Starks, Maine, USA

Mark Sterry (1850-1915), his wife Margeretta and family

Mark Danville SterryAge: 64 years18501915

Name
Mark Danville Sterry
Given names
Mark Danville
Surname
Sterry
Birth July 14, 1850 34 32
Text:
Starks Maine Births 1850 Jul 14 Mark Danville s. David & Hannah Sterry born (Grouped in register under family of David Sterry)
Birth of a brotherDavid Orlando Sterry
August 21, 1852 (Age 2 years)
Text:
Starks Maine 1852 Aug 21 David O Sterry born and died 30th day of June 1853
Death of a brotherDavid Orlando Sterry
June 30, 1853 (Age 2 years)
Text:
Starks Maine 1852 Aug 21 David O Sterry born and died 30th day of June 1853
Birth of a brotherDavid Edward Sterry
May 21, 1854 (Age 3 years)
Text:
Starks Maine 1854 May 21 David E Sterry born (Grouped in register under family of David Sterry)
Note: Walter Smith has David Sterry born 1859.
Birth of a sisterPhebe F Sterry
July 30, 1856 (Age 6 years)
Text:
Starks Maine 1856 Jul 30 Phebe F Sterry born (Grouped in register under family of David Sterry)
Note: Letter to Eva (Farrington) Chenery from Ellen Prince [kindly supplied by Carol (Chenery) Laverdiere states date of birth Jul 31.
Birth of a brotherHenry Harrison Sterry
April 24, 1859 (Age 8 years)
Text:
Starks Maine 1859 Apr 24 Henry H Sterry born (Grouped in register under family of David Sterry)
Birth of a sisterAdaline Angela Sterry
September 1, 1861 (Age 11 years)
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Starks Maine 1861 Sep 1 Abby Anjelid d. David Sterry & Hannah born (Grouped in register under family of David Sterry)
Death of a sisterPhebe F Sterry
July 17, 1862 (Age 12 years)
Text:
Starks Maine 1862 Jul 17 Pheby Sterry daughter David & Hannah died (Grouped in register under family of David Sterry)
Death of a brotherHenry Harrison Sterry
August 1, 1862 (Age 12 years)
Text:
Starks Maine 1862 Aug 1 Henry H Sterry son David & Hannah Sterry died (Grouped in register under family of David Sterry) According to letter to Eva (Farrington) Chenery from Ellen Prince [kindly supplied by Carol (Chenery) Laverdiere he died of diphtheria.
Birth of a sisterEmma Frances Sterry
August 2, 1863 (Age 13 years)
Note: Also Letter to Eva (Farrington) Chenery from Ellen Prince [kindly supplied by Carol (Chenery) Laverdiere.
Marriage of a siblingAlbert SterryLois Kimball WilliamsonView this family
October 14, 1865 (Age 15 years)
Text:
1865 Oct 14 Albert Sterry, of Starks & Miss Lois K Williamson, of New Sharon
Shared note: 1870 Census
Marriage of a siblingOsborn AllenCorrisanda F. SterryView this family
December 9, 1866 (Age 16 years)
Text:
Starks Maine 1866 Dec 9 Osbern Allen of Canton & Miss Carie N Stery(?) of Starks
Shared note: According to letter to Eva (Farrington) Chenery from Ellen Prince [kindly supplied by Carol (Chenery) Laverdiere] at the time of Osborne's death, the paper stated that there were three girls - Carrie was one - but she didn't remember the the name of the other two. Her mother never mentioned any of the three girls but she did say that Herman had a sister and her name was either Rose Lillian or Phoebe and she died young of diphtheria.
Marriage of a siblingCharles Augustus FarringtonMeron M SterryView this family
November 17, 1867 (Age 17 years)
Text:
1867 Nov 17 Charles A Fearington & Miss Meron W Sterry of Starks
Marriage of a siblingHenry A. ThompsonRosanna SterryView this family
September 27, 1868 (Age 18 years)
Text:
Starks Maine 1868 Sep 27 Henry A Thompson of Farmington & Miss Rose S Sterry of Starks
Shared note: 1880 Census
Marriage of a siblingJohn A P StandishEliza SterryView this family
October 8, 1869 (Age 19 years)
Text:
Starks Maine 1868 Oct 8 John A P Standish of Eustice Plantation, Maine & Miss Lizzie Sterry of Starks
Shared note: Letter to Eva (Farrington) Chenery from Ellen Prince [kindly supplied by Carol (Chenery) Laverdiere states they had no children of their own but adopted a boy Alton, son of Peter Nadeau.
Death of a paternal grandmotherHannah Atkins Harding
July 21, 1870 (Age 20 years)
Text:
1870 Jul 21 Mrs Hannah Atkins Sterry, died at New Sharon, aged 88 yrs [only located in Delayed Returns] It is odd that Hannah died as a STERRY and not as a WILLIAMSON, the surname of her second husband.
Death of a sisterHannah Sophia Sterry
March 29, 1878 (Age 27 years)
Text:
HANNAH S DAUT. OF DAVID & HANNAH B STERRY DIED MARCH 29. 1878 AET. 29 YRS 9 MS & 28 DS (Source: Find A Grave)
Note: Walter Smith has date 28 May 1878
Death of a sisterCorrisanda F. Sterry
October 26, 1879 (Age 29 years)
Marriage of a siblingGeorge A. PrinceAdaline Angela SterryView this family
June 30, 1880 (Age 29 years)
Text:
New Sharon, Maine 1880 Jun 30 George A Prince, of New Sharon & Miss Addie L Sterry, of Farmington. Married in Farmington.
Occupation
Farmer
1880 (Age 29 years)

