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John Edward Strayer

Male 1861 - 1923  (62 years)


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  • Name John Edward Strayer  [1
    Born 15 Jul 1861  West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Aug 1923  West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3951  Our Back Rhodes Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Family Laura Sower,   b. 5 Sep 1859, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1935, West Liberty, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Alda Mae Strayer,   b. 28 Sep 1884,   d. 8 Sep 1916, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. Cecil Flossie Strayer,   b. 10 Oct 1888,   d. 26 Nov 1934, West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Addie Belle Strayer,   b. 26 Apr 1890, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1955, West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Floyd Pearl Strayer,   b. 12 Sep 1893, West Liberty, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1961, Urbana Mercy Memorial Hospital, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. Willis Warrich Strayer,   b. 3 Jun 1895, West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1971, North Palm Beach, Florida. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Ray Percy Strayer,   b. 30 Oct 1898,   d. 22 Mar 1971, Miami, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     7. Herschel Strayer,   b. 28 Jul 1902, West Liberty, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1959, West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Ohio, Adams twsp., Champaign County, Page 196B, Dwelling 64, has has John (Edward) living with parents, age 8.

      1880 Census, Ohio, Vol. 7, E.D. 17, Sheet 10, Line 10, Adams twsp., Champaign County, has John E. living with his father, age 18.

      1900 Census, Ohio, Vol. 92, E.D. 114, Sheet 3, Line 28, Liberty twsp., Logan County, has John living with wife Laura; three daughters, May (Alda Mae), Cecil F. and Adda B. (Addie); three sons, Floyd P., Willis R. and Percy R.

      1920 Census, Ohio, Vol. 123, E.D. 191, Sheet 11, Line 75, 220 Oak Land Square, Bellefontaine, Logan County, has John living with wife Laura; four sons, Floyd P., Willis, Ray P., and Hershal R.; one granddaughter, Dorothy I. Bolen.

      John lived in West Liberty, Ohio for thirty years. He was associated with the Niagara Steam Company of West Liberty; Volunteer Fire Department from March 9, 1892 to and after 1917. He worked as a Lamplighter for West Liberty before they haci. he also helped take care of the jail and worked at the West liberty Condensery as a stationary engineer. They moved to Bellefontaine (220 Oakland Square) in the spring of 1923. John died of a combination of intestinal flu and blood po isoning. He received the blood poisoning from a metal splinter in his finger. He was a member of the Christian Church in West Liberty and the International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge#6.



      OBITUARY - West Liberty Banner, dtg August 23, 1923 - Logan County, Ohio.

      J.E. Strayer (John Edward) - 62, son of Joseph and Emily Strayer, DeGraff, wife Laura Sowers, daughter Mrs. May Bolen died 8 years ago, her daughter Dorothy lived with him. Sons, Floyd P. of Urbana, Ray of Springfield, Herschel and Wils and Mrs. Ernest Yoder of West Liberty.



      More About JOHN EDWARD STRAYER:
      Burial: Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Lot 41, West Liberty Cemetery, Logan County, Ohio.

  • Sources 
    1. [S448] GEDCOM file imported on 29 Mar 2003.


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