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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Family Time Line

Joseph Strawn
1794–1870
Lydia Mumbower
1795–1874
Marriage: 1816
Angelina Strawn
1824–1896
Charles Foulke Strawn
1836–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1816
Haycock Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(2)

    Angelina Strawn

    Female1824–1896Female

    Charles Foulke Strawn

    Male1836–1911Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

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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