Joseph Strang

Male3 November 1857–

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Strang was born on 3 November 1857, in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Robert Strang, was 47 and his mother, Mary Russell, was 42. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Helen Ellen Blair. He lived in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Joseph Strang
Helen Ellen Blair
Thomas Strang
Agnes Strang
John Strang
Robert Blair Strang
Catherine Russell Strang

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Strang, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Joseph Strang, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Joseph Strang, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 11

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.


Age 27

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 33

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): variant of Strong .

German: topographic name from Middle High German stranc ‘strip of land’, or a habitational name from any of the places so called.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a rope maker, from Middle High German stranc, German Strang ‘cord, rope’.

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

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