James Stratton

22 December 1824–23 March 1907 (Age 82)
Ware, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Stratton was born on 22 December 1824, in Ware, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Barton Stratton, was 30 and his mother, Susannah Vyse, was 31. He married Frances Clark on 9 February 1851, in Head Clara and Maria, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1844. He died on 23 March 1907, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Stratton
1824–1907
Eliza Briggs
1836–1871
Marriage: 2 February 1857
James Barton Stratton
1857–1920
Ruth Briggs Stratton
1858–1933
Sarah Ann Stratton
1859–1934
John Henry Stratton
1861–1935
Joseph William Stratton
1863–1863
Eliza Stratton
1865–1939
David Thomas Stratton
1866–1927
Samuel Stratton
1868–1882
Alfred James Stratton
1871–1891

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1828
    Age 4
    Santa Anna repels Spain's attempt to regain control of Mexico. Guerrero abolishes slavery as means of discouraging migration of United States southerners to Texas.
    1846
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: habitational name from any of several places called Stratton or Stretton, almost all named with Old English strǣt ‘paved road, Roman road’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. Stratton in Cornwall, which may also be a partial source of the surname, probably has as its first element Cornish stras ‘valley’.English: variant of Sturton, a habitational name from Sturton le Steeple (Nottinghamshire), Great Sturton (Lincolnshire), Sturton by Stow (Lincolnshire), or possibly Sturton (Northumberland), all of which placenames share the same etymology and early spellings as 1 above.Scottish: habitational name from Straiton (Ayrshire), Straiton in Liberton (Midlothian), or South Straiton in Logie (Fife), all named with Old English strǣt ‘street, Roman road’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Stretton
    Strutton
    Straiton

    Story Highlight

    History Of Eliza Briggs born 1836

    HISTORY OF ELIZA BRIGGS, DAUGHTER OF JOHN & RUTH BUTTERWORTH BRIGGS: WIFE OF JAMES STRATTON----COMPILED BY CORA STONE BIGLER DAUGHTER OF LOUISA STRATTON STONE—ALSO EDITED AND MATERIAL ADDED BY JUDY ED …

    Sources (56)

    • James Stratten in household of John H. Stratten, "United States Census, 1900"
    • James Stretton in entry for William Peter James Casady and Martha Jane Ryan, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • James Stratten in entry for James Berton Stratten, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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