Hulda Strait

29 January 1794–18 August 1874 (Age 80)
Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Hulda

When Hulda Strait was born on 29 January 1794, in Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Samuel Strait, was 52 and her mother, Jerusha Burton, 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, 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
Jaban S. Pettibone
James M. Pettibone
John Burton Pettibone

Spouse and Children

28 November 1815


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Strait





    Laura McKee



    George Strait


    Mary Strait


    Deary Strait


+8 More Children

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.
1811 · USS Revenge

Age 17

On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.
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: variant of Straight .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Huldah Pettibone in household of Levi Pettibone, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Huldah Pettebone in household of Levi Pettebone, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Huldah Pettibone, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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