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Re: Looking for the elusive Strayers
Posted by: Lois Lynn Date: July 20, 1999 at 11:22:54
In Reply to: Looking for the elusive Strayers by Ann Colby of 1621

I am part of the Lucas Co., Oh Strayer family through Michael's brother, John Strayer b. 1811 d. 1892. Michael & Barbara are buried in Lash (Dick) Cemetery, Williams Co. Mary Catherine b. 1830 d. 3 Aug 1870 Bridgewater Twp, Williams Co. Death record stated she lived in Malsborough, Stark Co. One of 6 who died of consumption in Bridgewater Twp at that time. Sarah b. 1836 d. 1908. Catherine, Sarah,& James all buried at Pease Cemetery, Bridgewater Twp, Williams Co. James owen(s) obit in the Bryan Democrat, 26 Nov 1903, p. 4, stated he had 3 wives & had children by 2 of them. Williams Co. birth records list 3 of Sarah & James' children: Edward E. Owen b. 24 Jul 1872; Phoeba Owen b. 31 Mar 1874; He(r)man Owen b. 27 Sep 1876. Herman is buried in Floral Grove Cemetery in Madison Twp, Williams Co. There's a family bio in the : Williams County, Ohio Vol 2 p. 648, published in 1980. Article states that James had 12 children. I have more on Herman Owen's family, or more on the Peter & Eva Catherine Seneff Strayer's Family (Michael's parents), if you are interested. I have found descendants from 3 of the 7 children so far.

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