John W. Strawser Sr

Brief Life History of John W.

When John W. Strawser Sr was born on 6 October 1823, in Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States, his father, David Strawser, was 26 and his mother, Rhoda Jane Starkey, was 22. He married Susannah Speakman in 1847, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Harrison Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Colerain Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 8 November 1886, in Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Mooresville, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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John W. Strawser Sr
Rebecca J. Miller
Marriage: 18 September 1856
Nancy Ann Strawser
Jacob Martin Strawser
Alonzo Newton Strawser
Amanda Ellen Strawser
Samuel Strawser
David W. Strawser
Charity Strawser
Lovetta Jane Strawser
Alice Rosaella Strawser
Perry Elza Strawser
Perry Elzie Strawser
Albert Strawser
Mary Marilda Strawser

Sources (48)

  • John Strawser, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973
  • John Strauser, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Strasser .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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