Three documents from Civil War Pension filed:
Number one April 17, 1894 Statements of Service
Albert S Stark served in Capt John T Cambell's Company A 21st Regiment Indiana Infantry (This organization was hanged to Co H 21st Indiana Infantry in July or August 1861, and to Co H 21st Indiana Artillery January or February 1863, and to Co H 1st Indiana Artillery May or June 1963, and to Co H 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery January or February 1965) Albert enrolled on July 6, 1861 and discharged on June 21, 1865.
From his M ?I? to discharge he held the rank of Wagoner Private and the rolls show him present except as follows: August 8-August 31 1863 left Sick at Regimental Hospital; October 31, 1863 left sick at Camp Magnolia since August 29, 1863.
Reinlisted as a Veteran Volunteer January 1, 1864.
No accord found of any treatment
/s/ T C Ainsworth, Colonel US Army
Office of Commissioner of Pensions
No. 2 a document asking for the following information:
1. married? name, maiden name of wife:Yes, Margaret J, Maden(sic) name Sears
2. when where and by whom married? August 25, 1869 Jefferson Co Iowa, G W Laughlin Esq
3. What record of marriage exists? our record in Fairfield Jefferson Co
4. Previous Marriage? No
5. Any children living? Yes 2; Names and dates of birth?
Charlie E Stark bornd (sic) November 10, 1877
Carrie E Stark bornd (sic) November 10, 1877
Dated August 4, 1898 with signature Albert S Stark
No 3. Pensioner Dropped September 4, 1919
Albert S Stark
Co H 1 Indiana H A
To the Commissioner of Pensions:
I have the honor to report that the name of the above-described pensioner who was last paid at $40 to June 4, 1919 has this day been dropped from the roll because of death August 20, 1919
very respectfully /s/ unreadable Chief, Finance Division
From the 1910 Federal Census of Missouri
Buchanan County Washington Township St. Joseph City Ward 10 Supervisor's District 152 Enumeration District 102 Sheet 9B 20 April 1910 line 89
6310 Morris Street
Dwelling # 195 Family # 195
Stark, Albert S. Head male white age 69 married 40 years 1st marriage birthplace: Indiana Father's birthplace: Kentucky Mother's birthplace: Kentucky Occupation: Laborer Odd Jobs W (I think this means wage worker) Out of Work 16 weeks in 1909 Can read and write Rents House
, Maggie Wife female white age 68 married 40 years 1st marriage has borne 7 children 6 children still living birthplace: Indiana Father's birthplace: Kentucky Mother's birthplace: Kentucky Can read and write
Reeves, Charley R. Grandson male white age 18 single birthplace: Missouri Father's birthplace: Iowa Mother's birthplace: Iowa Occupation: Laborer Packing House W Can read and write
This is in Vol. 12.
Hope this helps.
Tara West Mooney in St. Louis
St Joseph News Press, St Joseph Missouri August 21, 1919
Alberts S Stark, seventy-two years old, veteran of the Civil War, died at 9:15 o'clock last night at his home, 802 Main Street of injuries sustained July 6 when he fell down a flight of stairs at his home, fracturing his hip. He was a widower, and is survived by two sons Charles Stark, San Francisco and Frank Davis, Fort Morgan, Colo and two daughters, Mrs Dora Bowman of Falls City, Neb., and Mrs Carrie Knapp of St Joseph. A grandson, Charles Reaves of St Joseph also survives him.
1880 United States Census
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Albert STARKS Self M Male W 39 IN Laborer IN IN
Maggie STARKS Wife M Female W 39 IN Keeping House IN IN
William STARKS Son S Male W 11 IA IN IN
Lewie STARKS Dau S Female W 8 IA IN IN
Carrie STARKS Dau S Female W 2 IA IN IN
Charlie STARKS Son S Male W 2 IA IN IN
Dora DAVIS SDau S Female W 16 IA At School IN IN
Census Place Cedar, Jefferson, Iowa
Family History Library Film 1254347
NA Film Number T9-0347
Page Number 461D
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