Notes on Henry Starcher

Note: This is Henry Starcher, son of Adam Starcher, not to be confused with Henry Starcher, son of Philip Starcher.

Notation from Don Norman's Family Files, the Starcher page...
Henry Starcher, a son of Adam and Phoebe (Coger) Starcher, was born in what is now Calhoun County WV about 1839 and died in 1915. Henry is listed in the 1870 Calhoun County WV census as "Henry Jr.". This was apparently local usage to distinguish him from his Uncle Henry. Henry married Sarah Elizabeth Slider in Calhoun County VA (WV) October 20, 1859. Sarah was born in Tyler County VA about 1846 and died in Calhoun County about 1866.

Henry married a cousin, Matilda Greathouse, in Calhoun County June 20, 1867. Matilda, a daughter of Solomon and Sarah “Sally” (Starcher) Greathouse, was born in VA about 1844. This marriage apparently ended some time about 1886. Henry married Nora Lanham about 1887. Nora was born in VA in March 1863.

Calhoun County marriage records state that Matilda Starcher, 45 year old, widow, married 26 year old Timothy McCune May 26, 1889.

Known children of Henry and Sarah Elizabeth (Slider) Starcher.

281. (1). Samuel b.c. 1862

282. (2). Marietta b.c. 1866

Children of Henry and Matilda (Greathouse) Starcher.

283. (1). Cora Lee b.c. 1869

284. (2). Adam b.c. 1871

285. (3). Indiana b.c. 1872

286. (4). Roena b.c. 1876

287. (5). Lucretia b. Sep 1879

Known children of Henry and Nora (Lanham) Starcher.

288. (1). Dona M. b. Aug 1884

289. (2). Henry Harrison b. Feb 1886 d. 1976
       m.Ivy Mae Wright

290. (3). John b. May 1888

291. (4). Elihu b. Aug 1890

292. (5). Russell P. b. Sep 1892

293. (6). Ina N. b. Jun 1897


One additional listing for this line is found on this page, as follows...
Henry Harrison Starcher, a son of Henry and Nora (Lanham) Starcher, was born in 1886 and died in 1976. He married Ivy Mae Wright. Ivy, a daughter of Noah Ed and Virginia Alice (Starcher) Wright, was born in 1891 and died in 1987.

Known children of Henry Harrison and Ivy Mae (Wright) Starcher.

585. (1). Eugene Ethridge b. 1920 d. 1994
       m.Catherine Sue Main
       m.Nadine Roberts


A selected family tree of Henry Starcher is available AT THIS LINK.


References

Don Norman's Family Files
       Jacob Starcher page at Don Norman's Family Files
West Virginia Division of Culture and History
       Vital Research Records

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