1. Edward Starbuck was born supposedly on 16 February 1604 at Draycott, Derbyshire, England and died 4 March 1690 at Nantucket, Massachusetts. He married Katherine Reynolds, the daughter of Robert and Esther (Ruth) Reynolds. There is no documentary proof that Katherine was a Reynolds. Edward was first at Dover, New Hampshire in 1640 living there until 1659 when he removed to Nantucket. Edward and Katherine had six children: Sarah, Shuah, Abigail, Nathaniel, Jethro, and Dorcas. There is possibly a seventh child named Esther, wife of William Furber.
2. Sarah Starbuck was born about 1625 and died after 1714. She married about 1645, Joseph Austin, born about 1616 and died at Dover, New Hampshire January 1662/3. Sarah married secondly on 2 March 1664/5 at Dover, New Hampshire, Humphrey Varney, born about 1637 and died before 2 June 1714 at Dover, son of William and Bridget (Deverell) Varney. By her first marriage, Sarah had five children: Thomas, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Deborah, and Mary. By her second marriage, Sarah had six more children: John, Peter, Joseph, Abigail, John, and Ebenezer.
Starbucks All 1635-1985: A Biographical Genealogical Dictionary by James Carlton Starbuck (Roswell, GA, 1984).
Genealogical Dictionary of ME and NH by Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis (Portland, 1939, reprinted Baltimore, 1988), p. 656-7.
History of Nantucket by Obed Macy (New York, Research Reprints, 1970).
"Nantucket Ear Marks" by Ann Smith Lainhart, New England Historical & Genealogical Register 150 (1996):204.
“William Varney of Ipswich and Gloucester, Massachusetts” by Kathleen C. Barber and Janet Ireland Delorey, The American Genealogist 81 (2006):161-171, 316-321.