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Starr Family Cemetery near Starrsville, Newton County, Georgia

Take Highway 36 south from Covington for 3 to 4 miles, then turn left onto State Road 213. Go beyond the road to Starrsville community of Starrsville, and at the intersection of SR 213 and Dixie Road, you will see a marker for the old Starrsville store and in the field on the north side of Dixie Road is the cemetery. Continue on 213 then take the driveway to the house. That drive forks and to the lane leading into the pasture goes to the cemetery. Photos were taken October, 2003:

Marker for the Old Starrsville Store, placed by the Newton County Historical Society.

Starrsville UMC was established in 1830 and later moved to this location.

Plaque identifying the Starr Family Cemetery.

Silas Starr stone: "Nov. 7, 1782  Dec. 17, 1857   In him were blended all the elements of the perfect man and Christian."

Elizabeth Starr stone: "Wife of Silas Starr, Born Aug. 10, 1780, Died May 3, 1856. She was ___  ___ in Israel."

Silas H. Starr Sr., son of Silas and Elizabeth [Kain]

Three stones of which the middle is for S. H. Starr Jr., son of Silas Sr. and Ann Jane [Dabney]. The stone for his third wife, Nannie [Childs], is to the left. His first two wives are buried by the white marble stones you can see behind his monument.

S. H. Starr Jr. stone is shown in this picture.

Another view of the cemetery.

Elizabeth [Kain]'s and the oldest Silas' tombstones are the the darker slabs in this picture.

Eliza Leak stone: "To the memory of Eliza Leak, wife of G. W. Leak & Daughter of S. and Elizabeth Starr. Born 1st Sept. 1811 Died 9th June 1836.