Edward Randolph Stratton

11 February 1850–6 December 1919 (Age 69)
New York,, NY

The Life of Edward Randolph

When Edward Randolph Stratton was born on 11 February 1850, his father, Enoch Stratton Jr, was 48 and his mother, Amy Thorne, was 42. He married Clara Hayes McCormick on 20 February 1879. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1855. He died on 6 December 1919, 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

20 February 1879


    Lester Adams Stratton


    Ralph Thorn Stratton



    Eleanor Stratton


Parents and Siblings



    Isabella Morgan Stratton


    Mary Ann Stratton


    George Woolley Strattan



    Emily Longstieth Strattan


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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: 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)

  • Randolph Shatton in household of Enoch Shatton, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Edward R Straten in household of Enoch Straten, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edward R Stratton in household of John Mattiford, "United States Census, 1900"

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