We have no more information of Joshua Starkey’s life, death or burial. Joshua Starkey and Hannah Lucinda Eschelman were the parents, of at least one child:
Arthur Raymond Starkey was the only child, born to Joshua Starkey and Hannah Lucinda Eschelman. He was born in 1884 in Albion, Boone County, Nebraska. Arthur Raymond was called Ray, as a youth. We don’t know who Arthur Raymond married, or where they were married. We don’t know if Arthur, and his wife were the parents, of any children. Arthur died in 1918. He was thirty four years old, when he died. We have no other knowledge of Arthur Raymond Starkey’s life, death or burial.

Richard Starkey and Lydia Clause moved their family from Milo, Warren County, Iowa, to Delhi, Delaware County, Iowa, after 1857. Richard Starkey died on April 20, 1885 in Delhi, Delaware County, Iowa. He was buried at the Upper Bay Cemetery, in Delhi, Delaware County, Iowa. His wife, Lydia Clause out lived him, by almost two years. We have no additional information of the life, death or burial of Richard Starkey.

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