Richard P Stratton

15 October 1810–5 October 1876 (Age 66)
Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Richard P

When Richard P Stratton was born on 15 October 1810, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, his father, Colonel Harry James Stratton, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Anne Pinson, was 36. He married Sarah Ann Bradberry on 7 June 1838, in Oblong Township, Crawford, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Crawford, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 5 October 1876, in Licking Township, Crawford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Licking Township, Crawford, Illinois, United States.

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Richard P Stratton
Sarah Ann Bradberry
Marriage: 7 June 1838
Tandy Robert Stratton
Mary M Stratton
Jane Ann Stratton
Sarah L. Stratton
Richard E. Stratton
Hester Elizabeth Stratton
Hiram Henry Stratton
Nancy Elzella Stratton
Emmeline Rhoda Stratton
Lucinda Bell Stratton

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7 June 1838
Oblong Township, Crawford, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 8

Illinois is the 21st state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Richard Stratton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Richard Stratton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Richard Stratton, "United States Census, 1850"

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