Samuel J. Strait

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

The Life of Samuel J.

When Samuel J. Strait was born on 22 December 1786, in Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, Samuel Strait, was 45 and his mother, Jerusha Burton, was 28. 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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Family Time Line

Samuel J. Strait
1786–1876
Rachel Purdy
1790–1864
Marriage: 22 December 1805
Sybel Strait
1806–1864
Mary Strait
1809–1877
Esther Strait
1811–1875
Samuel Saterlee Strait
1816–1876
Lydia Caroline
1821–1842

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1805
Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Strait

    Male1741–1838Male

    Female1758–1803Female

siblings

(13)

    Laura McKee

    Female1772–1798Female

    Male1780–1858Male

    George Strait

    Male1783–1859Male

    Mary Strait

    Female1785–1811Female

    Deary Strait

    Female1785–Female

+8 More Children

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.
1812

Age 26

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Straight .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Strait, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel Strait, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Will of Samuel Strait - pg3

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