Joseph Strawn

Male27 December 1794–12 June 1870

Brief Life History 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 Mumbauer on 28 December 1819, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 June 1870, in Quakertown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Coopersburg, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Joseph Strawn
Lydia Mumbauer
Marriage: 28 December 1819
Angelina Strawn
Clayton Strawn

Sources (5)

  • Joseph Strawn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jos Strawn, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Joseph Strawn, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1819Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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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.


    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries 1812: Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

    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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