Laura Strait

Femaleabout 1796–28 January 1824

Brief Life History of Laura

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.

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Dr. James McKee Jr.
Laura Strait
Marriage: 25 October 1821
Laura Mckee

Sources (3)

  • Laura Strait, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Laura Mckee, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Laura Strait, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1821Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 4

    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 7

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 8

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    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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