Bidwell Strickland

Brief Life History of Bidwell

Bidwell Strickland was born in 1802, in Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. He married Elvira Gleason on 15 July 1828, in Lenox Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Andover, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1830 and Morgan Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died in 1858, in Rock Creek, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 56.

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Bidwell Strickland
Elvira Gleason
Marriage: 15 July 1828
Marion Engelia Strickland
Wallace C. Strickland
Harrison L Strickland
Antoinette Strickland

Sources (6)

  • B Strickland, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Bidwell Strickland, "Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850"
  • Bedwell Strickland, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (7)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


"ASHTABULA COUNTY - This county was formed 7 June 1807, and was taken from Trumbull and Geauga [Counties], and the date of its organization was 22 January 1811. It derived its name from Ashtabula River, which signifies in Indian dialect, ""Fish River."""

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Great and Little Strickland (Westmorland) or Strickland Ketel and Strickland Roger (also Westmorland). The placenames derive from Old English stīrc ‘stirk, young bullock or heifer’ + land ‘land’.

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

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