2.ALEXANDER3STARRETT (SAMUEL2, STARRETT1) was born Abt. 1811 in Adams County, Ohio, and died January 10, 1842 in Laporte County, Indiana. He married THARISSAMCLAIN October 25, 1836 in Indiana. She was born Abt. 1821, and died Abt. 1848.
Notes for ALEXANDERSTARRETT: Alexander was said to have been a wrestler who was killed in a match. All I have been able to find relating to his death is, cemetery records from Union Mills Twnp. in Laporte County Indiana, and some leagal records, because he died intestate. Also guardianship papers of his son Joseph C., letters of adminstration and the Items sold after his death. He is buried in Union Mills Township Cemetery in LaPorte County along with his brother Joseph and Sarah the wife of Joseph.
MARRIAGE OF ALEXANDER STARRATT AND THARISSA MCLAIN
State of Indiana Be remembered that on the 21st day of October s.s. in the year eighteen hundred and thirty six, a LaPorte County marriage license was issued to Alexander Starratt and Tharissa McLain both of said county. He of lawful age and she by consent of mother (per Wm. West). Wm. Hawkins clerk A certificate of which marriage is filed here. State of Indiana s.s. LaPorte County I John F. Allison an acting Justice of the Peace for said county, do hereby certify that I joined in the bonds of matrimony Alexander Starrette and Tharissa McLain on the 25th day of October 1836 according to law. Given under my hand and seal this 25th day of October 1836 Filed and Recorded November 1st. J. F. Allison JP. (seal) 1836 Witness Wm. Hawkins clerk L.C.
Notes for THARISSAMCLAIN: Tharissa remarried after Alexander's death 1842. Her second marriage was on May 4, 1843, to Graham Kennedy, to this union was born one son, James Kennedy, who was living in Watseka, Illinois in March of 1923. Tharissa died around 1848 at which time at which time her son Joseph C. went to live with family in Tippecanoe County. ( See Guardianship Bond of Joseph C. Sterrett, February 14, 1848, LaPorte County)