James H Stratton

11 September 1833–
Christiansburg, Jackson Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States

The Life of James H

When James H Stratton was born on 11 September 1833, in Christiansburg, Jackson Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States, his father, Orange Stratton, was 32 and his mother, Isabella Long, was 29. He married Laura Catherine Rapp on 21 June 1859, in Miami, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Marion, Center Township, Grant, Indiana, United States for about 10 years.

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James H Stratton
Laura Catherine Rapp
Marriage: 21 June 1859
Luella Alice Stratton
Edith Vernon Stratton
Charles Orange Stratton
Harry Everett Stratton
Pearl Hartley Stratton
Edna Irene Stratton
Orville Guy Stratton
Lora Glee Stratton

Spouse and Children


    Laura Catherine Rapp


21 June 1859
Miami, Ohio, United States


    Luella Alice Stratton


    Edith Vernon Stratton


    Charles Orange Stratton


    Harry Everett Stratton


    Pearl Hartley Stratton


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries: 1834: Miami, Indiana, United States
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 32

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, in Bedfordshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Surrey, and Wiltshire, so named from Old English strǣt ‘paved high-way’, ‘Roman road’( see Street ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. A place of the same name in Cornwall, which may also be a partial source of the surname, probably has as its first element Cornish stras ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Stratton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James H Stratton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Stratton, "United States Census, 1920"

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