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James Stark

James Stark
b. 19 April 1839, Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana, to Elijah and Elizabeth (Johnson) Stark
d. 15 July 1921, Newburg, Jasper County, Iowa

m. 3 May 1864, Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana
Hester Ann Ludwick
b. 10 July 1845, to Jacob and Hester (Myers) Ludwick
d. 15 September 1927, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa

Children with Hester Ann Ludwick:
• William Cornett (1865-1929) married Sophia Jane Love
• Mary Elizabeth (1866-1944) married (1) Willis Eugene Newton, (2) Porter Y. Fuller
• Anna Florence (b. 1868) married Newton John Morgart
• Elijah Ludwick (1872-ca. 1950) married Isadora Strickland
• Clarence Howard (1876-1955) married Ida Elizabeth Green
• Edith Viola (1880-1918) married Clarence Grubb

James was a deputy treasurer of Ripley County under his father. He enlisted in the 68th Indiana Regiment in 1861. In 1869, he, his wife, and three young children left Ripley County by covered wagon for Jasper County, Iowa.

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

Jacob Anderson Stark

Jacob Anderson Stark
b. 29 November 1847, Crothersville, Jackson County, Indiana, to Samuel and Sarah Ann Stark
d. 30 December 1914, Grove Township, Adair County, Iowa

m. 6 December 1868, Jackson County, Indiana
Barbara Ellen (Harvey) Hedrick
b. 24 April 1849, Thornhill, Grainger County, Tennessee
d. 18 May 1920, Harrison Township, Adair County, Iowa

Children with Barbara Ellen (Harvey) Hedrick:

  • Sarah Emma
  • Ozella Gelestine
  • Ida May
  • William Andrew
  • Bessie Estella
  • Kate
  • Freddie

Jacob moved in 1877 to Cass County, Iowa.

Submitted by:
Judith L. Weber
Greenfield IA