Samuel J. Strait

22 December 1786–13 August 1876 (Age 89)
Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel J.

Samuel J. Strait was born on 22 December 1786, in Bennington, Vermont, United States as the son of Samuel Strait and Martha. He married Rachel Purdy on 22 December 1805, in Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 13 August 1876, at the age of 89.

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Samuel J. Strait
Rachel Purdy
Marriage: 22 December 1805
Sybel Strait
Mary Strait
Esther Strait
Samuel Saterlee Strait
Lydia Caroline Strait

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1805Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 1
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
    1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State
    Age 5
    On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
    Age 26
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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    Sources (9)

    • Samuel Strait, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
    • Samuel Strait, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Death Certificate Jerusha Strait Dillon

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