Edyth May Stratton

24 January 1876–
Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Edyth May

When Edyth May Stratton was born on 24 January 1876, in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joel Augustus Stratton, was 38 and her mother, Hannah Watts Comey, was 41. She lived in Reading, Lyon, Kansas, United States in 1880.

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Joel Augustus Stratton
Hannah Watts Comey
Joel Alfred Stratton
Isabelle Comey Stratton
Stanley Hollis Stratton
Arthur Hallam Stratton
Edyth May Stratton

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World Events (8)

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 1

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 31

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Edith May Stratton in household of J A Stratton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edith May Stratton, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Edith May Stratton, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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