Alice Elsie Stranahan

1724–1800 (Age 76)
Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Alice Elsie

When Alice Elsie Stranahan was born in 1724, in Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, James S Stranahan, was 25 and her mother, JoAnn Greene, was 25. She married Theophilus Jackson Sr. on 9 October 1746, in Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1800, in Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 76.

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Theophilus Jackson Sr.
Alice Elsie Stranahan
Marriage: 9 October 1746
Isabel Sibyl Jackson
Olive Jackson
Ann Jackson
Theophilus Jackson
Jacob Jackson
Alex Jackson
Samuel Jackson
James Jackson
Mary Jackson
Major Samuel Jackson
Rhoda Jackson

Spouse and Children

9 October 1746
Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (4)


Age 52

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 57

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 59

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Irish (County Down): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sranacháin ‘descendant of Sranachán’, a personal name apparently derived from srann ‘snoring’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Else in entry for Olive Jackson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Else in entry for Theophilus Jackson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Else in entry for Jacob Jackson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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