West Virginia Pioneers

Henry Starcher, Jr

Male 1834 - 1915  (81 years)


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  • Name Henry Starcher, Jr 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 1834  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Mar 1915  Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I59333  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father Adam Starcher,   b. Abt 1801, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1881  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Phebe Coger,   b. Abt 1805, Franklin County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1899  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1828  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 8/23/1828
      Place: Kanawha
      Adam Starcher & Phebe Cogen

      1850 Dist 17, Gilmer, VA # 258 all born Va
      Adam Starcher 48
      Phebe 49
      Sally 20
      Thomas 18
      Jacob 16
      William 14
      Henry 12
      Peter 10
      John 5
      Polly 4
      Elizabeth 2

      1860 Calhoun, VA # 965
      Adam Starcher 59 Harrison Co, VA
      Phebe 53/55? Franklin Co, VA
      Thomas 25 Kanawha Co
      William 23 ""
      Henry 21 ""
      Peter 19 " "
      Jehu 16 " "
      Mary 14 " "
      Elizabeth 12 " "
      Eliza Hainz 21 " "
      Albert Townsend 18 " "
      #959 - is this a totally different man or did they list him twice?
      Henry Starcher 21 Kanawha Co
      Sarah E 14 Tyler Co
      Next is Jacob Slider, possibly her father
      20 Oct 1859, married Sarah Elizabeth Slider

      1870 Lee, Calhoun, WV
      STARCHER, 358
      Adam...68..Farmer...$2000...VA
      Phebe...60...Keeping House...VA
      Amos HOUCHIN...16...Farm Laborer...VA
      John W. BAILEY...21...Farm Laborer...VA

      1880 Lee, Calhoun, WV
      STARCHER, L014
      Adam...WM...78...Farmer...VA...VA...VA
      Phebe...WF...74...Wife...Keeping House...VA...VA...VA
      Rueben Gum...WM...30...Laborer...Wks on Farm...VA...VA...VA

      GIBSON CEMETERY
      Lee District

      Located north of Arnoldsburg on the West Fork of the little Kanawha on the old Adam Starcher Farm, Route 18, Altizer.

      Phoebe Starcher - 6 Jan 1814 - 13 Feb 1899
      Adam Starcher- 25 Dec 1808 - 8 Feb 1881

      According to census, birth year is incorrect for both of them.
    Family ID F15996  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Sarah Elizabeth Slider,   b. Abt 1845, Tyler County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 20 Oct 1859 
    Notes 

    • 1860 Calhoun, VA #959
      Henry Starcher 21 Kanawha Co
      Sarah E 14 Tyler Co
      Next is Jacob Slider, possibly her father

      1870 Lee, Calhoun, WV # 322
      Starcher, Henry Jr 25 VA
      Matilda 25 Va
      Lemuel 8 VA
      Marietta 4 WV
      Cora Lee 1 WV

      1880 Lee, Calhoun, WV #2
      Starcher, Henry F 31 VA VA VA
      Matilda 32 VA VA VA
      Lemuel 19 son VA
      Mary E 14 da WV
      Cory L 11 da WV
      Adam 9 son WV
      Indiana 8 da WV
      Roena 4 da WV
      Lucretia 8/12 Sept da WV

      20 Oct 1859, married Sarah Elizabeth Slider
    Children 
    +1. Lemuel Starcher,   b. Nov 1861, Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1939, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     2. Peter Starcher,   b. 15 May 1864,   d. 18 Apr 1865  (Age 0 years)
     3. Mary Etta Starcher,   b. Abt 1866, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F17480  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Matilda Jane Greathouse,   b. 20 Jan 1845, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1927, Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1867  Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • WV Marriages 1863-1900
      HENRY STARCHER MATILDA GREATHOUSE 29 Jun 1867 Calhoun WV

      Marriage Record
      Date: 29 Jun 1867
      Place: Calhoun, West Virginia
      Henry Starcher, 27, wid, Gilmer Co, VA; Calhoun Co, WV; Adam & Phoebe Starcher
      Matilda Greathouse, 23, Gilmer Co, VA; Calhoun Co, WV; F. unknown, mother Sally Nutter

