“The History of the Stark Family” is published

Marie Stark Wallace (August 15,1867 – June 15,1966) is the third of four daughters of Silvia and Louis Stark. When Marie was in her nineties, she wrote the history of her family. After her death, her manuscript was published in The Gulf Islands Driftwood newspaper as an 11-part series. “From Slavery to Freedom: The History of the Stark Family” The first installment was published on November 7, 1979.

Image: Marie Albertina Stark Wallace, age 98. Courtesy of Salt Spring Island Archives/Gulf Islands Driftwood Archives, August 19, 1965