Esther Raudenbush Strawn

Brief Life History of Esther Raudenbush

When Esther Raudenbush Strawn was born on 28 July 1807, in Strawntown, Haycock Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Abel Strawn, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Raudenbush, was 42. She married Charles Johnson about 1828, in Haycock Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 15 June 1884, in Richland MM, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Quakertown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles Johnson
Esther Raudenbush Strawn
Marriage: about 1828
Hampton Watson Johnson
Mary Ann Johnson
Oliver James Johnson
Anna Maria Johnson

Sources (4)

  • Esther Johnson in household of Charles Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Esther Raudenbush Strawn Johnson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hester Johnson in household of Charles Johnson, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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