Joseph Strawn

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

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Joseph Strawn
1794–1870
Lydia Mumbauer
1802–1874
Marriage: 28 December 1819
Angelina Strawn
1824–1896
Clayton Strawn
1836–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1819Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Strachan

    Sources (5)

    • Joseph Strawn, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jos Strawn, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Jos Strawn, "United States Census, 1860"

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