Manuscript Collection

A History of the Starnes Family - Accession 715 #23

Title

A History of the Starnes Family - Accession 715 #23

Files

Download Starnes Family Table of Contents (338 KB)

Download Starnes Family Index (2.7 MB)

Download Starnes Family Bibliography (1015 KB)

Identifier

Accession 715 #23

Inclusive Dates

1983

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 805 pages

Language

English

Historical Note

Herman Starnes [1919-2008], co-author, was born in Union County, NC to John Hurley Starnes and Cantie Plyler Starnes. He was employed with Springs Industries and was family historian. In addition to the Starnes Family, he also researched the Plyler Family resulting in a book titled The Plyler Genealogy 1688-1965. H. Gerald Starnes [1926-2015], co-author, was born in Virginia. He served in the United States Merchant Marine and was an engineer. He also wrote Forrest's Forgotten Horse Brigadier, a book about the American Civil War service of Dr. James W. Starnes of Tennessee.

Scope and Content Note

Of Them, That Left A Name Behind: A History of the Starnes Family's First 125 years and Beyond in America by H. Gerald Starnes and Herman Starnes relates the history of the Starnes Family in American from the 1600s to 1983. The book includes photographs, maps, transcriptions of family documents, a bibliography and an index. Please see the attached Table of Contents, Bibliography, and Index.

Additional Notes

The title page includes this quote "There be of them, that left a name behind them, that their praises might be reported. And some there be that have no memorial; who are perished, as though they had never been; and are become as though they had never been born; and their children after them." The Apocrypha; Ecclesiasticus XLIV; 8 & 9.

Keywords

Genealogy, Starnes Family, American Revolution, North Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

A History of the Starnes Family - Accession 715 #23

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