James Starr (July 1829 - January 19, 1910) Gelina Aneline Battenfield (1835 – 1868)
James was born in July 1829 in Tennessee. He was the son of George Washington Starr and Elizabeth Jackson. James married Gelina Battenfield on July 28, 1850 in Pope County, Arkansas. She was the daughter of Joseph Battenfield and Sarah Jane Miller.
James was a farmer and a blacksmith. Gelina died in 1868 in Enola, Faulkner County, Arkansas and is buried in Siloam Cemetery, in Faulkner County, Arkansas.
James married Sarah Millie Hicks on June 14, 1868 in Pope County, Arkansas. She was born about 1840 in Missouri and died about 1882 in Arkansas.
James married Martha J. Chamness on January 03, 1886 in Faulkner County, Arkansas. Martha was born in August 1850 in Faulkner County, Arkansas.
Census Records: 1850 - Hardin Township, Conway County, Arkansas: James age 21; Jelina age 17; Jackson age 14. Living next door to father, George Washington Starr and mother Elizabeth 1860 - Hardin Township, Conway County, Arkansas: James, wife Julina; Geo C.; Jos. W.; Andrew J. 1870 - Liberty Township, Pope County, Arkansas: James; wife Millie; George C; Joseph W.; Andrew J.; William J.; Frances M.; Louisa H.; Nancy E.; James; Dolly 1880 - Liberty Township, Pope County, Arkansas: James, wife Sarah M; Jasper; Francis M.; Louiza H.; James M.; Dollie E.; Millie E.; Jesse N.; Nathan Y.; Thilitha Hicks 1890 - No Census records due to fire 1900 - Enola, Faulkner County, Arkansas; James, wife Martha J.; daughters Melvina and Perlina 1910 - Only Martha listed due to James' death in January; she is listed living with her son in Van Zandt County, Texas
Children of James and Gelina:
Joseph W. Starr b. February 13, 1856
Joseph William Starr b. February 13, 1856
George Calvin Starr b. October 1853
Andrew Jackson Starr b. October 21, 1858
William Jasper Starr b. January 16, 1859
Francis M. Starr b. 1863
Louisa Helen Starr b. Abt. 1864
Nancy E. Starr b. Abt. 1865
Children of James and Sarah:
James Madison Starr b. Abt. 1869
Dollie E. Starr b. May 1870
Millie A. Starr b. September 1872
Jesse Newton Starr b. February 14, 1875
Nathan Y. Starr b. June 1879
Children of James and Martha:
Melvina Starr b. September 1889
Perlina Starr b. September 1892
James Starr and Gelena Battenfield's Marriage Record, Volume B, Page 14, Pope County, Arkansas July 28, 1850
James Starr and Millie Hicks' Marriage License, Marriage Book C, page 182, Pope County, Arkansas, June 14, 1868