Capt. Jonathan STARR

Male 1674 - 1767  (93 years)


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  • Name Jonathan STARR  [2
    • Thomas and Jonathan Starr married sisters, Mary and Elizabeth Morgan, daughters of Capt. James Morgan. Samuel, the oldest son of Jonathan, removed to Norwich, and is the founder of the Norwich family of Starrs. Jonathan, the second son, was the ancestor of the present Jonathan Starr, Esq., of New London, and of the late Capt. Jared Starr. Richard, another brother of this family, removed to Hinsdale, Mass., and was one of the fathers of that new settlement, and a founder of its infant church.

      The descendants of Jonathan Starr have been remarkable for longevity,?eight of his children lived to be eighty, and most of them over eighty-five years of age. One of his daughters, Mrs. Turner, was one hundred years and seven months old. In the family of his son Jonathan, the father, mother, and four children averaged ninety years of age.


      Title: History of New London county, Connecticut: with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men
      Editor: Duane Hamilton Hurd
      Publisher: J. W. Lewis & co., 1882
      Page 826
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      Captain Jonathan Starr son of Samuel Starr was born at New London February 23, 1673/74 and was a prominent man of his native town He was constable deputy to the general assembly I712-14 member of the governor's council I711-12, 13-16 sergeant of the militia 1712 ensign 1715 lieutenant and captain I716-27

      Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A ..., Volume 2
      By William Richard Cutter, Edward Henry Clement, Samuel Hart, Mary Kingsbury Talcott, Frederick Bostwick, Ezra S. Stearns

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      American Marriages Before 1699 American Marriages Before 1699
      Name: Jonathan Starr
      Spouse: Elizabeth Morgan
      Marriage Date: 12 Jan 1699
      Marriage Place: New London, Conn.

      Source Information:

      Ancestry.com. American Marriages Before 1699 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:
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      [1]
    Title Capt. 
    Born 23 Feb 1673/74  Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Aug 1767  [1
    Buried Starr Cemetery, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I71303  Main Tree
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2013 

    Father Samuel STARR,   b. Abt 1641, Duxbury or Yarmouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Feb 1687/88, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Mother Hannah BREWSTER,   b. 03 Nov 1641, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1711, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1664  New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F04624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MORGAN,   b. 9 Sep 1678, Groton, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1763, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1698  [2, 7
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F28860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Feb 1673/74 - Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Starr Cemetery, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Capt. Jonathan Starr Headstone
    Capt. Jonathan Starr Headstone
    Capt. Jonathan Starr is buried at the Starr Cemetery, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

    Created by: Paula Lewis Picken

  • Sources 
    1. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    2. [S5304] "Morgan Genealogy" A History of James Morgan, of New London, Conn. and His Descendants; From 1607-1869, Nathaniel H. Morgan, (Hartford: Press of Case, Lockwood & Brainard, 1869).

    3. [S5306] "A History of the Starr Family", of New England, From the Ancestor, Dr. Comfort Starr of Ashford, County of Kent, England, who emigrated to Boston, Mass., in 1635, Burgis Pratt Starr, (Hartford, Conn.: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co. Print. 1879).

    4. [S03585] Mayflower Families in Progress: William Brewster of the Mayflower & His Descendants for 4 Generations , Barbara Lambert Merrick/ E. Virginia Hunt, (General Society of Mayflower Descentants - Revised 3rd Edition 2000).

    5. [S02803] New London Vital Statistics, Vol. 1.

    6. [S02658] Mayflower Increasings 2nd Edition by Susan E. Roser.

    7. [S03412] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Griswold and Groton.