Joseph Strawn

27 December 1794–12 June 1870 (Age 75)
Strawntown, Haycock Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Strawn was born on 27 December 1794, in Strawntown, Haycock Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abel Strawn, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Raudenbush, was 30. He married Lydia Mumbower in 1816, in Haycock Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 12 June 1870, in Quakertown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 75.

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Joseph Strawn
Lydia Mumbower
Marriage: 1816
Angelina Strawn
Charles Foulke Strawn

Spouse and Children

Haycock Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States


    Angelina Strawn


    Charles Foulke Strawn


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 18

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

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

Probably an altered form of Strachan or Straughan , reflecting the pronunciation.

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

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