Edward Randolph Stratton

11 February 1850–6 December 1919 (Age 69)
New York City, New York County, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Edward Randolph

When Edward Randolph Stratton was born on 11 February 1850, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States, his father, Enoch Stratton Jr, was 48 and his mother, Amy Thorn, was 42. He married Clara Hayes McCormick on 20 February 1879. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 December 1919, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Randolph Stratton
Clara Hayes McCormick
Marriage: 20 February 1879
Lester Adams Stratton
Ralph Thorn Stratton
Mary Elizabeth Stratton
Eleanor Stratton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1879
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 13
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: habitational name from any of several places called Stratton or Stretton, almost all named with Old English strǣt ‘paved road, Roman road’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. Stratton in Cornwall, which may also be a partial source of the surname, probably has as its first element Cornish stras ‘valley’.English: variant of Sturton, a habitational name from Sturton le Steeple (Nottinghamshire), Great Sturton (Lincolnshire), Sturton by Stow (Lincolnshire), or possibly Sturton (Northumberland), all of which placenames share the same etymology and early spellings as 1 above.Scottish: habitational name from Straiton (Ayrshire), Straiton in Liberton (Midlothian), or South Straiton in Logie (Fife), all named with Old English strǣt ‘street, Roman road’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Randolph Shatton in household of Enoch Shatton, "New York State Census, 1855"
    • Edw. R. Strattan in entry for Ralph Thorn Strattan and Phoebe Mae Bogardus, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Edward R Straten in household of Enoch Straten, "United States Census, 1870"

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