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Starr Family


                      Generation One

1.  Thomas Starr; b. circa 1530 at New Romney, Kent, England; m. Agnes
circa 1546; d. circa 1595 at England.

     Known children of Thomas Starr and Agnes were as follows:
     2.          i. Thomas Starr, b. circa 1567 at New Romney, Kent,
                    England; m. Susanna.
                ii. Ann Starr; b. circa 1574.
               iii. Katherine Starr; b. circa 1579.


                      Generation Two

2.  Thomas Starr (Thomas1); b. circa 1567 at New Romney, Kent,
England; m. Susanna circa 1586 at Kent, England; d. 2 Mar 1640/41 at
Dorchester, MA.
     He immigrated on 9 Jun 1637 to Massachusetts; on ship 'Hercules.'

     Known children of Thomas Starr and Susanna were as follows:
                 i. Jehosephat Starr; b. circa 1587.
     3.         ii. Dr. Comfort Starr, bap. 6 Jul 1589 at Cranbrook,
                    Kent, England; m. Elizabeth.
               iii. Nostrength Starr; baptized 2 May 1591 at
                    Cranbrook, Kent, England.
                iv. Moregifte Starr; baptized 1 Oct 1592 at Cranbrook,
                    Kent, England; m. Rachel Bigg, daughter of Rachel
                    Martin, 1 Mar 1616 at Biddenden, Kent, England;
                    1st husband; bur. 18 Dec 1617 at Ashford, Kent,
                    England.
                 v. William Starr; baptized 16 Feb 1593/94 at
                    Cranbrook, Kent, England.
                vi. Mercy Starr; baptized 6 Feb 1595/96 at Cranbrook,
                    Kent, England.
               vii. Constant Starr; b. circa 1597.
              viii. Suretrust Starr; baptized 3 Dec 1598 at Cranbrook,
                    Kent, England; m. Faithfull Rouse 9 Dec 1618 at
                    Ashford, Kent, England; d. 8 Jan 1685 at
                    Charlestown, MA, at age 86.
                ix. Thomas Starr; b. circa 1599.
                 x. Standwell Starr; baptized 13 Apr 1600 at
                    Cranbrook, Kent, England; bur. 30 Jul 1609 at
                    Ashford, Kent, England; as 'Stanfaste.'
                xi. Judith Starr; b. 17 Oct 1602 at Ashford, Kent,
                    England; d. 22 Jul 1609 at Ashford, Kent, England,
                    at age 6.
               xii. Joyfoole Starr; b. circa 1607.
              xiii. TruthShallPrevayl Starr; baptized 19 Dec 1607 at
                    Ashford, Kent, England.
                    She immigrated in 1635; on ship 'Hercules.'
               xiv. Constante Starr; baptized 23 Dec 1610 at Ashford,
                    Kent, England; m. John Morley 29 Apr 1647.
                    She immigrated on 9 Jun 1637 to Massachusetts; on
                    ship 'Hercules.'
                xv. Anne Starr; baptized 10 Jul 1614.
               xvi. Mary Starr; b. circa 1615.
              xvii. Beloved Starr; baptized 25 Mar 1616.


                     Generation Three

3.  Dr. Comfort Starr (Thomas2, Thomas1); baptized 6 Jul 1589 at
Cranbrook, Kent, England; m. Elizabeth circa 1614 at Ashford, Kent,
England; d. 2 Jan 1659 at Boston, MA, at age 69; bur. at King's Chapel
Burying Ground, Boston, MA.
     He immigrated in 1635 to Cambridge, MA; on ship 'Hercules.' He
and Elizabeth resided in 1638 at Duxbury, MA.

     Elizabeth's last name might be Mitchell. She was born on 17 Jun
1590 at Shorne, Kent, England. She died on 25 Jun 1658 at Boston, MA,
at age 68. She was buried at King's Chapel Burying Ground, Boston, MA.
     Known children of Dr. Comfort Starr and Elizabeth were as
follows:
     4.          i. Dr. Thomas Starr, b. 31 Dec 1615; m. Rachel.
                ii. Judith Starr; baptized 11 Jan 1617; d. circa Aug
                    1622.
               iii. Mary Starr; baptized 16 Apr 1620.
                iv. Elizabeth Starr; baptized 3 Jun 1622; m. John
                    Fernside.
                 v. Hanna Starr; baptized 22 Jul 1622.
                vi. Comfort Starr; baptized 11 Apr 1624.
               vii. John Starr; baptized 25 Oct 1626; m. Martha
                    Bunker.
              viii. Samuel Starr; baptized 1 Mar 1628; d. circa Apr
                    1633.
                ix. Liddia Starr; baptized 22 Mar 1634/35; m. Simon
                    Ayre.
                 x. Ruth Starr; b. circa 1636; m. Joseph Moore 3mo 21
                    1656 at Boston, MA.


