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This name derives from the Medieval English "Stark" itself coming from the Olde English pre 7th Century "stearc" meaning "firm and unyielding". The name was originally given as a nickname to a strong determined person and is first recorded in the early half of the 13th Century, (see below). One, William Stark appears in the 1314, Fine Court Rolls of Essex as a witness. The surname is well recorded in Scotland from the late 14th Century onwards. In "Ancient Charters of the earldom of Morten" the leasing of Estirbalbretane lands to Richard Starke is recorded (1376). William Stark, tenant in Castalstaris, appears in the "Rental Book of Glasgow diocese" (1540)...

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Lisa Bernard

I know my Starkey ancestors go way back to my fifth generation grandmother but I am trying to find more information. They seem to come from boston. Her name was Mary Starkey and she was born in Ohio in 1811 to a John and Elizabeth Starkey. I can go back to the tenth generation in my tree with John Starkeys from Boston


Richard Starkey is the dummer for the beatles


Joseph Starkey born 3/7/92 in Boston Massachusetts is a multiple Medal of Honor recipient for the Boston police. Department.




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