Death of a brotherDavid Edward Sterry
January 25, 1883 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherDavid Sterry
October 30, 1884 (Age 34 years)
MarriageAngeretta Inez WorthenView this family
May 3, 1886 (Age 35 years)
Text:
Starks, Maine 1886 May 3 Mark D Sterry of Starks & Miss Angeretta A Worthing of Mercer Maine Mercer, Maine Intention to Marry 1886 Mar 15 Mark D Sterry, of Starks & Angaetta I Worthen, of Mercer
Shared note: 1900 US Census
Birth of a daughter
#1
Lena F Sterry
August 19, 1887 (Age 37 years)
Death of a daughterLena F Sterry
July 30, 1888 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Libbee Worthen Sterry
February 5, 1889 (Age 38 years)
Marriage of a parentFullerHannah Brown FredericView this family
about 1890 (Age 39 years)

Source: 1910 census
Shared note: 1910 census
Marriage of a siblingCharles HatchEmma Frances SterryView this family
January 1, 1891 (Age 40 years)

Shared note: No children.
Birth of a son
#3
Lynn Edward Sterry
October 28, 1891 (Age 41 years)
Publication: Private edition, Israel, 1973
Death of a sisterRosanna Sterry
October 11, 1892 (Age 42 years)

Text:
Gay Cemetery, Farmington THOMPSON Henry A. 1835 - 1914 (flag) Rose A. his wife 03-27-1846 - 10-11-1892 Their children: Rose L. d. 09-18-1872 age 2y 6m William H. d. 01-18-1872 age 3m 15d [Source: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mefrankl/gaycem.htm?cj=1&o_xid=0002530104&o_lid=0002530104]
Death of a sisterMeron M Sterry
after 1901 (Age 50 years)
Death of a brotherAlbert Sterry
May 12, 1902 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a siblingGeorge F FarrarMeron M SterryView this family
October 28, 1902 (Age 52 years)
Publication: Personal email 28 Jan 2009
Text:
[Detail supplied by Frances Kimball] George F Farrar of Rumford, Oxford, Maine and Mrs Meron (STerry) Farrington of Andover, Oxford, Maine, on October 28, 1902, in Andover, Oxford, Maine by Rev. W. E. Purinton. Mr Farrar, a farmer, aged 72, widowed, ,2nd marriage, was the son of Thomas Farrar, a farmer, deceased who was born in Durham, Androscoggin, Maine. Mrs Farrington, aged 63, a widow, 2nd marriage, was the daughter of David E Sterry, a farmer, deceased, who has born in Starks, Somerset, Maine and Hannah B Frederick, who was born in Starks, Somerset, Maine and resided in Eutis, Franklin, Maine.
Marriage of a childLynn Edward SterryElvira NicholsView this family
September 14, 1912 (Age 62 years)
Text:
1912 Sep 14 Lynn E STERRY, Starks Maine, Elvira NICHOLS, Starks Maine, ___
Shared note: Elvira Nichols died early and the children were placed in foster care. One of them, Helen, was raised by Lynn's cousin, John Sterry, and later married Norman Adams, then later still, Howard Lynds.
Death of a motherHannah Brown Frederic
January 9, 1913 (Age 62 years)
Text:
HANNAH B Wife of David Sterry DIED Jan 9 1913 AE 94 yrs 8 mths (Source: Find A Grave)
Birth of a grandson
#1
Raymond Norbert Sterry
March 25, 1913 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Althea Mae Sterry
August 7, 1914 (Age 64 years)
Publication: Private edition, Israel, 1973
Death 1915 (Age 64 years)
Publication: Private edition, Israel, 1973
Burial
Publication: Private edition, Israel, 1973
