Hulda Strait

Female29 January 1794–18 August 1874

Brief Life History of Hulda

When Hulda Strait was born on 29 January 1794, in Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Solomon Straight, was 48 and her mother, Sibyl Strait, was 35. She married Levi Pettibone on 28 November 1815. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Farmington Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 August 1874, in Milford, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Farmington Hills, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Pettibone
Hulda Strait
Marriage: 28 November 1815
Judson Pettibone
Jane M Pettibone
Julia E. Pettibone
Jabin S. Pettibone
James M. Pettibone
John Burton Pettibone

Sources (7)

  • Huldah Pettibone in household of Levi Pettibone, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Huldah Pettibone, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Huldah Traight in entry for Jane Wiand, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1815
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 6

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 11

    The Territory of Michigan was organized as an incorporated territory of the United States on June 30, 1805, with Detroit as the territorial capital.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 25

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex):

    nickname from Middle English streight ‘straight, upright’, presumably applied in either a literal or figurative sense.

    nickname from Middle English streit ‘strict, severe’ (Old French estreit).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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