History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa together with sketches of their cities, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and 641 biographies of representative citizens. Also included is a history of Iowa embracing accounts of the pre-historic races, and a brief review of its civil and military history.
Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.
Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.
In 1940 and 1943, a survey of everyone who had lived in Washington County, Idaho continuously for 50 years or more, was made by the Weiser American. These pioneer residents were especially honored at the Fall Festival held in the fall of both years. So far as is known, the list compiled by the survey is complete and perhaps the only record of its kind in existence.
(See Ghigau)-Bluford West Starr, born September 1, 1858 near Ft. Gibson is the son of Bluford West Starr born March 5, 1826 and died April 7, 1855 and his wife Margaret Ann (McDaniel) Starr who died July 4, 1866. Bluford W. having been left an orphan at such an early age struggled against adverse conditions and gained a creditable education. His dominant characteristics are honesty and integrity. He a farmer, stockman and Mason. He married on November 10, 1887 Jessie Adel the daughter of Charles and Marion M. Hutch;, born Aug. 29, 1865 in Dane Co., Wisconsin. They are the
Person Interviewed: Milton Starr Date of Birth: February 24, 1858 I was born a slave, but was not treated like other slaves and my folks never told me anything about slavery. So there is very little I can tell of those days. My birthplace was in the old Flint District of the Cherokee Nation; the nearest town was Russellville, Arkansas, and the farm was owned by Jerry Starr, half-breed Cherokee, who was my master and father. They told me I was born February 24, 1858, right in my master’s house, and when I was a baby had the care of
(See Adair and Ghigau) Trixie, daughter of Ezekial Eugene and Margaret E. Starr, was born at Tahlequah June 24, 1892; and was educated in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Her Cherokee name is Ah-na-hi Noxie. She is a member of the Methodist, church and the Eastern Star order. She is a clerk in the office of the Commissioner of the Five Civilized Tribes. Ezekial Eugene Starr was the son of George Harlan and Nannie (Bell) Starr. George Harlan Starr, the Grandfather of Miss Trixie was the son of Kaleb and Nannie (Harlan) Starr. Ezekial Eugene Starr was treasurer of the Cherokee Nation and
(See Ghigau and Adair) George Harlan Starr married Nannie Bell and they were the parents of Ezekial Eugene Starr who married Margaret, the daughter of Caleb and Lucinda (Griffin) Starr. Ezekial E. and Margaret Starr were the parents of Charles Lucien, Eldee, Mary Bell, Joel Mayes, Caroline Lucinda, Trixie, and EzekialBlake Starr. Charles Lucien Starr married Amy Benge; Mary Bell Starr married Albert Moore Campbell; Joel Mayes Starr married Caroline Ferguson; and Caroline Lucinda Starr married James Robert Wyly. Eldee Starr was educated in the Female Seminary and the Forest Park University in St. Louis, Missouri, graduating from both institutions.
(See Ghigau, Sanders, Adair and Gosaduisga) Edward Bruce, son of Joseph McMinn and Delilah (Adair) Starr, was born April 2, 1850, and married Rachel Pauline Henry. His death occurred on May 18, 1882. They were the parents of: Ida Martha, born October 6, 1874; Archibald Noon, born June 3, 1877, and Susan Delilah Starr, born April 3, 1880. The middle name, Noon, in Mr. Starr’s name is from the Cherokee name “noona”, meaning potato. He married in July, 1897, Mary Pauline Terrell, born April 13, 1880; and they were the parents of: Thomas Andrew, Toney Bryan, and Edward Bruce Starr.
(See Grant and Ghigau)-Ellis Bean, son of Thomas and Catherine (Reese) Starr, was born May 10, 1843. He served the Confederacy in Captain John Porum Davis’ company, and later in Captain Ephriam Martin Adair’s company. He married February 28, 1877, Fannie Griffin, born January 1, 1855. He died April 24, 18.96. They were the parents of Thomas Bruce, born September 15, 1885; Mary Bunch, born November 3, 1888; Eliza Cherokee, born December 15, 1890, and Margaret Bird Starr, born February 5, 1895. Mr. Starr was at the time of his death, credited with being one of the wealthiest cattle men