Bart Starr

Birth Name: Bryan Bartlett Starr

Date of Birth: January 9, 1934

Place of Birth: Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Death: May 26, 2019

Place of Death: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Welsh, distant German, Swiss-German, and French

Bart Starr was an American professional football player and coach. He was voted Super Bowl MVP for Super Bowl I (1967) and II (1968).

Bart was the son of Lula (Tucker) and Benjamin Bryan Starr. He was married to Cherry, with whom he had two children.

Bart’s paternal grandfather was Benjamin F. Starr (the son of Benjamin Hill Starr and Pauline Curry Lewis). Bart’s great-grandfather Benjamin was the son of Samuel Turner Starr and Leticia “Lettie” Fulton.

Bart’s paternal grandmother was Jimmie Nevada Smith (the daughter of James A. Smith and Martha Elizabeth Carroll). Jimmie was born in Alabama.

Bart’s maternal grandfather was named Edward C. Tucker. Edward was born in Tennessee.

Bart’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Lee Goree (the daughter of John Langston Goree and Alabama Ivey). Mary Lee was born in Alabama. John was the son of Milton Andrew Goree and Eliza Jane Graves. Bart’s great-grandmother Alabama Ivey was the daughter of Norfleet Ivey and Nancy Elizabeth Avent.

Sources: Genealogy of Bart Starr –

Marriage record of Bart’s parents –

4 Responses

  1. follers says:

    Ethnic, is there a picture, please?

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