Rhoda A. Strange

Brief Life History of Rhoda A.

When Rhoda A. Strange was born on 12 April 1874, in Kansas, United States, her father, Rev John Sylvester Strange, was 42 and her mother, Susana Nancy Hendrickson, was 38. She died on 27 February 1879, at the age of 4, and was buried in Lincoln, Lincoln, Kansas, United States.

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Rev John Sylvester Strange
Susana Nancy Hendrickson
Aaron Oilver Strange
Lafayette B. Strange
Louis F. Strange
Elizabeth Ellen Strange
Henry Clinton Strange
Rhoda A. Strange
Dorinda Rebecca Strange
Albert Strange

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  • Rhoda A. Strange, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

Name Meaning

English (Wiltshire and Gloucestershire): nickname for a newcomer to a district, from Middle English strange ‘foreign’ (Old French estrange, Latin extraneus, from extra ‘outside’).

Irish (Antrim): this name is also common in Ireland, where, in addition to its English etymology, it may represent an Anglicized form of any of several Irish names containing the element gall ‘stranger’, e.g. Doyle , Gallagher .

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

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