George Leo Stratton

29 August 1894–24 August 1972 (Age 77)
Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Leo

When George Leo Stratton was born on 29 August 1894, in Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Miles Evans Stratton, was 26 and his mother, Annie Files, was 22. He married Grace Cleary on 20 January 1915, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pitcairn, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and North Braddock, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 24 August 1972, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Redwood Memorial Estates, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Leo Stratton
1894–1972
Grace Cleary
1893–
Marriage: 20 January 1915
George M Stratton
1916–
Donald Martin Leo Stratton
1917–2009
Ethel Catherine Stratton
1920–2011
Robert Stratton
1922–2010
Mary Grace Stratton
1926–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 January 1915
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

    George M Stratton

    Male1916–Male

    Male1917–2009Male

    Ethel Catherine Stratton

    Female1920–2011Female

    Robert Stratton

    Male1922–2010Male

    Mary Grace Stratton

    Female1926–2009Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Merle A. Stratton

    Male1890–1918Male

    Male1894–1972Male

    Ethel Stratton

    Female1896–Female

    Male1898–1979Male

    Melissa Stratton

    Female1901–1983Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 2

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 21

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

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)

  • George Stratton in household of Miles T Stratton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George R Stratton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George L Stratton, "United States Census, 1930"

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