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1836Starks, Maine, USA
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
16 months
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
Hannah Sophia Sterry
Birth: June 1, 1849 33 31Starks, Maine, USA
Death: March 29, 1878Starks, Maine, USA
13 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
David Orlando Sterry
Birth: August 21, 1852 36 34Starks, Maine, USA
Death: June 30, 1853Starks, Maine, USA
21 months
younger brother
David Edward Sterry
Birth: May 21, 1854 38 36Starks, Maine, USA
Death: January 25, 1883Starks, Maine, USA
2 years
younger sister
Phebe F Sterry
Birth: July 30, 1856 40 38Starks, Maine, USA
Death: July 17, 1862Starks, Maine, USA
3 years
younger brother
Henry Harrison Sterry
Birth: April 24, 1859 43 41Starks, Maine, USA
Death: August 1, 1862Starks, Maine, USA
2 years
younger sister
23 months
younger sister
Mother’s family with Fuller - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1890
Family with Angeretta Inez Worthen - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: May 3, 1886Starks, Maine, USA
16 months
daughter
Lena F Sterry
Birth: August 19, 1887 37 30Starks, Maine, USA
Death: July 30, 1888Starks, Maine, USA
18 months
son
3 years
son

BirthTown Clerk Records
Text:
Starks Maine Births 1850 Jul 14 Mark Danville s. David & Hannah Sterry born (Grouped in register under family of David Sterry)
Occupation1880 US Census
MarriageTown Clerk Records
Text:
Starks, Maine 1886 May 3 Mark D Sterry of Starks & Miss Angeretta A Worthing of Mercer Maine Mercer, Maine Intention to Marry 1886 Mar 15 Mark D Sterry, of Starks & Angaetta I Worthen, of Mercer
DeathThe Sterry Family of America 1670-1970
Publication: Private edition, Israel, 1973
BurialThe Sterry Family of America 1670-1970
Publication: Private edition, Israel, 1973
Marriage
1900 US Census Maine Starks, Somerset County (600/4B) Mark G Sterry, 49, Head, Married 14 yrs, born Jul 1850 Maine, Father born Maine, Mother born Maine, Farmer Inez A Sterry, 43, Wife, Married 14 yrs, born Mar 1857 Maine, Father born New Hampshire, Mother born Maine, 3 children 2 living Libby W Sterry, 11, Son, born Feb 1889 Maine, Father born Maine, Mother born Maine, At school Linn E Sterry, 8, Son, born Oct 1891 Maine, Father born Maine, Mother born Maine 1910 census Maine Starks, Somerset County (546/1A) Mark D Sterry, Head, 59, born Maine, Father born Maine, Mother born Maine, married 23 yrs, Farmer Angretta Sterry, Wife, 52, born Maine, Father born Maine, Mother born Maine, married 23 yrs, 3 children 2 living Libbie W Sterry, Son, 21, single, born Maine, Father born Maine, Mother born Maine, Farm laborer Linn E Sterry, Son, 18, single, born Maine, Father born Maine, Mother born Maine, Farm laborer Hannah B Fuller, Mother, 92, born Maine, Father born Maine, Mother born Maine, married (2nd time) 20 yrs, 13 children 4 living Frank Vehua, Boarder, 62, single, born Canada
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Note: Mark & Angeretta Sterry Place~~Mark & Netta (Angeretta Worthen) Sterry and their two sons, Lynn and~~Libbee, at their farm on Sterry Hill about 1900.~~[From: The People & Places of Starks, 1995]