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
Grace Cleary
Marriage: 20 January 1915
George M Stratton
Donald Martin Leo Stratton
Ethel Catherine Stratton
Robert Stratton
Mary Grace Stratton

Spouse and Children

20 January 1915
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States


    George M Stratton



    Ethel Catherine Stratton


    Robert Stratton


    Mary Grace Stratton


Parents and Siblings



    Merle A. Stratton



    Ethel Stratton



    Melissa Stratton


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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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