                     Generation Four

4.  Dr. Thomas Starr (Comfort3, Thomas2, Thomas1); b. 1615 at Ashford,
Kent, England; baptized 31 Dec 1615; m. Rachel prob circa 1639; 1st
husband; d. 26 Nov 1658 at age 42.
     He resided at Sandwich, Kent, England. He immigrated in 1635 to
Cambridge, MA; on ship 'Hercules.' He was a surgeon in the Pequot War.
He was clerk of writs at Charlestown, MA. He resided at Yarmouth, MA.
He resided in 1638 at Duxbury, MA.

     Rachel's last name may have been Harris or Willoughby. She
resided at Oyster Bay, NY. She married John Hicks; 2nd wife, 2nd
husband.
     Known children of Dr. Thomas Starr and Rachel were as follows:
                 i. Samuel Starr; b. circa 1640 at Massachusetts; m.
                    Hannah Brewster, daughter of Jonathan Brewster
                    and Lucretia Oldham, 23 Dec 1664 at New London,
                    CT.
                    He resided in 1660 at Charlestown, MA. He resided
                    in 1661 at Boston, MA. He resided in 1664 at New
                    London, CT.
                ii. Dr. Thomas Starr; b. circa 1642; m. Elizabeth
                    Gilbert, daughter of Thomas Gilbert and Jane
                    Rossiter; 1st wife; m. Ruth; 2nd wife.
                    He was a surgeon. He resided at Yarmouth, MA.
     5.        iii. Comfort Starr, b. 1644 at Scituate, MA; m. Marah
                    Weld.
                iv. Elizabeth Starr; baptized 7 Jun 1646 at Second
                    Church, Scituate, MA; m. John Treadwell 6 Mar
                    1666/67.
                 v. Benjamin Starr; b. 6 Feb 1647/48 at Yarmouth, MA;
                    m. Elizabeth Allerton, daughter of Isaac Allerton
                    Jr.
                vi. Jehoshaphat Starr; b. 12 Jan 1649 at Yarmouth, MA.
               vii. Constant Starr; b. 1652 at Charlestown, MA; d. 5
                    Oct 1654.
              viii. William Starr; b. 18 Mar 1654/55 at Charlestown,
                    MA; d. 13 Dec 1659 at Charlestown, MA, at age 4.
                ix. Captain Josiah Starr; b. 1 Sep 1657 at
                    Charlestown, MA; m. Elizabeth Hicks, daughter of
                    John Hicks, Apr 1672; m. Rebekah.
                    He resided at Oyster Bay, NY.
                 x. John Starr; prob. b. 1658.


                     Generation Five

5.  Comfort Starr (Thomas4, Comfort3, Thomas2, Thomas1); b. 1644 at
Scituate, MA; baptized 7 Jun 1646 at Second Church, Scituate, MA; m.
Marah Weld, daughter of Joseph Weld and Barbara Clapp, 1666 at Boston,
MA; d. 18 Oct 1693 at Boston, MA.
     He and Marah Weld resided at New London, CT. He and Marah Weld
resided at Middletown, CT.

     Marah Weld was baptized on 2 Aug 1646 at Roxbury, MA. She died in
1688.
     Known children of Comfort Starr and Marah Weld were as follows:
     6.          i. Joseph Starr, b. 23 Sep 1676 at Middletown, CT; m.
                    Abigail Baldwin.
                ii. Benjamin Starr; d. 23 Aug 1753.
                    He resided at New London, CT.
               iii. Comfort Starr.


                      Generation Six

6.  Joseph Starr (Comfort5, Thomas4, Comfort3, Thomas2, Thomas1); b.
23 Sep 1676 at Middletown, CT; m. Abigail Baldwin, daughter of Samuel
Baldwin and Abigail Baldwin, 24 Jun 1697; d. 13 Jul 1758 at
Middletown, CT, at age 81.
     He resided at Middletown, CT.

     Abigail Baldwin was born on 14 Dec 1678 at Guilford, CT. She died
on 24 Aug 1745 at Middletown, CT, at age 66.
     Known children of Joseph Starr and Abigail Baldwin were:
     7.          i. Samuel Starr, b. 6 Jan 1703/4 at Middletown,
                    Middlesex Co., CT; m. Elizabeth de Jersey; m.
                    Sarah Thrall.


