Anna E. Strout

Brief Life History of Anna E.

When Anna E. Strout was born on 11 October 1861, in Indiana, United States, her father, Mark Dana Strout, was 28 and her mother, Mary Ellen Gullett, was 23. She married Dean S Conger on 5 August 1903, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Lafayette, Wabash New Purchase, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 June 1953, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Sources (7)

  • Anna Strout in household of Mark Strout, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Anna E. Bromley, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"
  • Anna E. Conger, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

English: nickname for an argumentative person, from Middle English strout, strut ‘strife, dispute, debate’ (Old English strūt).

English: from the Old Norse personal name Strútr, Strut, apparently a nickname from strútr ‘pointed hood’ (referring to a cone-like ornament on a headdress or cap).

Possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch Stroet: habitational name from Stroet in North Holland or a topographic name from Dutch stroet ‘brush, thicket, swamp’.

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

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