Bidwell Strickland

1802–1858 (Age 56)
Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Bidwell

When Bidwell Strickland was born in 1802, in Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, David Strickland, was 24 and his mother, Mary "Polly", was 20. 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

15 July 1828
Lenox Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 9

"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

Age 17

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: habitational name from a place in Cumbria, so called from Old English styr(i)c, steorc ‘bullock’ + land ‘land’, ‘pasture’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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