Berkeley County, West Virginia Biography of Miles W. STARR


         Miles W. STARR was born June 3, 1843, near Casville in Huntington County, Pennsylvania, and moved to Berkeley County with his mother in 1868. His parents were Moses and Sarah (Swoope) Starr.

         In Hagerstown, Maryland, at the Washington Hotel, Miles Starr was married to Emma S. Jones, daughter of Adrian and Mary (Lemen) Jones. Her father was born in Jefferson County, West Virginia, and her mother in Berkeley County.

         Miles W. Starr was a farmer, living in the Opequon district, with a mailing address of Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, West Virginia.

    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, Volume 3, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

    Back to biographies

    Back to Berkeley County GenWeb