Anna Strawn

9 August 1789–1866 (Age 76)
Hancock, Longswamp Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Strawn was born on 9 August 1789, in Hancock, Longswamp Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Abel Strawn, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Raudenbush, was 24. She married James Johnson about 1830. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 1866, at the age of 77, and was buried in Coopersburg, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Johnson
Anna Strawn
Marriage: about 1830
Abel Strawn Johnson
Oliver James Johnson

Spouse and Children

about 1830


Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 2

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

Age 23

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 (1)

  • Ann Strawn Johnson, "Find A Grave Index"

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