                     Generation Seven

7.  Samuel Starr (Joseph6, Comfort5, Thomas4, Comfort3, Thomas2,
Thomas1); b. 6 Jan 1703/4 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT; m.
Elizabeth de Jersey 20 Aug 1724 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT; 1st
wife; m. Sarah Thrall, daughter of Timothy Thrall and Sarah Allyn, 30
Oct 1768 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT; 2nd wife; d. 27 Jul 1778 at
Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT, at age 74; bur. at McDonough Cemetery,
Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT.

     Elizabeth de Jersey may have been known as Elizabeth Jarcie or
Elizabeth Farrie. She was born in 1703 at Isle of Jersey, Channel
Islands. She immigrated circa 1720. She died on 20 Aug 1768 at
Middletown, CT. She was buried at McDonough Cemetery, Middletown, CT.
     Known children of Samuel Starr and Elizabeth de Jersey were as
follows:
                 i. Capt. Samuel Starr; b. 22 Apr 1725 at Middletown,
                    Middlesex Co., CT; m. Chloe Cruttenden, daughter
                    of Dr. Daniel Cruttenden and Patience Bradley, 31
                    May 1748 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT; d. Dec
                    1765 at age 40; at sea.
                    He was a sea captain.
                ii. Benjamin Starr; b. 17 Jan 1726/27 at Middletown,
                    Middlesex Co., CT; prob. d. young.
               iii. Mary Starr; b. 20 Aug 1728 at Middletown,
                    Middlesex Co., CT; m. Stephen Warner, son of
                    Robert Warner and Isabel Whitmore, 9 Feb 1748/49
                    at Middletown, CT; 1st husband; m. Stephen van
                    Overwyk 8 Nov 1761 at Middletown, CT; d. 30 May
                    1811 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT, at age 82;
                    bur. at Mortimer Cemetery, Middletown, CT.
                iv. Capt. Timothy Starr; b. "12-24-1730" at
                    Middletown, CT; m. Eunice Parsons, daughter of
                    Moses Parsons and Elizabeth Ventres, 4 Jun 1752 at
                    Middletown, CT; 1st wife; m. Abigail Talcott,
                    daughter of Samuel Talcott and Sarah Moseley, 14
                    Jun 1770 at Middletown, CT; 2nd wife, 2nd husband;
                    d. 3 Jan 1802 at Middletown, CT.
                    He was a sea captain.
     8.          v. Elizabeth Starr, b. 4 Feb 1733/34 at Middletown,
                    CT; m. William Redfield.
                vi. Elihu Starr; b. 15 Jan 1735/36 at Middletown, CT;
                    m. Mary Birdseye, daughter of John Birdseye and
                    Sarah, 16 Dec 1756 at Middletown, CT; d. 27 Jul
                    1798 at Middletown, CT, at age 62; bur. at
                    McDonough Cemetery, Middletown, CT.
                    He was a merchant.
               vii. Ruth Starr; b. 27 Mar 1738 at Middletown, CT; m.
                    Robert Fairchild, son of Curtis Fairchild and
                    Marcey, 13 May 1762 at Middletown, CT; d. 2 Jan
                    1817 at New Haven, CT, at age 78.
              viii. Grace Starr; b. 28 Jan 1739/40 at Middletown, CT;
                    m. Col. Return Jonathan Meigs, son of Return Meigs
                    and Elizabeth Hamlin, 22 Dec 1774 at Middletown,
                    CT; 2nd wife; d. 15 Oct 1807 at Hiwassee Garrison,
                    TN, at age 67.
                ix. James Starr; b. 1 Nov 1742 at Middletown, CT; m.
                    Anna Kent, daughter of John Kent and Elizabeth
                    Foster, 20 Oct 1768 at Middletown, CT; d. 29 Dec
                    1781 at Middletown, CT, at age 39; bur. at
                    Washington Street Cemetery, Middletown, CT.

     Sarah Thrall was born on 19 Oct 1704 at Windsor, CT. She died on
21 Apr 1783 at age 78.


                     Generation Eight

8.  Elizabeth Starr (Samuel7, Joseph6, Comfort5, Thomas4, Comfort3,
Thomas2, Thomas1); b. 4 Feb 1733/34 at Middletown, CT; m. William
Redfield, son of Theophilus Redfield and Priscilla Grinnell, 8 Jan
1755 at Middletown, CT; d. circa 1800 at Middletown, CT.

     William Redfield was prob. born on 5 Dec 1727 at N. Killingworth,
CT. He was an innkeepper. He resided at Guilford, CT. He resided at
Middletown, CT. He was a sea captain. He was Commissary for the
Connecticut battalions on 1 Jul 1777. He died in Jul 1813 at
Connecticut at age 85. He was buried at Middletown, CT.

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