Christiana Strawn

1800–14 March 1839 (Age 39)
Strawntown, Haycock Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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
1786–1875
Christiana Strawn
1800–1839
Marriage: 6 March 1821
Catharine Swartzlander
1822–1866
Aaron Swartzlander
1826–
Mary Swartzlander
1832–1902
Abel S. Swartzlander
1824–1906
John Swartzlander
1826–1827
Salome Swartzlander
1827–1833
Elizabeth Swartzlander
1832–1863
Emily Swartzlander
1837–1839

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 March 1821
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Catharine Swartzlander

    Female1822–1866Female

    Abel S. Swartzlander

    Male1824–1906Male

    John Swartzlander

    Male1826–1827Male

    Aaron Swartzlander

    Male1826–Male

    Salome Swartzlander

    Female1827–1833Female

+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.
1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Christiana Strawn, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Christiana Strawn Swartzlander, "Find A Grave Index"

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