      1870 Lee, Calhoun, WV # 322
      Starcher, Henry Jr 25 VA
      Matilda 25 Va
      Lemuel 8 VA
      Marietta 4 WV
      Cora Lee 1 WV

      1880 Lee, Calhoun, West Virginia
      Starcher, Henry Jr. 39 VA VA VA
      Matilda 32 wife VA VA VA
      Lemuel 19 son VA VA VA
      Mary E. 14 dau WV VA VA
      Cory L. 11 dau WV VA VA
      Adam 9 son WV VA VA
      Indianna 8 dau WV VA VA
      Roina 4 dau WV VA VA
      Lucretia 8/12 dau WV VA VA

      1900 Center, Calhoun, WV all wVWVWV
      Mincune, Timothy 8/1858 m 11y
      Matilda 1/1846 m 11y8-6 children
      Starcher, Luchy ? 9/1878 age 20
      Another name that I can't read 4/1884 age 15
      Mccune, Sherly gs 8/1899
      Indexed:
      Timothy Minecure 41
      Matilda Minecure 54
      Lucky Starcher 20
      Leke ??El 15
      Sherly McCune 9.12

      1910 Center, Calhoun, WV #52
      McCune, Timothy 50 m 1- 23y
      Matilda 60 m1- 23y 8-6 children
      Starcher, Lucretia sd 29 S 3-3 children
      Shirley gs 11
      Pearl gd 6
      Harley gs 3

      1920 Center, Calhoun, WV # 140 all wVWVWV
      McCune, Timothy 60 m
      Matilda 74 m
      Shirley son 19 m
      Pearl da 16 m
      Rosey da 17 s
      Harley son 12 s
    Children 
    +1. Cora Lee Starcher,   b. 29 Jul 1869, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937  (Age 67 years)
    +2. Adam Starcher,   b. 1873, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 74 years)
     3. Indiana Starcher,   b. Abt 1872, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Roena Starcher,   b. Abt 1876, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Lucretia Starcher,   b. 1 Oct 1879, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Loverna Starcher,   b. 2 Mar 1881,   d. 2 Mar 1881  (Age 0 years)
     7. Lavinia Starcher,   b. 6 Oct 1882,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Levi Poe Starcher,   b. Mar 1884,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F15992  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Minnora Jane Lanham,   b. 9 Mar 1863, Wilkesville, Vinton Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1926, Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1886  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Notes 

    • Roane Co marriage
      Henry Starcher 40 (w) res Roane
      Nora Lanham, 24, Vinton co, OH, Roand 8/2/1886

      1900 Lee, Calhoun, WV # 215-217
      Starcher, Henry 2/1845 55 m 13y
      Nora J wife 3/1863 37 m 13y 6-6 children
      Dona M da 8/1884
      Henry H son 2/1886
      Jahu son 5/1888
      Lihu F son 8/1890
      Russel P son 9/1892
      Ina N da 6/1897

      1910 Lee, Calhoun, WV #110-115
      Starcher, Henry 77 m3- 25y WV
      Norah 48 m1- 25y 5-5 children OH
      Lihew son 19
      Ina da 13
      Mace, Ray, lodger 4
    Children 
    +1. Idona M Starcher,   b. Aug 1884, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Henry Harrison Starcher,   b. 23 Feb 1886, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1967, Van Buren Co, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +3. Jehu Poe Starcher,   b. 11 May 1888, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1959, Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +4. Lihu B Starcher,   b. Aug 1890, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Russell P Starcher,   b. Sep 1892, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Ina Nell Starcher,   b. Jun 1897, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960  (Age ~ 62 years)
    Family ID F15998  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1834 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Aug 1886 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Census.

    2. [S656] Robert Johnston.

    3. [S2] Marriage Records, Kanawha Co, WV.

    4. [S430] West Virginia Marriage Records 1863-1900.

    5. [S587] Tammy Sampson.

    6. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.