James Franklin Strunk

24 April 1865–15 June 1953 (Age 88)
Marion Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Franklin

When James Franklin Strunk was born on 24 April 1865, in Marion Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Robert D. Strunk, was 27 and his mother, Levina Reish, was 22. He married Cora Mary Harvey in 1886, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Spring Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Howard, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 15 June 1953, in State College, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Pine Hall Cemetery, State College, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Franklin Strunk
1865–1953
Cora Mary Harvey
1863–1942
Marriage: 1886
Florence Ethel Strunk
1887–1982
Carrie M Strunk
1890–1971
Walter Harvey Strunk
1892–1981
Arthur H Strunk
1898–1984
Esther Y Strunk
1901–
Gilbert Milford Strunk
1903–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1886
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Robert D. Strunk

    Male1837–1911Male

    Levina Reish

    Female1843–1930Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1865–1953Male

    Harry Milford Strunk

    Male1866–Male

    Female1869–Female

    Anna Mae Strunk

    Female1873–1946Female

    John Marvin Strunk

    Male1876–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 12

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German strunk ‘stalk’, ‘stump’, hence a nickname for a short, stout, ungainly person, or a topographic name for someone who lived in an area with tree trunks.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Strunk, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Francklin Strunk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James F Strunk in household of Edward J Warner, "United States Census, 1880"

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