Rachel Stratton

9 September 1879–
Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Stratton was born on 9 September 1879, in Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Frederick Stratton, was 36 and her mother, Rose Hannah Manning, was 44. She lived in Peterborough St John the Baptist, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. In 1911, at the age of 32, her occupation is listed as servant in Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Stratton
1843–
Rose Hannah Manning
1835–
Frederick Stratton
1866–
John Stratton
1868–
Edward Stratton
1871–
Marion Stratton
1873–
Charles Stratton
1874–
Sarah Elizabeth Stratton
1877–
Rachel Stratton
1879–

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World Events (8)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 4

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1884

Age 5

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1914

Age 35

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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)

  • Rachel Stratton in household of Charles Stratton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Rachel Stratton in household of Frederick Stratton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Racheal Stretton in household of James G Barford, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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