When Laura Strait was born about 1796, in Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Samuel Strait, was 56 and her mother, Jerusha Burton, was 39. She married Dr. James McKee Jr. on 25 October 1821, in Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 28 January 1824, in her hometown, at the age of 29.
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).