When Samuel 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.
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).