Sarah Church1,2

ID#427, b. 4 July 1874
Father: William S. "Bill" Church
Mother: Elizabeth Jane "Betsy" Roberts

Birth date: 4 July 1874
Birth place: Wetzel County, West Virginia.3

Sarah married Elmer Starcher, son of Isaac Starcher and Margaret Booher, on 1 May 1902 at the head of Barnes Run, Calhoun County, West Virginia. J. M. Kinder was the officiating minister.4

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1880Wetzel County, West VirginiaSarah Church, female, age 5, daughter, single, born in WVa
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1880)5
1900Calhoun County, West VirginiaSarah Church, female, age 23, daughter, single, born Jul 1876 in West Virginia
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1900)6

Deceased Children of Sarah Church and Elmer Starcher:

Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=12 Jul 2012


  1. [S56] William Church Family, copy of handwritten record, in possession of Jo Ellen Dalton.
  2. [S54] Carrie C. (Roberts) Richmond, compiler, History of the Roberts Clan, by Carrie C. (Roberts) Richmond, 1966, page 24 includes statement that compiler had no information on Sarah, a sister to Andrew "Anner" Church.
  3. [S922] Sarah Church, Wetzel County Index and Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file _00144.jpg.
  4. [S278] Marriage License for Elmer Starcher and Sarah Church, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 4011510_00337.jpg.
  5. [S175] William G. Church household, 1880 U.S. Census, Wetzel County, West Virginia, Church District, Enumeration District 102, page 14B, National Archives micropublication T9_1415.
  6. [S256] William S. Church household, 1900 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Sherman District, Enumeration District 25, sheet 10B, National Archives micropublication T623_1757.
  7. [S986] Elmer Starcher household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Washington District, Enumeration District 26-5, sheet 10A (95 stamped), National Archives micropublication T626_2543.