Christiana Strawn

Female1800–14 March 1839

Brief Life History of Christiana

When Christiana Strawn was born in 1800, in Strawntown, Haycock Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Abel Strawn, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Raudenbush, was 36. She married Joseph Swartzlander on 6 March 1821, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 14 March 1839, in Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Swartzlander
Christiana Strawn
Marriage: 6 March 1821
Catharine Swartzlander
Aaron Swartzlander
Mary Swartzlander
Abel S. Swartzlander
John Swartzlander
Salome Swartzlander
Elizabeth Swartzlander
Emily Swartzlander

Sources (4)

  • Christiana Strawn, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Christiana Strawn Swartzlander, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Christina Swartzlander, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1821Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 0

    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 3

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 12

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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