Re Charles Starkweather & Worthington, Hampshire, MA.: The records of the Worthington Town, Hampshire Co., MA. are best found in the "Holbrook Collection" & the "Corbin Collection". Both are incomplete and spotty at best. I believe that there was a church that during the time in question (1800 - 1840) it may have burnt down and lost much of the records of the area. My records show that my Roger Benjamin married a one Eliziabeth Starwweather in 1788 they had a child (amoung others which I have info on) - Charles Benjamin - whom I am trying to trace. The Corbin records in question above can be found in Pittsfield Library MA. The Holbrook Collection is on microfilm, but hard to read (best to buy the film and use a scanner to read it and most all is in long hand on old paper). Hope this helps.