Thomas Wetzel Stroh

Male17 October 1810–9 March 1874

Brief Life History of Thomas Wetzel

When Thomas Wetzel Stroh was born on 17 October 1810, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Michael Stroh, was 38 and his mother, Maria Margaretha Wetzel, was 11807. He had at least 1 son with Mary Jane More. He died on 9 March 1874, in Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Grafton Cemetery, Grafton, Ash Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States.

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Thomas Wetzel Stroh
Mary Jane More
Elias Stroh

Sources (5)

  • Thomas Stroh, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Thomas W. Stroh, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Thomas Wetzel Stroh, "Find A Grave Index"

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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.

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 2

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

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

German: from Middle High German strō ‘straw’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in straw, or a nickname for an exceptionally thin man or someone with straw-colored hair. Compare Straw and Strow .

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

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