William Stratton

March 1852–December 1900 (Age 48)
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Stratton was born in March 1852, in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Grimes Stratton, was 29 and his mother, Mary Kershaw Brown, was 33. He married Emma Watson on 12 February 1873, in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in December 1900, in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

William Stratton
1852–1900
Emma Watson
1851–1926
Marriage: 12 February 1873
William Thomas Stretton
1877–
Evelyn Anne Stratton
1878–
Gertrude Stratton
1879–1960
Marion Stratton
1882–
Frederick Grimes Stratton
1883–
Nelly Kershaw Stratton
1885–

Spouse and Children

    Male1852–1900Male

    Emma Watson

    Female1851–1926Female

MARRIAGE
12 February 1873
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    William Thomas Stretton

    Male1877–Male

    Evelyn Anne Stratton

    Female1878–Female

    Female1879–1960Female

    Marion Stratton

    Female1882–Female

    Frederick Grimes Stratton

    Male1883–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 28

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 32

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Stratton in household of Thomas Stratton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Stratton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Stratton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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