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Herschel Strayer

Male 1902 - 1959  (56 years)


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  • Name Herschel Strayer  [1
    Born 28 Jul 1902  West Liberty, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jan 1959  West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3956  Our Back Rhodes Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father John Edward Strayer,   b. 15 Jul 1861, West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1923, West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F1231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes Helene Angle 
    Married Aug 1930  Degraff, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Robert Strayer
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1234  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1920 Census, Ohio, Vol. 123, E.D. 191, Sheet 11, Line 75, 220 Oak Land Square, Bellefontaine, Logan County, has Herschel living with parents, age 17.


      - OBITUARY - Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, dtg August 1959

      Herschel Robert Strayer, 56, 721 south Main Street, died at 1025 p.m. Saturday in Mary Rutan Hospital. Hospitalized on several occasions, he had last been a patient at Mary Rutan hospital Dec. 12.
      He was an engine dispatcher for the New York Central System for 37 years. Born July 28, 1902, in West Liberty, a son of John Edward and Laura Sower Strayer, he was graduated from Bellefontaine high school in 1921. In 1939 he married tol

      The deceased became ill about five years ago when he experienced such tired feeling that a local physician advised a series of blood tests be taken for confirmation and diagnostic reasons. He entered University hospital, Columbus, whedt
      rles Doane, confirmed that Mr. Strayer was ill of a disease of the bone marrow which is unable to manufacture red blood cells. While at the hospital in Columbus, four blood transfusions were administered and his health then improved.
      In the earlier stages of the disease only a pint of blood was needed every three or four weeks but it progressed so rapidly that he received 71 pints in 1957 and many more than 100 pints in 1958. He had a rare type of blood, A-Negatit co-operative in having this type of blood available at regular intervals via the Red Cross blood program.
      Surviving with his wife are a son, John Robert, of Pensacola, Fla., and three brothers, Floyd Strayer, Urbana; Willis Strayer, Dayton and Ray P. Strayer, R.F.D. 4, Bellefontaine.
      The deceased was a member of the First Lutheran Church and of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks.
      Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Eichholtz funeral home in charge of Rev. Olen A. Peters. Burial will be made in West Liberty Fairview cemetery.
      Friends may call at the funeral home.------

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


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