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Phillip M. Pickering

Phillip M. Pickering
birth: 13 Jan 1842 in Green Co. Tennessee to Jonathan Pickering and Jane White of Rheatown, Tennessee.
death: 19 Jan 1929 in Nevada, Tipton Co. Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Howard Co. Indiana

marriage: 16 Nov 1866 in Alto, Howard Co. Indiana
Prudence Elizabeth Jackson
birth: 3 Apr 1846 in Jellico, Campbell Co. Tennessee to Benjamin V. Jackson and Sarah Mary Ayers
death: 3 Apr 1937 in Nevada, Tipton Co. Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Howard Co. Indiana

Children of Phillip M. Pickering and Prudence Elizabeth Jackson:

  • Vilena Jane Pickering, b. 4 Sep 1867, m. Albert Miller
  • James Virlin Pickering, b. 23 Oct 1871, m. (1) Pearl Lizzie Johnson, (2) Della Fergeson
  • Charles David Pickering, b. 25 Dec 1875, m. Maggie M. Ferguson
  • Mary Myrtle Pickering, b. 2 Jan 1897, m. Harry. E. Farmer
  • Estella May Pickering, b. 14 Jul 1881, m. Fred C. Johnson

Ancestor Phillip M. Pickering Lived In:
Phillip and Prudence were both born in Tennessee but spent the majority of their lives in Indiana. All of their children were born and died in Indiana.

Other Information:

Phillip Pickering was ten years old when his family walked to Indiana from Rheatown, Tennessee. The family left Tennessee on November 1, 1852 and traveled for 27 days to Howard County, Indiana.
In the Civil War he enlisted with the Union Army, Company H of the 34th Indiana Volunteers and served all 5 years without any injuries. After the war, he and his brothers formed a club and sang at many rallies in Howard, Grant, Tipton and Madison counties. He was very involved in the Grand Army of the Republic.
Phillip and Prudence were the longest living Methodist in the county, and were honored in Tipton for the many years they served.

Submitted by:
Pamela Sullivan
Email: hurst_rare@yahoo.com

Emery Stark

Emery Stark
b. 5 January 1861, Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana, to Elijah and Elizabeth (Johnson) Stark
d. 24 December 1938, Savage, Richland County, Montana

He served in the Army three times: Sergeant, Troop F, 7th Regiment, 1881; Regular Infantry, 1892-1894; and Private, Company D, 22nd Regular Infantry, 1895-1899. He was a prominent figure as an Indian fighter in the Montana Territory.

Submitted by:
Willis H. Lowrey
Colorado Springs CO
E-mail: wlowrey846@aol.com

Calvin Stark

Calvin Stark
b. 17 December 1856, Ripley County, Indiana, to Elijah and Elizabeth (Johnson) Stark
d. 9 October 1939, Grant City, Worth County, Missouri

m. 5 February 1882, Ripley County, Indiana
Elizabeth Shook
b. 1861, Ripley County, Indiana
d. 11 March 1947, Grant City, Worth County, Missouri

Children with Elizabeth Shook:
• Callie L. (b. 1883) married Samuel A. Cloud
• Charles Edwin (b. 1884) married Zelma [–?–]
• Ross A. (1887-ca. 1960) married Rose Nutt
• Horace/Harvey M. (1892-aft. 1939) married Wildas Decatur
• Percy N. (1900-1971)

Calvin moved with his father’s family to a farm in Worth County, Missouri, in 1885. In the spring of 1887, he moved with his wife and child to Grant City. He was in the poultry and produce business.

Submitted by:
Willis H. Lowrey
Colorado Springs CO
E-mail: wlowrey846@aol.com

John Stark

John Stark
b. 24 December 1851, Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana, to Elijah and Elizabeth (Johnson) Stark
d. 17 April 1943, Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa

m. 5 November 1872, Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana
Mary Eliza Tyson
b. 18 December 1851, Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana
d. 16 December 1932, Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas

Children with Mary Eliza Tyson:
• Cornett Tyson Hamilton (1873-1961) married (1) Clara McManus, (2) Ella Mae Fike, (3) Eleanor Salome Barrell
• Curtis (1875-1940) married Lydia Groth
• Mabel (1877-1954) married Louis DeValois Butler
• Ethel (1879-1967) married Benjamin William Longenecker
• Herbert “Bertie” (1881-1969) married Lydia Agnes Stover
• Grace (1886-1961) married (1) Azro Dudley Hardy, (2) Louis C. Bauer, (3) James O. Rosillo
• Grey (1886-1969)
• Ralph “John” (1889-1895)

The family left Ripley County, Indiana, about 1876 for Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas. John Stark was a soldier in the Spanish American War and served in Cuba. He lived a number of years in the Soldier’s Home in Leavenworth, Kansas.

Submitted by:
Willis H. Lowrey
Colorado Springs CO
E-mail: wlowrey846@aol.com

Wilson Stark

Wilson Stark
b. 7 August 1849, Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana, to Elijah and Elizabeth (Johnson) Stark
d. 17 January 1895, Sullivan, Franklin County, Missouri

Wilson was a Methodist minister. His obituary states: “Wilson Stark joined the M. E. Church at Versailles, Indiana at the age of 15 years, and studied for and entered [–?–] of the Southeast Indiana Conference in May 1871. He served his church on several circuits in Indiana. He then entered the Missouri Conference about 1875 and preached two years, returning again to Indiana, where he labored faithfully, doing good work until 1888, when he again entered the Missouri Conference and was placed on the Maryville circuit, preaching there until 1890. He then went to the Indian Territory, working for the church until 1892. He returned to Missouri in 1892 and entered the St. Louis Conference and was given the Sullivan circuit, where he labored until ‘called home to God.’”

Submitted by:
Willis H. Lowrey
Colorado Springs CO
E-mail: wlowrey846@aol.com

Henry Stark

Henry Stark
b. 14 January 1847, Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana, to Elijah and Elizabeth (Johnson) Stark
d. 23 February 1935, Windsor, Henry County, Missouri

m. 31 October 1875, Osgood, Ripley County, Indiana
Minerva Ann Gray
b. about 1847, Osgood, Ripley County, Indiana
d. 24 June 1927, Aurora, Lawrence County, Missouri

Children with Minerva Ann Gray:
• Florence Start (1876-1957)
• Arthur M. (1878-1936)
• Elizabeth (b.1880) married D. W. Glasgow
• Eliot (1883-1884)
• Etha (1884-1952)
• Walter S. (1891-aft. 1935) married Marion Wentworth

The family emigrated in the fall of 1877 to Grant City, Missouri. In 1928, Henry moved to Windsor, Missouri.

Submitted by:
Willis H. Lowrey
Colorado Springs CO
E-mail: wlowrey846@aol.com

William Cornett Stark

William Cornett
b. 14 June 1844, Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana, to Elijah and Elizabeth (Johnson) Stark
d. 14 September 1919, Grant City, Worth County, Missouri

m. 10 January 1867, Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas
Mary Molly Dawson
b. 1844, Texas
d. 1910

Children with Mary Molly Dawson:
• Willard (b. 1870)
• Addie (1871-1930)
• Annie (1872-1935)

Submitted by:
Willis H. Lowrey
Colorado Springs CO
E-mail: wlowrey846@aol.com